Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers – Game 17

J-hay.   Ya know what prevents homeruns?  Bunting.  Usually Josh Harrison at the plate does too, but ya never know.  Josh Harrison is a horrid bunter anyway.  I’d never let that guy bunt. It only took until the 16th game of the season but a starting pitcher not named Gerrit Cole finally picked up a…
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Pirates conclude wild suspended game with win, drop 2nd of series

Mike Leake and Gerrit Cole met once before. When Cole was a freshman at UCLA and Leake a junior at Pac-10 rival Arizona St., Leake outdueled Cole late that May en route to leading the Sun Devils to a conference title. They might not remember their first meeting well, but they long will remember their past two days at Great American Ball Park. On Tuesday, Leake once again got the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Strasburg, Cole Struggling

In Episode 34, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) are back to recap all fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Got a few seconds? Rate and review the show on iTunes! Consider it a nice way of saying, “Thanks!” Today’s topics include: Stephen Strasburg‘s and Gerrit Cole‘s...
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Cole, Leake will look to keep ball in the park

Gerrit Cole has made 21 starts in the regular season and two more in the postseason since making his major league debut 10 months ago, facing three of the Pittsburgh Pirates' NL Central rivals three times apiece. He's yet to get a look at the Cincinnati Reds. Following the conclusion of Monday's homer-heavy contest that was suspended by rain, Cole will hope to keep the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Cole Is Really Good

Cole pitched better than his stat line (6 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 10 K) indicates, and even that looked pretty good (Photo: David Hague) Gerrit Cole pitched much better than the four runs (three earned) in six innings would indicate. One run was scored on a defensive error, another on a wild pitch and another on a play at the plate where the runner was clearly out, but the home plate umpire...
Via Baseball Professor
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole is a legit ace for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Flamethrower Gerrit Cole led the Pirates to a 12-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-4, 220 pound Cole (10-7, 3.22 ERA), who started for the first time since losing the deciding Game 5 of the NL division series to St. Louis last October, yielded two runs over seven frames and raved about catcher Russell Martin. “I think it was...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals and Pirates resume emerging NL Central rivalry

The emergence of Gerrit Cole helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to their first playoff appearance in 21 years last season. Shelby Miller similarly boosted the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals' starting rotation. The right-handers square off Friday in Pittsburgh with each looking to get their sophomore campaigns off to positive starts as their teams try to grab an early...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole "primed for big season"

Earlier today I saw an article from a scouting website that said that Gerrit Cole was "primed to have a big season". The article included an interview with Cole, which I am almost positive the entire article was based off of. I would know more about it, but it was one of those stupid sites where you have to have a paid membership just to read their stuff and nobody'...
Via The "Mc" Effect
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole's 2014 season outlook

The fantasy community is always eager to unearth the next superstar, and as a result you may find some of the young arms we saw flash excellence last season become pricier than they should be on draft day. With that said, we look at two 23 year old pitchers who played a big role in their team’s trips to the post season last year – with the squads facing off against each other...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerrit Cole hits 100 mph multiple times

On Friday night Pittsburgh Pirates rookie right-hander Gerrit Cole made his third career start and notched the third win of his young career. The No. 1 overall pick from the 2011 MLB Draft was excellent yet again, and repeatedly lit up the radar gun. Cole hit 100-plus mph on the radar gun a whopping eight times during his 6.1 innings of work. To put that in perspective, all the rest...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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