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Game 100, Mariners at Pirates

James Paxton vs. Gerrit Cole, 4:05pm The M’s finished up a great comeback win in Pittsburgh last night by making a small change-of-scenery trade of struggling relievers. The M’s sent the injured Joaquin Benoit to Toronto in exchange for Drew Storen, last seen yielding a grand slam to Nelson Cruz this past weekend. Storen’s still only 28, and just a few years removed from...
Via USS Mariner
3 hours ago

Bucs waste Cole's outing, can't gain ground

Friday night was a step in the right direction for Gerrit Cole, an encouraging sign that the Pirates' ace may be finding his form in the second half. But it was a step in the wrong direction, at the wrong time, for Pittsburgh's lineup.
4 days ago

Cole solid in 2nd start back but bats stymied

The Pirates got a solid performance out of their ace on Friday night at PNC Park, but Phillies rookie Zach Eflin answered with a gem of his own, throwing his first career shutout in a 2-0 win over Gerrit Cole at PNC Park.
4 days ago

Bucs send Cole against intrastrate rival Phillies

In his second start since coming off the disabled list, Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole will try to return to form Friday in the series opener against the Phillies at PNC Park.
5 days ago

Pirates active Gerrit Cole for Saturday start at Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) Gerrit Cole will start Saturday against the Nationals after the Pirates activated him from the 15-day disabled list. Cole is 5-4 with a 2.77 ERA and has been out since June 11 with a right triceps strain. He pitched eight scoreless innings over two appearances with Triple-A Indianapolis. Cole has a 2-0 record and 1.74 ERA in three starts against Washington. Tanner...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Yu Darvish and Gerrit Cole Return

Today is a day of returning, as a pair of aces rejoin their clubs after disabled list stints. We’ve also got a couple interesting secondary matchups as well. Check ’em out! Yu Darvish (TEX) versus Jason Hammel (CHC) 2:20 p.m. ET Darvish’s return from Tommy John surgery lasted all of three starts before he hit the DL again, and he missed over a month this last time with...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates place Gerrit Cole on 15-day DL

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They’re 3-7 over their last 10 games, sit 11.5 games behind the National League Central leading Chicago Cubs, and have been passed by the St. Louis Cardinals for second. Now, star pitcher Gerrit Cole is going on the disabled list. The Pirates also intend to place RHP Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list with...
Via Sportsnaut
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols gave Gerrit Cole a ‘stern lecture’

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole caught an earful from Albert Pujols during Sunday’s game, but the Los Angeles Angels slugger would not say what it was about after his team’s 5-4 win. As Alden Gonzalez of notes, Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun worked a full count in the sixth inning before lining out to first. For whatever reason, Cole stared Calhoun down after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2016  |  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
May 05, 2016  |  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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