Gerrit Cole is scheduled to throw two innings in a simulated game on Sunday.
Gerrit Cole threw two innings of live batting practice Tuesday at Pirates' camp.
Pirates and RHP Gerrit Cole avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.75 million contract.
Gerrit Cole (elbow) announced at Pirates' Fan Fest on Saturday that he's fully healthy and will begin his throwing program on Monday.
Gerrit Cole (elbow) is in line for a "normal" offseason, according to agent Scott Boras.
Pirates activated RHP Gerrit Cole from the 60-day disabled list.
Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that "there is little chance" the Pirates will sign Gerrit Cole to an extension that would buy out some free agent years.
Pirates placed RHP Gerrit Cole on the 60-day disabled list with right elbow posterior inflammation.
When asked how he felt after Monday's start against the Phillies, Gerrit Cole said he's "as good as I'm going to get."
Gerrit Cole really struggled in his return from the disabled list Monday against the Phillies, allowing five runs over two innings of work.
Pirates activated RHP Gerrit Cole from the 15-day disabled list.
Gerrit Cole (elbow) is expected to rejoin the Pirates' rotation on September 12 in Philadelphia.
Gerrit Cole (elbow) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session on Saturday.
Gerrit Cole (elbow) played catch on Friday.