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Pirates call up Cumpton for Saturday start

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have selected the contract of pitcher Brandon Cumpton from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Cumpton is scheduled to make his MLB debut Saturday against the Dodgers. The right-hander is filling in for A.J. Burnett, who is on the disabled list with a Grade 1 tear of his right calf.

The 24-year-old Cumpton was 4-4 with a 3.31 ERA over 11 games (10 starts) with Indianapolis this season.

Pittsburgh also designated pitcher Mike Zagurski for assignment. The left- hander had a 15.00 ERA in six relief appearances.

06/15 12:33:32 ET

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