All posts tagged "Gerrit Cole"

  • Analysis
    Gerrit Cole Discusses Promotion to Double-A (VIDEO)

    Pirates first round pick in the 2011 draft right-hander Gerrit Cole is set to make his Double-A debut on Wednesday in Altoona for the Curve. Cole went 5-1 with a 2.55 ERA with High-A. He struck out 69 batters over 67.0 innings. Here is a video interview with Cole on his promotion...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: McDonald Is Hard to Hit; Jones Seeking Consistency

    CLEVELAND, OH. — When James McDonald takes the mound, he’s hard to hit. When he’s got fastball command, and his secondary pitches are working, the opposing team doesn’t have much luck trying to square up a base knock. He’s already flirted with two no-hitters in 2012. And on Friday night against the...

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    Pirates Promote Gerrit Cole to Double-A

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole to Altoona, per the team Twitter account. Cole is coming off a five shutout inning performance last night, where he struck out seven, and allowed two walks and three hits. The right-hander was hitting 101 with his fastball, and 92 MPH with his...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/14/12

    Gerrit Cole will make his last start before the Florida State League All-Star break. He has faced Ft Myers(today’s opponent) two times already this year, allowing a total of four earned runs on 11 hits, with 11 strikeouts in 11 innings. Indianapolis was off last night. Altoona played a doubleheader. State College...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Battles in the Top 20 Prospect Rankings

    On Friday we released the 2012 Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects list. The list not only looked at the placements of the new draft picks, but also looked at the updated rankings after the first half of the minor league season. The rankings are gathered by taking the average of five different top...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/9/12

    Gerrit Cole goes tonight for Bradenton. His 56 strikeouts ranks him second on the team to Jameson Taillon (58) and also ranks him in the top ten in the Florida State League. Cole’s 1.11 WHIP is second in the FSL. Indianapolis is in first place in their division, with a seven game...

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    Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects

    Now that the 2012 Draft is over, it’s time to update the Pittsburgh Pirates top 20 prospect rankings. This update not only takes in to consideration where the new draft picks fall in to the system, but where the current players rank after two months in the 2012 season. I put a...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Four Promotion Candidates; Jeff Clement Finally Healthy

    You don’t usually see a lot of promotions in the first two months of the season. So far this year we’ve seen a few relief pitchers promoted up a level, but none of the top prospects moving up through the system. In the past, a lot of the promotions start in June,...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/3/12

    Gerrit Cole will get the start today for Bradenton. He was recently named to the Florida State League All-Star team along with Jameson Taillon. Both Bradenton and Altoona played doubleheaders yesterday. The Dominican Summer League schedule started yesterday, although both teams are off today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be...

  • Analysis
    Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon Named FSL All-Stars

    Gerrit Cole was named to the FSL All-Star game. Image Credit: Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospects Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon were named to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star team today. The game will take place in Port Charlotte, Florida on Saturday, June 16. Cole has a 2.47 ERA in 51...

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