• A View From Studio 3: Cole era begins for Bucs

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Jun 12, 2013
    "Really, I couldn't have asked for anything better," Cole said. The top pick in the 2011 draft, Cole allowed two runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings after being called up from Triple-A Indianapolis earlier in the day. All of the other touted players, from Bonds to Alvarez, joined Pirates teams that were big losers with no apparent hope of ever winning. Cole's Pirates we can say that now had the third-best record in the National League after their win, which means they would be a playoff team if the posts...
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    • Sorensen: Cold call from Colin Cole could work for Carolina Panthers

      Colin Cole called the Carolina Panthers and asked if they needed a nose tackle. “I was absolutely in position where pretty much it was my last opportunity,” says Cole, 32.Click to Continue »
    • Ron Cook: Cole's debut special for many reasons

      P-G columnist Ron Cook says Gerrit Cole made quite a first impression, and his Pirates debut was special for a number of reasons.
    • Top prospect Cole lives up to billing in stellar debut

      The night began with intoxicating anticipation, and ended in unbridled celebration at PNC Park. Gerrit Cole had not come to let anyone down, he wasn't here to add another layer of baseball disappointment to a city a generation-deep in them. Instead, Col…
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    • Cole World: Gerrit Cole showcased a blazing fastball, excepti…

      Gerrit Cole showcased a blazing fastball, exceptional control, and even chipped in an RBI single in his debut. The former No. 1 pick looks ready for the show, writes Cliff Corcoran.
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    • Bucs promote top prospect Cole, put Wandy on DL

      With Gerrit Cole set to make his Major League debut for the Pirates on Tuesday night, Pittsburgh selected his contract from Triple-A Indianapolis and cleared a spot on the active roster by placing Wandy Rodriguez on the 15-day disabled list.
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  • Gerrit Cole is facing his girlfriend’s brother, Brandon Crawford of the Giants, in his MLB debut

    There's an interesting subplot to Pittsburgh Pirates top pitching prospect Gerrit Cole making his major-league debut on Tuesday. Sure, he's the 2011 No. 1 overall draft pick, so how well he produces with such a pedigree will be the headline. But this is…
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