“I’m not saying that Cole was told to do that or anything. It’s just that we’ve got to send a message,” Searage said.
Former Pirates and Tigers manager Jim Leyland joined “The Cook and Poni Show” Tuesday to chat about the series between his former teams. The Pirates travel to Detroit to open a three-game set tonight.
Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer during Cincinnati’s four-run first inning, and the Reds continued their mastery of Gerrit Cole with a 5-2 win Wednesday night.
Gerrit Cole became the majors’ first 11-game winner and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the struggling Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high eight games.
Gerrit Cole allowed two runs in six innings to become the first pitcher in the majors to 10 victories this season as the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Saturday.
Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison joined the Starkey and Mueller Show to talk about both he and the team turning a corner at the plate, what it’s like for him playing a number of different positions, and where their new celebration that replaced the “Z” came from.
Gerrit Cole struck out a season-best nine to win his third straight start, Neil Walker hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the fifth after a pair of called strikeouts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Monday night.
With their five-game winning streak on the line and a sweep against the Marlins in the balance, the Pirates sent out Gerrit Cole for the series finale and got seven strong innings from their staff ace.
Jung Ho Kang capped a late rally with a two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates ran their winning streak to six games with a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Gerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night.
Gerrit Cole pitched seven effective innings, Starling Marte hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Monday night.
Mike Leake worked eight innings for his sixth straight victory over Pittsburgh and Marlon Byrd homered for the second night in a row as the Cincinnati Reds beat the skidding Pirates 3-0 on Wednesday night.
The bats may be struggling at the start of the season for the Pirates, but the team’s rotation has been lights out, and a key piece of that equation has been Gerrit Cole.
Gerrit Cole allowed three hits over six innings, Andrew McCutchen had a two-run triple and the Pittsburgh Pirates posted an 8-1 victory Wednesday night, salvaging the finale of the three-game series and snapping the Chicago Cubs’ four-game winning streak.
Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Friday night.