Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect Kyle McPherson has been out of action all year with shoulder inflammation. McPherson went down with the injury in the final weeks of Spring Training after struggling in his first start in minor league camp after being cut from big league camp on March 18th.

Since then, the right hander has been participating in a throwing program to get his arm strength back, and has been working on getting stretched out to return to a starting role. The rehab appears to be going well, as McPherson recently pitched in an extended Spring Training game, showing his old velocity.

"Kyle threw a simulated game, an extended spring training game," Neal Huntington told the media on Sunday. "Velocity was 90-95. He felt good. We’re looking forward to getting him out and get...

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