Gerrit Cole RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gerrit Cole takes over for ailing Morton

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "According to manager Clint Hurdle, Charlie Morton has felt pain in his right hip for months. On Sunday, the Pirates took action, disabling the right-hander after the hip pain influenced Morton's production and simultaneously creating an opening in the rotation for Gerrit Cole. The Pirates put..." August 18

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    Travis Sawchik @Sawchik_Trib

    Gerrit Cole will make another rehab start. Clint Hurdle believes he could be activated after that appearance, though it's not a lock

  • Gerrit Cole will be scheduled for a third rehab start

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Gerrit Cole will make a third rehabilitation start with Class AAA Indianapolis on an undetermined date, manager Clint Hurdle said Wednesday. Cole will throw a bullpen session today, then a date will be set for a third rehabilitation start. In his second rehabilitation outing Tuesday, Cole..." August 07

  • Gerrit Cole throws five shutout innings in rehab start

    Hardball Talk "On the disabled list with a strained lat muscle, Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole tossed five shutout innings Monday in a minor-league rehab start at Triple-A. He allowed five hits, striking out seven and walking three while throwing 81 pitches. That suggests he might be ready to come off the..." July 29

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    Rob Biertempfel @BiertempfelTrib

    It's official: Cole activated, Cumpton to Indy. #pirates

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    Rob Biertempfel @BiertempfelTrib

    #Pirates Hurdle confirms Gerrit Cole will come off DL and start Saturday v #Mets. No word yet on fallout for rest of rotation.

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    Travis Sawchik @Sawchik_Trib

    Clint Hurdle didn't name a Game 2 starter today but the indications are it will be Gerrit Cole. Cole threw a bullpen after last night's win

  • No reason to doubt Cole in a playoff situation

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "What a year it has been for rookie pitchers in the National League. Miami's Jose Fernandez was shut down last week to protect his prized right arm but not before he made an impeccable case as the best of the bunch. Atlanta's Julio Teheran the Los Angeles Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu and St. Louis' Shelby..." September 15

  • Cole leads Pirates to 6-2 win over Diamondbacks

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pirates rookie pitcher Gerrit Cole had won his first four starts but hit a few snags in the past month as he had won just once in his last seven starts leading up to Friday's game against the Diamondbacks. Cole who got a few extra days rest after his last start rediscovered his winning ways as..." August 17

  • Cole pitches, hits Pirates to 5-1 victory over Nationals

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Gerrit Cole got back to his winning ways Tuesday night. And he did so in dominant fashion. Cole allowed just two hits over seven innings as he paced the Pirates to a 5-1 victory against the Nationals at Nationals Park. After winning his first four career starts, Cole lost three in a row heading..." July 24

  • Gerrit Cole Hits 100mph Eight Times Against LA Angels

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Only once Friday night did Gerrit Cole let his eyes wander to the Angel Stadium scoreboard in left-center field to see a 100-mph reading on the radar gun. He was too focused to keep track of the other seven times. Cole hit 100 mph or higher eight times Friday night, a remarkable feat for a..." June 24

  • Top prospect Gerrit Cole lives up to billing in stellar debut

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The cheers when Gerrit Cole toed the mound at PNC Park Tuesday night seemed appropriate. The fans likely didn't expect to serenade Cole again as he stood on first base, triumphantly flashing a 'Z' toward the Pirates dugout. But Cole's wowing of his audience became a theme for the night. Cole was..." June 12

  • Welcome to the show: Inside Cole's debut "The Pittsburgh Pirates will unleash one of baseball's most promising prospects as former No. 1 pick Gerrit Cole takes the mound on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants. Here's a look at some of the key stats to know about tonight's matchup. The History Cole is the third pitcher..." June 11

  • Pirates coaches still learning about Cole

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Pirates' coaching staff is familiar with pitcher Gerrit Cole after working with him in spring training. But with Cole set to make his big league debut Tuesday, there still are things the coaches need to learn. “The foundation is in place. We'll see where it goes,” manager Clint Hurdle said...." June 10

  • Indianapolis coaches believe Gerrit Cole is ready to help Pirates

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Gerrit Cole suddenly perked up and leaned forward on the couch in the Indianapolis Indians clubhouse. Something had caught his eye. Cole laughed and stood up. "What are you laughing about?" asked Indians coach Dean Treanor. Cole pointed to the ticker at the bottom of the TV screen, where..." June 10

  • Pirates announce top pitching prospect Cole will make MLB debut Tuesday

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pirates' top prospect Gerrit Cole will make his major league debut Tuesday at PNC Park against the San Francisco Giants, the team officially announced this afternoon. Cole will face two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum, and the defending World Series champions at 7:05 p.m. The Pirates are..." June 08

  • Gerrit Cole's 100 mph fastball: Catch it if you can

    Indianapolis Star "One hundred mph. Those three digits on a ballpark scoreboard radar gun reading capture what attracts people to sports. Raw power. The human body being pushed to its limits. Even a little danger. “There was a guy I was with in Cleveland named Rudy Seanez,” Indianapolis Indians manager Dean..." May 04

  • Gerrit Cole move sound financially for Pirates

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Washington Nationals pitching phenom Stephen Strasburg didn't start the 2010 season with the big club, making his major league debut June 8. Perhaps you remember the night. Strasburg struck out 14 Pirates and allowed four hits and two runs in seven innings in a 5-2 win. Nationals Park was..." May 04

  • On Jameson Taillon, Gerrit Cole and developing prospects: (Moderately) slow and steady (usually) wins the race

    Bucs Dugout "March is my least favorite month for baseball blogging. There's almost no actual news, but all kinds of faux-news, things like spring training games and spring training cuts and so-and-so being in The Best Shape Of His Life. We can (and do) argue about the back end of the roster, but in the end,..." March 15

  • Cole finds groove in fourth outing with Pirates

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Gerrit Cole made his fourth appearance of the spring Sunday, but this start marked the first time starting catcher Russell Martin was behind the plate. Asked what it was like, the Pirates' top pitching prospect answered, "It was good. Hopefully I can work with him a lot more." That won't happen..." March 11

  • Pirates' run on Cole power

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It took Spain's World Baseball Classic team until the third inning to put a ball in play Tuesday against Gerrit Cole. By then, Cole had struck out six consecutive batters. Cole made his third appearance of the spring, but he has pitched just once in an official Grapefruit League game. He..." March 06

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