Jeff Locke had his start moved back a day after throwing on Sunday.

Today the Pirates called up Brandon Cumpton to make a spot start, due to the fact that Jeanmar Gomez and Jeff Locke both threw on Sunday. There was some discussion on the site today about the decision, with questions as to why Gomez and Locke couldn't throw. The end result of all of this is that Locke was moved back a day, Gomez will go to the bullpen for the short-term, and Cumpton made his start instead of Gomez. So it's not really a big deal that Cumpton started today. However, the feeling I got today was that a lot of people don't know what a pitcher does between starts.

A pitcher's workload is very detailed, and a pitcher is usually on a strict schedule. There could be different schedules for different pitchers,...

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