Cumpton (elbow) remains out following Tommy John surgery in March of 2015. The righty debuted against Clayton Kershaw in June of 2013 and gave the Bucs a fifth-starter option for the ensuing year and a half. The 27-year-old holds a 4.02 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 68:23 K:BB in 100.2 major-league innings.
The Pirates have selected the contract of right-hander Wilfredo Boscan from Triple-A Indianapolis and have optioned Steve Lombardozzi to Indianapolis, per the team's official website. To make room for Boscan on the 40-man roster, the Pirates transferred right-hander Brandon Cumpton (elbow) from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.
The Pirates have placed Jaff Decker (calf), Charlie Morton (hip), Chris Stewart (hamstring), Justin Sellers (Achllies) and Brandon Cumpton (elbow) on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced Sunday.
Pirates RHP Brandon Cumpton had Tommy John surgery performed by James Andrews on Tuesday, the team informed the media at spring training. Cumpton reported elbow discomfort while throwing batting practice at the start of camp. Cumpton visited Dr. Andrews to have the injury evaluated last week.
Pirates pitcher Brandon Cumpton told reporters he's not sure when he'll visit Dr. James Andrews to get his elbow checked out, but will likely come at some point next week, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Cumpton experienced discomfort in his elbow when he was throwing live batting practice at the start of camp.
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