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Friday, February 14, 2020

Cole starts Yankees tenure with questions about Astros

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On the day of his first formal workout with the New York Yankees, Gerrit Cole talked about what he did and did not know about the Houston Astros.

Houston was disciplined by Major League Baseball for breaking rules by using a video camera to steal signs during its run to the 2017 title and again during the 2018 season, the first after Cole was acquired from Pittsburgh.

New York lost to Houston in the AL Championship Series in both 2017 and against last year. Cole is ready to discuss the Astros if his new teammates inquire.

“I’ll just give them an honest answer, which is I had no idea of any of it going on and I didn’t see any of it,” Cole said. “So, I really don’t think I have much to apologize for.”

Will he at least explain why he got out of the Astros uniform the minute he could, and if there was any broader meaning to that?

 

QLE Posted: February 14, 2020 at 01:02 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: gerrit cole, yankees

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   1. caspian88 Posted: February 14, 2020 at 12:24 PM (#5924422)
Well I'm convinced.
   2. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: February 14, 2020 at 12:30 PM (#5924425)
It's almost as if virtually all major league players are incapable of things such as reflection, self-awareness, honesty, humility, and contrition.
   3. PreservedFish Posted: February 14, 2020 at 12:35 PM (#5924427)
That's some brazen bullshit.
   4. jingoist Posted: February 14, 2020 at 04:07 PM (#5924490)
.......and I’m sure if you asked them, they would tell you that they were all good Christians and adhering to Christ’s teachings.

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