All posts tagged "Gerrit Cole"

  • 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...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/25/12

    One day after trading away two of their top twenty pitching prospects, Rudy Owens and Colton Cain, the Pirates send some big names to the mound in the minors. Top prospects Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon, along with rising prospect Clay Holmes all take the mound tonight. Zack Dodson also takes the...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/20/12

    Both West Virginia and Altoona had their games rained out yesterday. Both will play a doubleheader today, participating in 2 seven inning games. Due to the rain, Gerrit Cole had his start pushed back until tonight. Altoona originally had a scheduled doubleheader today. Last night’s rainout will be made up on Sunday....

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/19/12

    Tonight’s probables features five pitchers that were listed among our top 23 prospects to start the season, including the players in the top two spots, Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole. West Virginia was off yesterday. They resume their schedule tonight, beginning a four game series at home. Bradenton’s game last night was...

  • Prospect Reports
    Gerrit Cole Labors in Start Against Akron

    Attendance was a little sparse to start the game at the neo-retro gem of a ballpark known as Canal Park in downtown Akron.  Whether it was the pockets of gray clouds overhead or the Italian-American festival outside that was siphoning fans away, there were plenty of good seats available. Those in attendance...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/14/12

    Top prospect Gerrit Cole, will make his first start in 12 days due to the Eastern League All-Star break and his one inning appearance in the Futures Game. Bradenton was rained out yesterday. They will play a doubleheader today consisting of two 7-inning games. No starter for game two of the doubleheader...

  • Analysis
    Keith Law Has Three Pirates in His Mid-Season Top 50

    Keith Law has released his mid-season top 50 prospect list for ESPN Insider subscribers. The list features three Pittsburgh Pirates prospects: Gerrit Cole, Jameson Taillon, and Alen Hanson. Cole is the top prospect for the Pirates, coming in at number seven overall. He's up three spots from his pre-season ranking at number...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Cole Reflects on Futures Game, Colla Incorporates Long Toss

    Gerrit Cole has always been a starter, so when he was asked to warm up in the bullpen in the first inning of the MLB Futures game on Sunday, it was a little strange for the right-hander. “It was weird,” Cole said. “I think it was weird for everybody. We had 10...

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