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The Pirates allow five home runs during their fourth consecutive loss, 7-6 to Brewers

MILWAUKEE — The Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers reached their 5-5 stalemate after the seventh inning differently. The Pirates dinked and dunked their way with a bevy of two-out singles. The Brewers smashed their way there, using four home runs, three against starter Gerrit Cole, to eliminate two Pirates leads.
Rum Bunter Aug 12, 2017

Gerrit Cole Is Back Pitching Like Gerrit Cole Again

One of the keys for the 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates season was Gerrit Cole getting healthy and pitching to the standard that he has created for himself.  It is what the Pirates needed from Cole to have a shot at the playoffs. When Gerrit Cole is good, the Pirates are good.  From 2013-15, when Cole was […] Gerrit Cole Is Back Pitching Like Gerrit Cole Again - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Josh Bell, Gerrit Cole lead Pirates past Tigers 7-3 (Aug 10, 2017)

Josh Bell, Gerrit Cole lead Pirates past Tigers 7-3 (Aug 10, 2017)

DETROIT (AP) Rookie Josh Bell hit his 20th home run and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Washington Times Aug 10, 2017

Josh Bell, Gerrit Cole lead Pirates past Tigers 7-3

DETROIT (AP) - Rookie Josh Bell hit his 20th home run and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Gerrit Cole (10-8) allowed six hits and three earned runs in eight innings, his longest outing of the season. He improved ...

Josh Bell hammers 20th HR to back Gerrit Cole's strong start in 7-5 Pirates win

DETROIT — Drew VerHagen, the Detroit Tigers starter Thursday, looked down at the dirt, his shoulders slumped, and then dared glance toward right field. At the plate, Josh Bell dropped the bat behind him and tracked the flight of his two-run home run until crashed 20 rows deep in the bleachers.

Cole powers Pirates for series finale vs. Tigers (Aug 10, 2017)

DETROIT -- Gerrit Cole found his groove two months ago. That has kept the Pittsburgh Pirates on the fringes of the playoff race.
Beaver County Times Jul 30, 2017
Andrew McCutchen's 3 homers help Pirates salvage one game from Padres

Andrew McCutchen's 3 homers help Pirates salvage one game from Padres

Andrew McCutchen hit three home runs for the third time in his career and Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings in the Pirates win.
Washington Times Jul 30, 2017

McCutchen's 3 homers carry Cole, Bucs to 7-1 win vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Andrew McCutchen hit three home runs for the third time in his career to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. McCutchen's big day backed Gerrit Cole, who pitched seven innings of five-hit ball for the Pirates. It ...
Pirates Breakdown Jul 27, 2017

Pittsburgh Pirates enjoying Gerrit Cole’s return to form

Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole has been a mystery this year.  At times, he’s looked like one of best starting pitchers in baseball.  Other times, he’s given up more tater tots than your elementary school’s lunch lady.  It has been an up and down season for Cole but he may just be turning a corner. […] The post Pittsburgh Pirates enjoying Gerrit Cole’s return to form appeared first on Pirates Breakdown.
McCutchen's three-run homer powers Pirates past Giants 10-3 (Jul 24, 2017)

McCutchen's three-run homer powers Pirates past Giants 10-3 (Jul 24, 2017)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, Gerrit Cole won for the fifth time in six starts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Monday night.
MLB Trade Rumors Jul 20, 2017

Heyman’s Latest: Cole, Cutch, Fulmer, Iglesias, Abreu, Bruce, Alonso, Darvish

The Pirates are on a roll in the NL Central, having just swept the division-leading Brewers in a four-game series. Even prior to today’s win, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports wrote in his weekly notes column that Pittsburgh not only continues to look unlikely to trade Gerrit Cole but is now also unlikely to deal…

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