• Gerrit Cole struck out 8 and walked none, picking up his 8th win of the season in a Pirates 10-4 win over the Cubs. Cole, though, allowed 9 hits and 4 runs, but had a ton of offensive help, given an 8-0 lead in the 4th inning. Cole added to the offensive onslaught with his first career homer in the 7th.
9/7 vs CUBS: 6.0 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 8 K, 0 BB
2014 Stats: 8-5, 3.89 ERA