Gerrit Cole

Tim Kelly
November 14, 2019 - 9:35 am
If you're hoping for a quick resolution on the top three free agents this offseason - RHP Gerrit Cole, RHP Stephen Strasburg and third baseman Anthony Rendon - don't hold your breath. After Scott Boras weighed Bryce Harper's free agent options for over 115 days last offseason, the polarizing agent...
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John Healy
November 07, 2019 - 1:03 pm
It seems like the Yankees players are on the same page as the fan base when it comes to making a splash in free agency this winter. On Tuesday, a clip from CC Sabathia’s “ R2C2 is UNIINTERRUPTED ” podcast featured the recently retired pitcher discussing his recruitment of free agent ace Gerrit Cole...
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Tim Kelly
November 01, 2019 - 11:50 am
In two seasons with the Houston Astros, RHP Gerrit Cole has developed intro arguably the best pitcher in baseball. The 29-year-old is likely to win the 2019 American League Cy Young Award after going 20-5 with a 2.50 ERA, 2.64 FIP and 7.4 fWAR in 2019. Cole is also overwhelmingly likely to exit...
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Tim Kelly
October 31, 2019 - 11:40 am
By just about any metric - WAR, ERA, FIP, Awards - Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw was the most dominant regular season pitcher of the 2010s. But while Kershaw won three National League Cy Young Awards and five ERA titles in the 2010s, the future Hall of Famer had legitimate and consistent...
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Tim Kelly
October 31, 2019 - 8:54 am
If there were any lingering questions about his future, Gerrit Cole seemed to clear them up after the Houston Astros lost Game 7 of the World Series to the Washington Nationals Wednesday night. He's going to be a free-agent this offseason, and almost certainly not going to return. Following the...
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Brian Tinsman
October 27, 2019 - 4:55 am
On Sunday, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer will take the ball in what could be the biggest game of his career. Instead of pitching for a championship, Scherzer will instead be tasked with stopping the bleeding against a team that has outscored the Nats 12-2 in D.C. His team is in freefall...
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Tim Kelly
October 25, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Last offseason was perhaps the most anticipated in MLB history, as both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado reached free-agency at the age of 26. When push came to shove, though, the offseason proved to be like pulling teeth, with both Harper and Machado remaining on the market for over three months...
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Alex Greenberg
October 23, 2019 - 6:02 pm
Gerrit Cole completely dominated the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALCS. The series was tied 1-1 when Cole went seven scoreless innings at Yankee Stadium in a game that was crucial in the context of the Astros securing passage to the World Series. He wasn’t nearly as effective Tuesday night against the...
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Tim Kelly
October 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Gerrit Cole will take the ball for the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday evening. He'll do so with the expectation from many that an iconic performance is in store. Cole has been the best pitcher for an Astros team that also includes Justin Verlander and Zack Greinke, at least...
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Jordan Cohn
October 15, 2019 - 1:15 pm
It’s not an overstatement to say that Gerrit Cole is the most intriguing pitcher to enter free agency in MLB history. After “Big Time Baseball” co-host Josh Lewin asked about the Houston fireballer’s free-agency prospects, fellow co-host Jon Heyman launched into a deep dive of the situation, first...
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