Gerrit Cole has been bad at times, sometimes he's been very good. But will he ever be great? Although he's still young, it's beginning to look doubtful. I'm no scout or pitching coach, but some things are very apparent to me, which I'll relate to you today.
And something else: would the Pirates be wise to seriously consider trading him in the off season, even though they control him for two more years?
This won't surprise you in the least, but 4 of the 6 division leaders are in the top 9 in payroll. Still, there are reasons why you shouldn't root for small market teams (outside of the Pirates) if you ever want baseball to change.
Our NFL draft expert Jon Ledyard will analyze the performances of some of the Steelers rookies at 12:30.
And what are the 2 best games in Penguins history? Author Dave Finoli has written a book on the top 50 games in Pens history, and he will join me at 1:30!