Brandon Cumpton pitched in to the eighth inning tonight.

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Right-hander Brandon Cumpton got the start for the Double-A Curve after the game was delayed for over an hour and 16 minutes. Cumpton allowed two runs on five hits over 7.2 innings. He walked two and struck out three while throwing 91 pitches, 62 strikes. Cumpton was the first starter by the Curve this season to pitch past the seventh inning.

The 23-year-old, who spent last season combined with Low-A West Virginia and High-A Bradenton, has had a solid start at the next level. Aside from his first Double-A debut, where he allowed five runs over 4.1 innings, Cumpton has allowed no more than two runs in each of his last three starts while pitching at least 6.0 innings.

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