Tag: Gerrit Cole

: Lance Lynn has taken over as the favorite in the AL Cy Young Award race. (Image: Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

AL Cy Young Award Odds: Lance Lynn Overtakes Gerrit Cole as Favorite

Gerrit Cole has conspicuously struggled – at least, by his lofty standards – since Major League Baseball began enforcing rules against pitchers using sticky substances on the ball. That has opened the door for other contenders to make cases for the AL Cy Young Award, including Chicago White Sox starter […]

Gerrit Cole was among several MLB pitchers to publicly bash the league for its implementation of a foreign substance ban. (Image: Joshua Bessex/Getty)

MLB Pitchers Sound Off on Upcoming Foreign Substance Ban

Starting Monday, Major League Baseball will expect its umpires to begin enforcing its rules against applying foreign substances to the ball, complete with 10-game suspensions for violators. And while feelings about the new rules are mixed, many pitchers are taking issue with how the league is implementing the regulations. Several […]

Gerrit Cole didn’t quite know how to answer a question over whether or not he has used Spider Tack to improve his grip on the baseball. (Image: Adam Hunger/Getty)

Cy Young Favorite Gerrit Cole Punts on Question About Sticky Substances

In recent days, Major League Baseball has moved to crack down on foreign substances that benefit pitchers. On Tuesday, Gerrit Cole stumbled over a question about whether or not he had ever used a sticky product known as Spider Tack while pitching. Cole neither confirmed nor denied using Spider Tack […]

NY Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is seeking a third consecutive NL Cy Young award. (Image: Gregory Fisher/USA Today Sports)

2020 Cy Young Odds: Gerrit Cole and Jacob deGrom Favorites

The Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas released odds on the projected winners of the 2020 Cy Young award for both MLB leagues, and a pair of pitchers in the Big Apple are favorites. Gerrit Cole, who recently signed a record-setting deal with the New York Yankees, is the favorite to […]