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Is this the year it’s going to be different for the Pirates? Fans aren’t counting on it, having adopting a hard-earned “won’t get fooled again” attitude. The team, to their credit, is admitting they need to prove their legitimacy.
When NCAA President Mark Emmert announced sanctions against Penn State last July for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, his stated goal was to “ensure that Penn State will rebuild an athletic culture that went horribly awry.”
The game of baseball has shaped the youth of America for over a century and its influence is reflected in childhood moments such as a game of catch between a father and son, stepping up to bat in the neighborhood Cul-de-sac and sitting with friends on the bus heading to the big game.
“Everything is going pretty well for Pittsburgh right now, but I want to keep an eye on their goaltending.” NHL Network analyst Mike Milbury echoed the thoughts of a lot of hockey fans and media when he made that innocent comment last month.
The verdict from Gerrit Cole’s first major league start for the Pittsburgh Pirates last night: as advertised. Cole threw just 81 pitches in six and one-third innings, and allowed two runs on seven hits with no walks and two strikeouts.
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