Houston Astros Pitcher Gerrit Cole To Make First Start Against Pittsburgh Pirates Since Trade

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Houston Astros Pitcher Gerrit Cole To Make First Start Against Pittsburgh Pirates Since Trade
Houston Astros Pitcher Gerrit Cole To Make First Start Against Pittsburgh Pirates Since Trade

HOUSTON (KDKA) — Former Pirates ace Gerrit Cole is set to take the mound against his previous employer for the first time since he left Pittsburgh. Cole will face Trevor Willams and the Pirates Tuesday night at MinuteMaid Park in Houston at 8:00 p.m. Cole was traded to the Astros back in January of 2018 for pitchers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz as well as third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin. Many said Houston stole Cole away at a bargain, and he has been very solid for the organization, but the Pirates did receive a decent return. It is important to point out that all of the players listed in return for Cole are currently on the 25-man active roster for the Bucs. Pirates beat

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