All posts tagged "Gerrit Cole"

  • Analysis
    All of Your Super Two/Arbitration Clock Questions Answered

    When will Gerrit Cole pass the Super Two cutoff? I've been getting Super Two and arbitration clock questions all day, probably because of the Wandy Rodriguez injury and the chance that Gerrit Cole could come up soon. Rather than answering these over and over, I'm going to go over the deadlines here....

  • Analysis
    Rodriguez Leaves With Forearm Tightness; Who Could Replace Him?

    Wandy Rodriguez left today's game in the first inning after recording one out, pointing to his left elbow. The Pirates later announced that Rodriguez left the game with tightness in his left forearm. That's the same injury that Jeanmar Gomez had earlier in the week (although the right arm, obviously), and Gomez...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Do the Pirates Have the Top Farm System?

    The emergence of Tyler Glasnow is one of many reasons the Pirates could be considered to have a top farm system. The St. Louis Cardinals and Minnesota Twins get a lot of praise for their farm systems. However, Jeff Passan talked with one longtime scout who said that the Pittsburgh Pirates were...

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Gerrit Cole Is Finally the Top Weekly Performer

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Gerrit Cole Throws Seven Shutout, Sanchez, Lambo, and Allie Homer

    Top Pitcher: Gerrit Cole, Top Hitter: Tony Sanchez, HR: Tony Sanchez, Matt Hague, Jerry Sands, Andrew Lambo,...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Thoughts on the Bullpen, Mercer, Taillon, Cole, and the Reds

    Thursday is podcast recording day, which means I spent most of my time today writing articles for the site, recording tomorrow's show, and editing that show. Therefore, rather than a formal article, we're going to do a Thursday thoughts article again. **Put me down as someone who isn't concerned with the bullpen...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: Cole Leads First Place Indianapolis Into Columbus

    5/31/13 Starters: Gerrit Cole, Ethan Hollingsworth, Eliecer Navarro, Orlando Castro

  • Analysis
    Links: Are the Pirates For Real?

    Every year it seems like there's one surprise team that everyone starts talking about early in the season. The Pirates have been a surprise team in each of the previous two years, but I don't recall the discussion starting this early (probably because they broke out in June 2011, and had a...

  • Analysis
    Keith Law Ranks Three Pirates Among Top 25 Prospects

    Keith Law has unveiled a new top 25 prospect list for Insider subscribers and he has three Pittsburgh Pirates players listed. Cole retains his top spot in the Pirates system (Photo Credit: David Hague) Rated first among Pirates players is pitcher Gerrit Cole in the 12th spot. That is four spots down...

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: International Left-Handers Dominate the Pitcher Ranks This Week

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

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