Hardball Talk "Pittsburgh just lost some pitching depth, announcing that right-hander Brandon Cumpton underwent season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery. Cumpton debuted with the Pirates in 2013 and threw 70 innings for them last season, posting a 4.89 ERA " March 10
#pirates RHP Brandon Cumpton has elbow discomfort, will see Dr. Andrews next week.
Brandon Cumpton indeed scratched from tonight’s start for Indy. Looks like he’ll make #Pirates start Thursday afternoon, in Wandy’s spot.
Charlie Morton said he still plans to pitch Friday. Brandon Cumpton appears to be Plan B. #Pirates