Gerrit Cole's start tomorrow could define the rest of the series. (Photo Credit: David Hague)

Gerrit Cole is a future ace. In the last month he has been pitching like a current ace. And tomorrow he is going to need to be an ace.

An ace is a stopper. An ace is a guy who you throw out for must-win games. Tomorrow is about as must-win as you can get this season.

The Pirates are down 1-0 in a best of five series. It's not a surprise that they lost to Adam Wainwright. If you were looking at the matchups coming into the series, then game one definitely looked in the Cardinals favor. Games two and three looked to be in the Pirates' favor. So really we're at the expected point in this series, only the game one loss was much worse than anticipated.

Game two features Gerrit Cole on the m...

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