Astros trade for Pirates ace Gerrit Cole
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The Houston Astros already had two Cy Young winners. They're hoping Gerrit Cole can make it three.

The World Series champs boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade Saturday. The Pirates got right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin for their 27-year-old ace.

Cole went 12-12 with a 4.26 ERA last season, by far the worst ERA of his...


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