Gerrit Cole will start game two against the Cardinals. (Photo Credit: David Hague)
The Pittsburgh Pirates have set their NLDS rotation against the St. Louis Cardinals. The starters will be as follows:
Thursday - A.J. Burnett
Friday - Gerrit Cole
Sunday - Francisco Liriano
Monday - Charlie Morton (if necessary)
If the series goes to five games, Burnett could make the start on Wednesday, with more than normal rest. Liriano pitched last night, but would have five days rest by game three on Sunday. The only spots that were up in the air were the Friday and Monday spots.
At the end of the regular season, Charlie Morton was pitching after A.J. Burnett in the rotation. However, since the Pirates didn't have to use Gerrit Cole in the Wild Card game, he was eligible to make the...
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