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Jun 19, 2017
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MILWAUKEE (AP) Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night.
Newark Star-Ledger Jun 21, 2017
MLB trade rumors: Potential Yankees pitching target 'unlikely' to be dealt

MLB trade rumors: Potential Yankees pitching target 'unlikely' to be dealt

The Pittsburgh Pirates are now 'unlikely' to deal ace Gerrit Cole, taking an option off the board for the Yankees.

Pirates Mailbag: Are Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole bound to be traded?

MILWAUKEE — Welcome back, baseball fans. The Pirates beat up on the first-place Milwaukee Brewers Monday night at Miller Park and improved their record to 32-38, five games back of the division lead. Fans have been restless lately. All questions are sic’d. If you have a question for next week’s mailbag, send it to snesbitt@post-gazette.com or to @stephenjnesbitt on Twitter.
Beaver County Times Jun 19, 2017
Andrew McCutchen's HR highlights Pirates offensive outburst

Andrew McCutchen's HR highlights Pirates offensive outburst

Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night.
McCutchen, Cole lead Pirates past Brewers 8-1 (Jun 19, 2017)

McCutchen, Cole lead Pirates past Brewers 8-1 (Jun 19, 2017)

MILWAUKEE (AP) Andrew McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 on Monday night.
MLB Trade Rumors Jun 19, 2017

Rosenthal’s Latest: McCutchen, Cole, Hand, Cubs

In his latest notes column, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports writes that while there’s a pretty good chance of an Andrew McCutchen trade this summer, the Pirates aren’t by any means planning a full tear-down of the roster. As such, Rosenthal notes that right-hander Gerrit Cole isn’t likely to be traded, considering he’s controllable for…
Rum Bunter Jun 19, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates home stand report card for June 8-18

Another Pirates homestand is in the books. Over this ten game stretch, The Pirates were what their 5-5 record says they were; inconsistent. The homestand started with a four-game weekend set with the awful Miami Marlins. The series began the same way the previous road trip had ended, with disappointment. Gerrit Cole’s run of awful […] Pittsburgh Pirates home stand report card for June 8-18 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Andrew McCutchen homers twice, Gerrit Cole bounces back as Pirates top Rockies

Gerrit Cole needed to bounce back. After a nightmarish four-game stretch in which he allowed 23 earned runs and three double-digit hit games, Cole was lost, unable to locate the form he showed in his first five starts.
Pirates Breakdown Jun 13, 2017

Takeaways & Throwaways – Cutch, Jaso blast Bucs past Rockies

Welcome to Takeaways & Throwaways. Shortly after every Pittsburgh Pirates game, come to Pirates Breakdown to see our flash recap format. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about the game, without making you read the same boring recap you can see anywhere else. FINAL: Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Colorado Rockies 2 W – Gerrit Cole (4-6, […] The post Takeaways & Throwaways – Cutch, Jaso blast Bucs past Rockies appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.

Pirates' struggling Cole to pitch against Rockies (Jun 13, 2017)

PITTSBURGH -- The first round of the 2017 MLB Draft unfolded on Monday night, with a new group of young players becoming the future faces of their franchises.
Rum Bunter Jun 12, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates Draft History: Huntington Looks Underslot

The Major League Baseball draft starts today at 7:00 pm.  The Pittsburgh Pirates have selections at 12, 42, 50, and 72, and all four will come today.  Rounds 3-10 will occur tomorrow, and rounds 11-40 on Wednesday. The Major League draft rules changed in 2012 after the Pirates broke records to sign Gerrit Cole and […] Pittsburgh Pirates Draft History: Huntington Looks Underslot - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sports Illustrated Jun 12, 2017

What in the world is going on with Gerrit Cole?

Gerrit Cole has the ability to be one of baseball's most dominant pitchers, but the fifth-year pitcher's numbers don't reflect that of a top-flight starter.
Beaver County Times Jun 11, 2017
Pirates with four picks on first day of MLB draft

Pirates with four picks on first day of MLB draft

The Pirates are in position for a haul on Monday, as the team will have four selections on the first day of the MLB Draft.

Marlins smash struggling Gerrit Cole, silence Pirates offense in 7-1 win

Gerrit Cole did not put up a fight. When manager Clint Hurdle ambled to the pitcher’s mound in the fifth inning Thursday at PNC Park, Cole handed over the baseball and retreated to the home dugout, his head down. Cole had been thoroughly socked by the Miami Marlins. He was unable to complete the fifth because of five consecutive singles sent to the outfield.
Rum Bunter Jun 8, 2017

Gerrit Cole Third Time Through The Order Struggles

Gerrit Cole started the season off strong, posting a 2.84 ERA in his first nine starts.  However, over his last three starts he has a 9.82 ERA.  Home runs have been a problem, but so has pitching through the order a third time. From 2013-16 Gerrit Cole had a .319 wOBA against, which ranks him […] Gerrit Cole Third Time Through The Order Struggles - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pirates Breakdown Jun 8, 2017

Gerrit Cole’s struggles are real but not spectacular

Today, Gerrit Cole takes the mound. The last three times he’s done that, it has not turned out so well. Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole has seen a complete 180 over the past two weeks compared to his previous starts. He rattled off eight consecutive quality starts from April 9 through May 17, and despite […] The post Gerrit Cole’s struggles are real but not spectacular appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.

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