This is part of an occasional series comprising MLB season previews.
Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole had a grand time at Game 4 of Capitals-Penguins Wednesday night. The pitcher was so relentless with his boos for the visiting team, security stepped in and told him to take it down a notch.
In the bottom of the first inning of last night’s game against the White Sox, Gerrit Cole struck out Adam LaRoche on a 98-mph fastball. That description doesn’t really do the pitch justice, though. Please spend a few minutes staring at the GIF above.
As much as I love baseball, no sport gets further up its own ass when it comes to players being allowed to look like they're having fun. Take the bench-clearing brawl in yesterday's Brewers-Pirates game, sparked by Carlos Gomez taking time to admire what he thought was a home run. Words were exchanged, punches thrown,…
Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole had some words for Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez hit a triple off of him in today's game. Whatever Cole said, Gomez reacted, and it didn't take long before both benches cleared with players throwing punches.
The immediate cut to Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole sitting by himself with what looks like his finger in his nose suggests a directorial decision to catch him in the act of picking his nose. But it gets better.
Scary moment last night for Gerrit Cole, the No. 1 overall choice in last year's MLB draft. Cole was making just his second start for the Altoona Curve, the Pirates' Double-A affiliate, when what you see in the video above happened in the first inning. Cole somehow finished the inning by facing three more hitters.…