Pirates Notebook: 9 Best Perspectives on Cole’s Debut

We all watched Gerrit Cole impress in his Major League debut Tuesday night. I wrote about it. You (hopefully) read it, and now it’s on to the next one. But before it is on to the next one, I wanted to compile the best insight about Cole becoming a part of the Pirates’ rotation. Enjoy — Bruce Bochy, San Francisco Giants Manager: “He pitched well. He pitched real well and we knew what a good arm he has and he...

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2009 Rule 5 Draft Preview: Right Handed Pitchers

Today we cap off the preview of the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  In case you missed the previous versions, I’ve covered some options at the catcher, middle infield, and outfield positions, as well as left handed pitchers.  Today we’ll go over some of the right handed pitchers available in next week’s draft.  For those of you looking for corner infielders, I apologize.  I...

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