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Watch: Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate playoff berth

The Pittsburgh Pirates earned their second straight trip to the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. The Pirates are also within a game-and-a-half of the National League Central lead with the St. Louis Cardinals losing to the Chicago Cubs in the 10th inning. The Pirates are guaranteed no worse than a National League wild card.The Buc’s ticket was...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 152: Pirates 3 Red Sox 2

Last year, Gerrit Cole bore down to make one of his best starts of the season to beat an American League team by one run to earn the Pirates their 82nd win of the season, breaking the longest franchise losing streak in North America and setting off celebrations all over Pirateland. Tonight, Gerrit Cole bore down to make one of his best starts of the season to beat an American League...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole looks to lead the Pirates to sweep of Red Sox

Even though the Pirates have taken the first two games from the Red Sox in this three-game set with relative ease, the third game of this series is arguably the most important to the Bucs. A win tonight guarantees that the Pirates host the Brewers with at least a 2 1/2 game lead, which would put all the pressure in the world on the Brewers at PNC this weekend. I know the two teams’...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Does The Cole Train Stop After 6 Innings?

For the second time in a week Gerrit Cole, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ ace in training, faltered in the 7th inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. On August 26th Cole pitched 6 shutout innings before the Cards led off the 7th with a pair of hits. With his pitch count elevated to 108 manager Clint Hurdle pulled Cole from the game. Tony Watson would later allow the inherited runners...
Via Hidden Vigorish
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Gerrit Cole will start rehab Monday

Gerrit Cole make a return to the Pittsburg Pirates rotation in early August. Cole will make a 80 pitch rehab start for Triple-A Indianapolis in Rochester, New York as reported by Travis Sawchik from Triblive.com.#451705896 / gettyimages.comCole who is dealing with a right lat strain threw a 55 pitch bullpen session with ease on Friday and Clint Hurdle believes he is ready to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Gerrit Cole will throw Thursday side session

As reported earlier, Pirates right hander Gerrit Cole is not expected to return when he is eligibe (July 20). We now have this Tweet on the current plan for him.#Pirates RHP Gerrit Cole (lat) will throw sideline on Thursday (20-25 pitches fastball/changeups), then team will decide next step.— Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) July 13, 2014Cole missed almost all of June with...
Via MLB Injury News
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Gerrit Cole, Francisco Liriano

Pittsburgh Pirates (47-41) pitchers Gerrit Cole and Francisco Liriano are both progressing well from their injuries.  Right-handed pitch Cole left the game on Friday after the fifth inning with right lat soreness.  The 23-year-old pitcher and his manager, Clint Hurdle, both said the injury was not serious but they were being cautious, according to Stephen Pianovich of MLB.com...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates rumors: A.J. Burnett edition

A.J. BurnettWith the trade deadline approaching, it seems A.J. Burnett could once again find himself in a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform. Fans may remember that Burnett turned down a one-year 13 million dollar contract to go play for the Philadelphia Phillies this spring. With July days away, the Pirates are once again in the hunt for October while the Phillies sit at the bottom of the...
Via isportsweb.com
June 29, 2014  |  1 Comment

Gerrit Cole to miss Monday’s start, DL possible

- This is pretty terrifying news: Gerrit Cole will miss next start with shoulder fatigue. Candidate for DL — Travis Sawchik (@Sawchik_Trib) June 7, 2014 Hurdle declined to go into more specifics like if Cole had MRI. Describing injury as ‘fatigue’. Locke will start Sunday. Morton on Monday — Travis Sawchik (@Sawchik_Trib) June 7, 2014 Pirates GM Neal Huntington said Cole...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: 8th inning indicative of 2014 woes

(Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug; opening image credit gamblerspalace) Runners at 1st and 3rd.  Nobody out.  Down 1-0 to the St. Louis Cardinals in another gem of an effort from 2nd year workhorse Gerrit Cole. 1.  2B Neil Walker hits a soft grounder to the only and only place on the field that won’t score the speedy Starling Marte from 3B.  Marte- either not paying attention...
Via isportsweb.com
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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