MLB will reportedly eliminate four-pitch intentional walks...

Aaron Barrett in Game 4 of the 2014 NLDS. A.J. Cole against the Rockies last August. Sadly, we wont get to see pitchers blow intentional walks any more.
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How A.J. Cole fought through without his best stuff - Byron Kerr

Nationals right-hander A.J. Cole allowed only two runs in his start Monday, but had to labor to get those 12 outs. Cole had to throw 79 pitches in just four innings and spoke after taking a no-decision in the 4-3 loss to Miami. "I didn't have my best stuff tonight," ... Read More
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Stanton gets to Cole early with solo homer (Marlins lead 2-0) - Byron Kerr

MIAMI - Right-hander A.J. Cole did well to keep the Marlins off the board in the first inning in his first-ever appearance in his home state at the major league level. Cole grew up in Oviedo, Fla., which is 233 miles north of Miami. A strong contingent of friends and ... Read More
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Cole steady in no-decision; Soto named GCL MVP - Byron Kerr

Right-hander A.J. Cole had given up a lot of hits but held the Mets to only three runs in five innings. The fifth inning was their biggest rally, beginning with a Yoenis Cespedes single and then an RBI triple from Curtis Granderson. The extra-base hit gave the Mets a 2-1 ... Read More
September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

A.J. Cole slated to start Saturday for the Nationals, but that could change

On Tuesday night, Nationals top prospect Lucas Giolito threw a perfect first inning for Class AAA Syracuse in Pawtucket, R.I. He needed just 13 pitches to record the three outs. Two of them came via strikeouts. It was an impressive start, and it was the entirety of the outing. Giolito didn’t come back out to […]
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

A.J. Cole takes the loss in spot start, but leaves a solid impression

A.J. Cole departed Atlanta Saturday thinking he would next pitch in a minor-league game in Pawtucket, R.I. on Monday. He hadn’t pitched since Aug. 11 because his scheduled start for Class AAA Syracuse last Thursday was skipped so he could spend two days with the Nationals in case the club’s overworked bullpen needed his services. […]
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August 23, 2016  |  Discuss

A.J. Cole recalled to bolster tired Nationals bullpen; Brian Goodwin optioned to Syracuse

ATLANTA — In desperate need of support for an exhausted bullpen, the Washington Nationals recalled right-handed starter A.J. Cole from Syracuse before Thursday’s game. They optioned outfielder Brian Goodwin back to the Chiefs to clear space for Cole, which means they will carry eight relievers and a four-man bench for the series opener against the […]
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August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals bring up Ross from Harrisburg, send down Cole

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals have brought up right-handed pitcher Joe Ross from Double-A Harrisburg and optioned A.J. Cole to Triple-A Syracuse. The 22-year-old Ross was scheduled to make his Major League debut Saturday against the Chicago Cubs. He joins Washington after going 2-2 with a 2.81 ERA in nine starts for Harrisburg and ranks fourth in the Eastern League with...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Rendon returning to Nats roster, Cole recalled

The Washington Nationals will finally get their starting third baseman back in the line up.  The Nats have announced that they have reinstated 3B Anthony Rendon from his rehabilitation assignment and from the disabled list. Rendon has not played a single game yet this season.  He started out the season with a left knee sprain and then suffered an oblique strain.  With the inconsistency...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats Option AJ Cole to Minor League Camp

Roster reductions for the Washington Nationals continue as the season continues to approach, now just 19 days away. The Nats have optioned prospect pitcher AJ Cole to minor league camp and reliever Felipe Rivero to AA Harrisburg.   Rivero came to Washington a few weeks back in a deal with Tampa Bay that brought backup catcher Jose Lobaton to Washington.  Cole appeared in 3 games...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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