All posts tagged "Gerrit Cole"

  • Analysis
    Comparing Gerrit Cole in 2012 to David Price in 2008

    Should the Pirates call up Gerrit Cole in September? In 2008, the Tampa Bay Rays had a surprising season, much like the Pittsburgh Pirates are having in 2012. The Rays went from worst to first, winning the highly competitive AL East in the process. Along the way they promoted top prospect David...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Gerrit Cole and Casey Sadler Pitch Shutout Ball

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  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/10/12

    Gerrit Cole will get the start tonight for Altoona. He ranks third among all Pirates minor league pitchers in strikeouts behind Justin Wilson and Jeff Locke. Cole’s 103.2 innings ranks 11th in the organization and his overall ERA of 3.04 trails only Jeff Locke(2.66) and Phil Irwin(2.87) among pitchers who have thrown...

  • Top Performers
    Jeff Locke and Jameson Taillon Post the Top Pitching Performances of the Week

    Below are the top ten pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/5/12

    Two of the Pirates top prospects will get the start today. For Altoona, Gerrit Cole will take the mound, coming off his best start since being promoted to AA. He threw six shutout innings on Tuesday night against Trenton. In State College, Luis Heredia will get his ninth start of the year....

  • Analysis
    After The Trade Deadline: Updated Top 20 Prospects

    A lot has changed since we last updated the top 20 prospects rankings after the draft. Mark Appel didn't sign. Starling Marte was promoted, and will most likely lose his prospect eligibility by the end of the year. The Pirates traded Robbie Grossman, Rudy Owens, and Colton Cain. The short-season leagues started,...

  • Analysis
    Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon Slip in Baseball Prospectus Top 50

    Baseball Prospectus has released their mid-season top 50 prospects today, and three Pirates prospects made the list. Two of those prospects took a fall from their pre-season rankings, while one made a jump forward. Gerrit Cole was the first prospect listed, coming in at number 12. That's down from his pre-season ranking...

  • Analysis
    Gerrit Cole Has Lots of Weapons, But Which One Will He Focus On?

    Gerrit Cole has a 3.00 ERA in 99 innings this year, with a 101:29 K/BB ratio. If you look at Gerrit Cole's numbers since being promoted to Double-A Altoona in June, you'd likely be disappointed from the Pittsburgh Pirates No.1 overall pick in last years draft. Heading in to his start last night, he sported...

  • Prospect Reports
    Gerrit Cole Pitches Six Shutout Innings

    On a night when I got to see Gerrit Cole pitch for the first time in person, the Pirates top prospect did not disappoint. Cole threw six shutout innings tonight against the Trenton Thunder, allowing just three hits and a walk, while striking out six batters. It was, off the top of...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/31/12

    Altoona had off yesterday. They resume their schedule tonight in Trenton with top prospect Gerrit Cole on the mound. State College is off today. Indianapolis is in first place in their division with a nine game lead over second place Columbus. They have 33 games left in their season. A full recap...

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