Tag: Brandon Cumpton

First Pitch: The State of the Pirates Rotation

After Wandy Rodriguez was removed from the rotation last week, the question became "who is next?" The Pirates haven't been getting good results from...

First Pitch: What is Brandon Cumpton’s Upside?

Brandon Cumpton made his first start in place of Wandy Rodriguez today, and he didn't disappoint. The right-hander went six innings, allowing two runs,...

Pirates Recall Brandon Cumpton, DFA Vin Mazzaro

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis. Cumpton will make today's start, and is expected to be a permanent...

Top 10 Pitchers: Cumpton Dominates in Final Triple-A Start; Sampson Breaking...

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten scores are highlighted in the...

Brandon Cumpton Moves into the Pirates Rotation, Maybe For Good

Neal Huntington said today that Brandon Cumpton will start for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, replacing Wandy Rodriguez in the rotation. Previously Huntington said...

The Cumpton vs. Locke question is no debate

When Neal Huntington came out and said that the organization was torn between whether Brandon Cumpton or Jeff Locke would replace the recently DFA'd...

First Pitch: Thoughts on Wandy, Cumpton, Josh Wall, Tyler Glasnow, 2014...

The big news today was that the Pittsburgh Pirates designated Wandy Rodriguez for assignment. That was a move I called for last night, along with...

First Pitch: It’s Time to Replace Wandy Rodriguez With Brandon Cumpton

On a personal note, I've had a string of migraine/tension headaches for almost two weeks straight. This is something I've dealt with my entire...

Prospect Watch: Brandon Cumpton Leads an Amazing Night of Minor League...

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn't include players currently in the...

Minor League Schedule: Buddy Borden and Orlando Castro Try to Build...

Today's Starters: Brandon Cumpton, Adrian Sampson, Orlando Castro, Buddy Borden
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