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SportGerrit Cole injury update: Astros starter (hamstring) doesn't believe he's seriously hurt

07:40  14 august  2019
07:40  14 august  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Astros' All-Star SP Gerrit Cole expected to rejoin rotation next week

Astros' All-Star SP Gerrit Cole expected to rejoin rotation next week After being scratched minutes before taking the mound on Tuesday with a hamstring injury, Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole could now return to the rotation in the very near feature. © Billy Hurst-USA TODAY SportsHouston’s skipper A.J. Hunch informed Jim Bowden that Cole “should be good to go” next week and rejoin the team’s rotation. A.J. Hinch #Astros just told me that Gerrit Cole should be good to go next week. Good news for #Astros fans. #CyYoungCandidate— Jim Bowden (@JimBowdenGM) August 15, 2019 This is huge news for the Astros, as losing Cole for any significant amount of time would have been devastating.

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Houston Astros Gerrit Cole pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of MLB game at Minute Maid Park Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Houston. Everyday we come to the park, it' s like, this guy' s got a chance to throw a shutout. We don't have to score today to win. That doesn ' t happen too

Gerrit Cole did not pitch against the White Sox on Tuesday as planned.

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The Astros righty — and American League Cy Young contender — was warming up for Game 2 of a double-header against the White Sox when he promptly stopped.

He was in the bullpen but left and went to the dugout pointing at his leg in the process.

Chris Devenski started the game.

Cole left with right hamstring discomfort, the Astros announced.

Manager A.J. Hinch told reporters after the game Cole told him he does not believe he is seriously hurt.

The 28-year-old is 14-5 this season with a 2.87 ERA with 226 strikeouts in 156 2/3 innings pitched.

He is a free agent after the season.

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Luhnow said the Astros talked to Pittsburgh about Cole in July, before the He said the two sides have been in touch at least once a week since early December, and momentum continued. The trade was agreed to early Saturday. " Gerrit Cole has a long track record of elite performance in college and

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Gerrit Cole injury update: Astros starter (hamstring) doesn't believe he's seriously hurt

Patriots first-round pick N'Keal Harry suffers apparent hamstring injury.
The New England Patriots have high hopes for wide receiver N’Keal Harry, but the first-round pick out of Arizona State has to stay healthy to live up to those expectations. Unfortunately, Harry went down with a right leg injury that appeared to be a hamstring, per NESN, and limped off the field for treatment. According to the report, Harry re-joined the receiver group on the sideline but had yet to take the field again following his injury. Jeff Howe of The Athletic shared a bit more information on this injury: N’Keal Harry was getting his right leg/hamstring stretched out by trainer Jim Whalen. Harry let out a frustrated yell when he walked off the field.

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