Cole to debut against Giants
CHICAGO – Gerrit Cole, the No. 1 overall selection by Pittsburgh in the 2011 draft, will make his major league debut Tuesday night when the Pirates host Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants.
The 22-year-old right-hander was 5-3 with a 2.91 ERA in 12 starts with Triple-A Indianapolis. He made his last start on Wednesday against Durham and pitched seven scoreless innings in a 1-0 victory.
Cole did not give up a run in his last two starts spanning 14 innings with Indianapolis.
Ranked as the organization’s
No. 1 prospect by Baseball America, and 12th in all of minor league baseball, Cole went 9-7 with a 2.80 ERA in 26 starts last season during his first year of professional baseball.
He participated in the MLB All-Star Futures Game in Kansas City while also being named to the Florida State League mid-season All-Star team.
Delweld edges Martella’s
Delweld improved to 9-0 in the AAABA League with a 6-5 victory late Friday night at Point Stadium.
Ben Legath tripled and scored a run, and Josh Robinette doubled and scored a run. Josh Staniscia tripled, scored a run and had two RBI.
Ian Helsel tripled, scored a run and drove in one. Devin Pritts went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and one run batted in.
Staniscia walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seven to drive in the game-winning run.
Cam Onderko went 2-for-2, Jimmy Stenger went 2-for-4, and Dillon Boyer went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs for Martella’s.
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Tomlin hit with $100G fine
Here’s another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
ACC-olades rolling in: Pitt’s Donald named league’s top defender
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Irish too much for Lady Lions
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.
Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash
Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.
UPJ volleyball heads to NCAA Division II Regional
The fifth-seeded Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team will open its first ever berth in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament against fourth-seeded Shippensburg University beginning today at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Big second half leads UPJ past host Clarion
Nate Snodgrass scored 18 points, and Pitt-Johnstown outscored Clarion by 20 points over the final 16 minutes to earn a 78-68 comeback victory in the PSAC on the road.
Lady Cats get first PSAC win
Pitt-Johnstown built an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 98-81 win at Clarion that earned the Lady Cats the program’s first PSAC victory.
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On a high note: Penn State ends year with win, holds off Wisconsin rally in upset
A bright future for Penn State emerged on a cool, crisp day in the Midwest.
Bruins snap skid against Pens
The surging Boston Bruins said they weren’t fazed by Sidney Crosby’s last-second goal. They proved it in overtime.
Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.
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