Sports Minute: Yanks' Cole strikes out 2 in hitless inning of spring debut

1 year 3 months 2 weeks ago Monday, February 24 2020 Feb 24, 2020 February 24, 2020 5:17 PM February 24, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gerrit Cole struck out two and walked one in a hitless inning of his spring debut with the New York Yankees. Cole's first pitch to Adam Frazier of the Pittsburgh Pirates was a 97 mile per hour fastball. After Frazier popped out and Bryan Reynolds struck out, Cole walked Cole Tucker. Cole then fanned Josh Bell to finish up. Cole signed a $324 million, nine-year contract as a free agent after going 20-5 with a 2.50 ERA and 326 strikeouts last season for the AL champion Houston Astros.

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