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Two-Start Pitchers, Week 9: Cole The Door!

First off, hopefully you understand the connotation of this article's title from last Sunday. Potential spoilers ahead? Maybe? Second, I mean, damn it! Really, Bran? Ya had to do Hodor like that? Third, he really did hold that door. Standing O and hats off to you, gentle mini-giant. You own the episode. For the first time ever Game of Thrones fans experienced an emotional heart...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cole thwarts role, raps homer and double

Gerrit Cole crushed the 0-1 fastball from D-backs left-hander Patrick Corbin, sending the ball crashing deep into Arizona's bullpen some 409 feet away from the plate. He rounded first base, clapped his gloved hands and pumped his fist. What was he thinking?
2 days ago

Cole's bat helps propel Bucs to sweep of D-backs

Until Josh Harrison hit a two-run double in the sixth inning, right-hander Gerrit Cole had supplied the Pirates' only offense in their 8-3 win vs. the D-backs at PNC Park on Thursday.
2 days ago

WATCH: Pirates’ RHP Gerrit Cole blasts second career home run

Becoming the latest pitcher to homer this season, Pittsburgh Pirates’ starter Gerrit Cole took Arizona Diamondbacks’ starter Patrick Corbin deep during the second inning of Thursday’s matchup at PNC Park.  The three-run shot was Cole’s first home run of the season while also serving as the second long ball of his career with the first coming back in 2014. Also registering...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

D-backs turn to Corbin to stave off Pirates sweep

Gerrit Cole hopes certain trends from his latest start for the Pittsburgh Pirates carry over while others can be chalked up as just an anomaly.Coming off an odd outing he didn't quite know how to feel about, Cole looks to deliver the Pirates a series sweep over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks in the finale of a 10-game homestand Thursday.Pittsburgh (26-19) opened the series with...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole out to stay hot as Pirates go for sweep

While right-hander Gerrit Cole seeks his fourth consecutive win, the Pirates will go for a sweep of a three-game series against lefty Patrick Corbin and the D-backs on Thursday afternoon at PNC Park.
3 days ago

Shaky Cole, good defense lead Pirates over Rockies 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) Starling Marte and John Jaso had two hits each and made fine defensive plays to help Gerrit Cole navigate through seven shaky innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Friday night. Cole (5-3) scattered 10 hits and a walk while not recording a strikeout as he won his second straight start. He pitched eight scoreless innings last Sunday to...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Don’t Be A Lazy Bird, Get On The Cole Trane

You have to appreciate the classics. I wouldn’t say I’m a jazz nerd or anything, but I do listen to the genre, am familiar with the legends and am generally a sucker for horns. If you have no idea what I’m talking about right now, do yourself a favor and go hit up your favorite music streaming service and search for John Coltrane. Then prepare yourself for some serious ear...
Via Razzball
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates' Gerrit Cole asked to calm down at Pens-Caps game

The Pittsburgh Pirates dropped a fourth-straight game at home to the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs on Wednesday afternoon. Following the four-game sweep at home, members of the Pirates may have been ready to do something to take their mind off the sting of losing. What better way to do that than by taking in a postseason hockey game? Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole did just that as...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole is now the most important Pirates player

Gerrit Cole might not be the best player on the Pittsburgh Pirates —Andrew McCutchen probably still holds that distinction — but over the course of the next 10 days, perhaps no pitcher in the National League, or perhaps in Major League Baseball, will have a greater impact on his team’s season. Cole has slid under the radar of the Cy Young race as Clayton Kershaw, Jake...
Via Fangraphs
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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