Players and managers alike were impressed by the velocity and command on Cole's fastball. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
We all watched Gerrit Cole impress in his Major League debut Tuesday night. I wrote about it. You (hopefully) read it, and now it's on to the next one.
But before it is on to the next one, I wanted to compile the best insight about Cole becoming a part of the Pirates' rotation. Enjoy --
Bruce Bochy, San Francisco Giants Manager:
"He pitched well. He pitched real well and we knew what a good arm he has and he showed it tonight... He had good command [of his fastball]. he located pretty good and threw some good offspeed pitches. He showed poise out there for his first outing."
Russell Martin, Pirates Catcher:
"Today, he didn't even really have to work too hard to ...
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