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Stolmy Pimentel To DL, Cumpton Sent Down, Mazzaro and Hughes Return

Stolmy Pimentel To DL, Cumpton Sent Down, Mazzaro and Hughes Return

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Stolmy Pimentel on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation and sent Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis. They recalled Jared Hughes and selected Vin Mazzaro off the Indianapolis roster, adding him to the 40-man roster.

The move with Pimentel is retroactive to Friday. He has pitched six times in relief, posting a 3.18 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 11 strikeouts in 11.1 innings.

Cumpton has made two starts for the Pirates, including Thursday night, so he wasn't going to be available to pitch the next couple days. By adding Vin Mazzaro back to the 40-man roster and calling him up, the Pirates have an eight man bullpen for the weekend. Mazzaro was the last cut during Spring Training and the Pirates were able to keep him in the organization after he c...

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