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GERRIT COLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Should Gerrit Cole have started Sunday?

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 544: Cole, Altuve, and Other Season-Ending Excitement by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the Pirates` decision to start Gerrit Cole, the Astros` decision to sit (and then start) Jose Altuve, and other news from the weekend.
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Pirates TWIBB Notes for Week of 9-22-14 thru 9-28-14

Here are your This Week in Buccos Baseball Notes for 9/22/14 thru 9/28/14, the final week of the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 regular season.   Weekly result: 4 Wins and 3 Loss, 26 Runs Scored and 24 Runs Allowed   Hero of the week: Andrew McCutchen. McCutchen made a late push for a second MVP with a solid week to close out the season. Cutch had 9 hits in 22 ABs this week and drew...
Via Hidden Vigorish
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why you pitch Gerrit Cole on Sunday

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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s try and make tonight the night

At this point the math is easy: the Pirates’ magic number is two. That means that if the Pirates win and the Brewers lose tonight, the wild card race is over for the Pirates and they’ll be the fourth National League team to clinch a playoff spot. If you assume that the Cardinals are not going to collapse this week (and this doesn’t seem likely), this step is the single most...
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7 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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11 days ago  |  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’...
Via WHYGAVS?
11 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
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