Yankees: Gerrit Cole was so bad he made Aaron Boone look good

Yankees: Gerrit Cole was so bad he made Aaron Boone look good

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Yankees beginning pitcher Gerrit Cole was so bad that Aaron Boone pulling him in the third inning was the finest choice that couldve taken place Tuesday.
The New York Yankees began the postseason with an abysmal efficiency from starting pitcher Gerrit Cole versus the Boston Red Sox. The ace strolled two, enabled 4 hits and offered up two enormous homers on his way to being drawn in the third inning.
When Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone pulled Cole, the Yankees were down 3-0 and bleeding badly from the plate. While this pitching modification is most likely the ideal one, it comes with a painful caution for Yankees fans: the 30-year-old Cole remains in the second year of his nine-year $324 million agreement.

MLB Twitter reacts to Gerrit Coles getaway

When he did could have conserved Boones task as it put a much-needed hold on the bleeding, pulling Cole. The fourth-year supervisor had captured flack all season for the Yankees struggles prior to their late push to get into the playoffs.

The two homers came at the swings of Xander Boagerts in the first– Rafael Devers ran in also– and Kyle Schwarber, who at this moment might just be Coles kryptonite, hit one in the third. Boagerts smash went 427 feet, while Schwarbers sent his 437 feet.

@GerritCole45 Mr. Cole, do you mind contributing that 36 million dollar a year wage to Yankee fans all over? That efficiency was pitiful and Im puzzled as to why individuals call you the “ace” of the Yankees.
— Joey Wagner (@Joeywags13) October 6, 2021

Yes Jays make the playoffs. At least we arent paying Garrett Cole 36 million a year for the next 7 years.
— Matt Fraser (@MattFraser10) October 6, 2021

With Cole making $36 million this season, its much less than perfect to have such a sorry trip on the diamond, especially in a game as pivotal as a Wild Card game. He left the game with 50 pitches, 30 strikes and quit three runs and was changed by Clay Holmes.

@GerritCole45 Mr. Cole, do you mind donating that 36 million dollar a year income to Yankee fans all over? You do not deserve it and actually have not earned it all year. That efficiency was pitiful and Im puzzled as to why people call you the “ace” of the Yankees. At least we arent paying Garrett Cole 36 million a year for the next 7 years. At least we arent paying Garrett Cole 36 million a year for the next 7 years.

Yes Jays make the playoffs. At least we arent paying Garrett Cole 36 million a year for the next 7 years.
— Matt Fraser (@MattFraser10) October 6, 2021

Attic Cole yanked in the 3rd 36 million for 3 innings??? Yeah alright …
— Leroy Travis Jr. (@CoachTravisJr) October 6, 2021