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Cole turning into Pirate ace

Gerrit Cole

Pirates rookie right-hander Gerrit Cole has stepped up his game coming down the homestretch. In four September starts, Cole has given up four earned runs in twenty-six innings of work, on only seventeen hits, and nine bases on balls, while striking out thirty-three. He is looking like an ace when the Bucs need it most.'s George Von Benko spoke with Cole recently.

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