All posts tagged "Gerrit Cole"

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: The Minors Exist For a Reason

    There’s one thing you notice when you cover prospects closely: there’s no middle ground with expectations and reactions. At times it seems like there are pretty much only two reactions to a prospect. If there is a good report, or a player is performing well, there are calls for a promotion. If...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Gerrit Cole Bounced Early in Second Straight Start Due to Pitch Count

    Top Pitcher: Clay Holmes, Top Hitter: Josh Bell, HR: Josh Bell

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/10/13

    Today's Starters: Gerrit Cole, Casey Sadler, Robby Rowland, Clay Holmes

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Who Could Step Into the Rotation if Wandy Goes on the DL?

    At the start of the season, the Pittsburgh Pirates looked to have a great situation at the top of their rotation. A.J. Burnett had made 31+ starts each year since 2008. Wandy Rodriguez had made 30+ starts each year since 2009. They looked like guys who could give the Pirates a full...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Alex Presley Starts the Year With a Hot Bat

    Top Pitcher: Casey Sadler, Top Hitter: Mel Rojas, HR: Alex Presley, Mel Rojas

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/5/13

    Today's Starters: Gerrit Cole, Casey Sadler, Nick Kingham, Clay Holmes

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Can the Pirates Get Impact Talent to the Upper Levels?

    Today I previewed the 2013 Indianapolis Indians and Altoona Curve. Tomorrow I’ll go over the Bradenton Marauders and the West Virginia Power. In writing the previews, there’s one thing I noticed about the talent in the upper levels and the lower levels. That’s the difference in talent between the two groups. The...

  • Season Previews
    Which Prospects From Indianapolis Will Help the Pirates This Year?

    Earlier I posted the 2013 Indianapolis Indians preview. The Triple-A squad is going to be where most of the replacements are going to come from for the Pittsburgh Pirates this year. Here is a look at some of the options in Triple-A. The goal here is to get an idea of who...

  • Season Previews
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Season Preview: 21 Questions to Answer

    It's Opening Day, those two sweet words marking an event beloved by fans of all 30 teams. No more frivolous exhibition games or exaggerated position battles. It's a day indisputably tied to ideas of hope, but also to wondering and questions that will take 162 games to answer. Tom and Tim gave...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Pirate City Results: Pimentel Continues to Impress, Cole Gets Work Bunting

    Stolmy Pimentel has been impressive this Spring. If there's one player who has surprised me this Spring, it's been Stolmy Pimentel. When he came over from the Red Sox in the Joel Hanrahan trade, Pimentel looked like a fading prospect. He used to be one of the top arms in the Boston...

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