Sport MLB trade news: Astros actually trade for Gerrit Cole

02:50  14 january  2018
02:50  14 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

MLB trade rumors: Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates

  MLB trade rumors: Astros acquire Gerrit Cole from Pirates The Astros have been in on Gerrit Cole since last summer, and it looks like they finally got him.According to MLB.com, Houston has acquired Gerrit Cole from the Pirates. It has not been reported who the deal is for yet.

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The Astros have acquired Gerrit Cole in a trade with the Pirates, both teams announced Saturday.

a baseball player is getting ready to hit the ball: Gerrit Cole © (Getty Images) Gerrit Cole

The Astros gave pitchers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz and third baseman Colin Moran to the Pirates in return. Prospect Jason Martin is also heading to Pittsburgh.

Cole is coming off of a career-worst ERA at 4.26 in 203 innings pitched, but he remains one of the hardest throwers in the game. He was the No. 1 overall pick in 2011 by Pittsburgh and is twice a first-round pick as he was taken 28th overall by the Yankees in 2008.

MLB trade rumors: Cubs enter Gerrit Cole sweepstakes

  MLB trade rumors: Cubs enter Gerrit Cole sweepstakes The Cubs do not have the prospects the Pirates have been asking for, but they have something else with a lot of value.According to FanRag Sports, the Cubs have talked with the Pirates about acquiring the 27-year-old starting pitcher.

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Houston will now feature a rotation with two Cy Young winners in Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel and a former No. 1 overall pick in Gerrit Cole. Lance McCullers Jr. and Charlie Morton will likely round it out.

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