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Gerrit Cole Trade Talks Start to Heat Up Again

Gerrit Cole could be headed to the New York Yankees soon. Photo Credit David Hague
Gerrit Cole Trade Talks Start to Heat Up Again
John Dreker

According to Jeff Passan from Yahoo Sports, the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees are discussing a Gerrit Cole trade once again and his source seems confident that something will get done between the two teams. Just yesterday we heard that talks have cooled between the two teams, but if Passan's source is correct, it appears the two sides want to get something done before teams take a brief break for Christmas. Check back for any updates.

https://twitter.com/JeffPassan/status/944022937992122368

Jon Heyman believes the trade is being held up by the Pirates wanting top prospect Gleyber Torres to headline the deal, while the Yankees want the main piece to be Clint Frazier

https://twitter.com/JonHeyman/status/944030336131981312

Missed it before from earlier, but Passan respon...

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John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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