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This Is Getting Old:
Hey. The Penguins might have failed miserably. May have been an utter embarrassment. May be in a downward spiral. At least we can concentrate on the Buccos now huh? Huh? Yeah I know, but at least they are winning. Things might not look good for the Pirates now but Gerrit Cole is coming Tuesday. Well…
BEST OF MAXIM
Cole might be on the mound at PNC Park on Tuesday.
Pirates’ top pitching prospect Gerrit Cole could start Tuesday night at PNC Park, according to the beat writers for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Cole started the year as the No. 7 overall prospect in the minor leagues, according to Baseball America. In his first full season for Triple-A Indianapolis...
The Pittsburgh Pirates officially announced what many had speculated for days that blue chip prospect Gerrit Cole will be promoted to the majors. Cole will make his major league debut Tuesday against the reigning world champion San Francisco Giants. No pressure kid, oh and by the way you facing off against former CY Young winner Tim Lincecum.
The 22-year old right handed hurler is...
PIRATES LIFE FOR ME
The Pirates made Gerrit Cole the top overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft and now two years later, he's poised to make his first big league start.
Episode eight of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. This episode includes analysis from Tom Bragg (@TomBraggSports) and James Santelli (@JamesSantelli) on the Pirates. Highlights of the show include:
**We looked at the injury to Wandy Rodriguez, and debated whether the Pirates should call up Gerrit Cole. Also, what kind of pitcher will Cole be when...
Gerrit Cole is officially scheduled to take the mound in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Pirates’ top pitching prospect Gerrit Cole will make his Major League debut Tuesday Night at PNC Park. Cole and the Bucs will face the San Francisco Giants in the first game of the homestand.
More to come.
The Pittsburgh Pirates top pitching prospect Gerrit Cole is reportedly set to make his major league debut on Tuesday against the San Francisco Giants.The first-overall pick in the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft by the Pirates out of UCLA, Cole has been heralded as one of the most dominant and polished young arms in professional baseball.Cole has moved quickly with the Pirates, dominating...
Gerrit Cole, the No. 1 overall selection by Pittsburgh in the 2011 draft, will make his major league debut Tuesday night when the Pirates host Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants.
The 22-year-old right-hander was 5-3 with a 2.91 ERA in 12 starts with Triple-A Indianapolis. He made his last start on Wednesday against Durham and pitched seven scoreless innings in a 1-0 victory...
The Pirates officially confirmed that Gerrit Cole will start on Tuesday against the Giants yesterday, and today Travis Sawchik at the Trib has a great article about Cole's trip through the minors. I'd recommend that you read the whole thing, but there were a couple of things that really stood out to me.
One is that the Pirates have been working with Cole on steepening...
It's been a rough week for the Pirates, but there's some good news for them today; Michael Sanserino says that the tests done on Wandy Rodriguez's elbow revealed only inflammation (thus, no structural damge) and that Rodriguez is optimistic he could avoid a trip to the disabled list and may start for the Pirates as soon as next Thursday. Sanserino also says that Charlie...
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Michael Sanserino tweeted earlier this afternoon that Jeff Karstens had surgery yesterday in Los Angeles.
Jeff Karstens had rotator cuff and labrum surgery yesterday in Los Angeles. He can’t pitch for 10-12 weeks. #Pirates
— Michael Sanserino (@msanserino) June 8, 2013
That means Karstens can not begin rehabilitation until late August or early...
Week 11 features the debut of Pittsburgh’s top prospect, Gerrit Cole, and the probable return of Cincinnati’s Tony Cingrani. Both pitchers are/should be scheduled for two starts, and both should be started in most formats due to good match ups and/or past performance.
Must-starts in all formats
Clayton Kershaw – Mon vs. ARI, Sun at PIT
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Pirates (36-25) at Cubs (24-34)
4:05 PM–Wrigley Field, Chicago
The Bucs go for a series win on the road today – always a nice feat even if it’s just the Cubs. This will be the Bucs’ third afternoon game in a row, and they’ll play a fourth tomorrow as well.
Rumor has it that Gerrit Cole could be coming up to start for the Bucs on Tuesday...