All posts tagged "Brandon Cumpton"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Why Brandon Cumpton Over Andy Oliver?

    Brandon Cumpton makes his Major League debut for the Pirates on Saturday afternoon facing the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park. If his promotion came as a surprise to Pittsburgh fans, it was even more surprising for Cumpton. “I was shocked. I had no idea,” Cumpton said Friday. “I didn’t see it...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Add Cumpton to 40-Man Roster; DFA Mike Zagurski

    Mike Zagurski has been designated for assignment. (Photo by: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have added right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton to the 40-man roster for his start tonight. To make room, they have designated left-handed Mike Zagurski for assignment. The DFA of Zagurski also clears a spot for Cumpton on the 25-man...

  • Analysis
    The Book on Brandon Cumpton

    Brandon Cumpton will make his major league debut tomorrow. Earlier today we heard a report that Brandon Cumpton would be starting for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Later, Clint Hurdle confirmed the report, which means it's time for another installment of "The Book". Or "The Book on". I don't know, I've only...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Locke’s Anti-Regression, Cumpton a Bonus, and Jamestown

    I didn't have one specific thing I wanted to write about, but a few notes I was thinking about. So I went with more of a notes column, with three different topics below. Jeff Locke hasn't regressed, but instead has improved his game. **About a month ago we were talking about Jeff...

  • Analysis
    Brandon Cumpton Will Start for Pirates on Saturday

    Cumpton has posted a 3.31 ERA for Triple-A Indianapolis. Pitcher Brandon Cumpton will make Saturday's start for the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Chelsa Messinger, Sports Anchor for...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: The Pirates Have Had Some Amazing Starting Pitching Depth

    Jeanmar Gomez is one of 10 starting pitchers the Pirates have used this year. Photo Credit: David Hague Earlier today I was recording a podcast with James Santelli and Tom Bragg, talking about the rotation, and what moves would need to be made once guys like Jeanmar Gomez, James McDonald, and Wandy...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Kingham Makes Final Start For Bradenton; D’Arnaud Homers

    Top Pitcher: Brandon Cumpton, Top Hitter: Chase d'Arnaud, HR: Chase d'Arnaud

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Gerrit Cole Finishes Strong Before His Promotion

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: Kingham Looks to Continue All-Star Success In Lakeland

    6/10/13 Starters: Brandon Cumpton, Nick Kingham, Joely Rodriguez

  • Analysis
    Rodriguez Leaves With Forearm Tightness; Who Could Replace Him?

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