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GERRIT COLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

By Rob Biertempfel/Photo by Christopher Horner MIAMI — After the Pirates wasted Gerrit Cole’s gem and lost, 1-0, to the Cubs on Tuesday, I poked my head into Joe Maddon’s postgame presser. This part jumped out at me: “One of those nights. We always talk about you’ve got to win 1-0, 2-1, 3-2 to win championships. So, we’ll take it.” Last season, the Pirates were 20...
Via Bucco Blog
19 hours ago

Cole takes loss after dominant start in stride

How good was Gerrit Cole on Tuesday night? Cole said it was the sharpest he's been this season. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said it "may have been one of the best-pitched games he's had." Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Cole "could not have pitched better."
Via Pirates.com
3 days ago

Kyle Hendricks outduels Gerrit Cole in Cubs win

PITTSBURGH (AP) Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Hendricks outduels Cole as Cubs edge Bucs

A night after scoring a season-high 14 runs and pounding out 17 hits, the Cubs were limited to two hits Tuesday at PNC Park. But they only needed one, compounded by a timely mistake by the Pirates, to escape with a 1-0 win over Gerrit Cole and the Bucs.
Via Cubs.com
3 days ago

Cole dazzles, but error sinks Pirates vs. Cubs

A night after scoring a season-high 14 runs and pounding out 17 hits, the Cubs were limited to two hits Tuesday at PNC Park. But they only needed one, compounded by a timely mistake by the Pirates, to escape with a 1-0 win over Gerrit Cole and the Bucs.
Via Pirates.com
3 days ago

DPD: Cole/Hendricks Look to Recover; Archer is Dominating

As we head into Easter weekend, we have a pitching slate that is absolutely loaded. We’ve got aces matchups, guys in isolation and even some secondary matchups to keep an eye on. Check ’em out! Today’s Matchup RHP Gerrit Cole (PIT) versus RHP Kyle Hendricks (CHC) – 2:20 p.m. ET You don’t have to wait long to dive in headlong into today’s pitching matchups, as the first...
Via The Sports Post
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Making Gerrit Cole Great Again

BRADENTON, Fla. – Gerrit Cole was really never himself last season, certainly never his 2015-self — his best self — when he finished fifth in NL Cy Young voting. The trouble started early when Cole sustained an injury while working out in the offseason, rib inflammation which disrupted and delayed the beginning of spring training for him. From that point, as he tried to play...
Via Fangraphs
March 10, 2017  |  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 MLB.com 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
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