Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:33:40 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole allowed one run on seven hits in 7 2/3 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday, April 24, to pick up his third win of the season. He struck out seven batters and walked two during the game.
Fantasy Tip: Cole ($7,300, 14.6% of cap) has allowed only one run in each of his last three starts and struck out 27 batters in 24 2/3 innings so far this season. He is scheduled to pitch against the Chicago Cubs in his next game and could be a solid starting option for FantasyScore owners.
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:24:57 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole has seen his strikeout rate per nine innings improve from 9.0 to 11.5, thanks to his slider being thrown twice as much as last year.
Fantasy Tip: Cole ($7,300, 14.6% of cap) has become a feared pitcher thanks to some strong performances for the Pirates. Daily leagues that count strikeouts will reward Cole for solid efforts, and you should start Cole in your leagues.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:00:31 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole is still scheduled to be the starting pitcher Sunday, Sept. 28.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:44:07 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole (arm) was scratched from his start Sunday, Sept. 28, due to an unspecified arm problem.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:48:11 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled SP Gerrit Cole from Single-A Bristol.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:37:46 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole was optioned to Rookie-level Bristol Friday, Aug. 29. He is expected to be recalled for his next start. In a corresponding move, OF Andrew Lambo was recalled.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:49:16 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole recovered well from his start Wednesday, Aug. 20, according to manager Clint Hurdle. Hurdle was impressed with Cole's ability to keep his velocity high deep into the game. It was the first start Cole made since returning from the disabled list.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:58 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated SP Gerrit Cole (lat) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned 3B Brent Morel to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Fantasy Tip: Cole will rejoin the starting rotation and should return to all starting lineups in fantasy leagues.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:43:12 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole (lat) will start against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Aug. 20. He is taking the place of injured SP Charlie Morton (hip) in the rotation.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:24:04 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Gerrit Cole (lat) will make his next start with the Pirates next week.
Fantasy Tip: Activate Cole in your lineups next week.