Reaction to Gerrit Cole’s comments about foreign substance use | SportsCenter

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Reaction to Gerrit Cole’s comments about foreign substance use | SportsCenter
Jeff Passan joins SportsCenter and reacts to New York Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole’s comments about whether he has used foreign substance abuse to enhance his play on the mound.


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  • Roll Fizzlebeef

    Roll Fizzlebeef

    7 小时 前

    Gerrit Cole is both the friend you want there if you've got food in your teeth or a booger hangin' AND the friend you don't call to help you bury a body

  • Connor Jones

    Connor Jones

    10 小时 前

    “If you don’t say no to a yes or no question, the answer is yes” is possibly the worst thing a woman or anyone could say lmao

  • Zig Wil

    Zig Wil

    天 前

    I've witnessed toddlers lie with more conviction... how embarrassing

  • Bryan Chance

    Bryan Chance

    2 天 前

    Why can't MLB resolve this cheating problem? It's hard to be a fan and to admire someone's talents when there's a cloud of controversy over them.

  • Mister Sarajevo

    Mister Sarajevo

    2 天 前

    Is Gerrit Cole as good as Pedro Martinez?

  • Beezer Beats

    Beezer Beats

    2 天 前

    MLB : we need to speed the pace of play
    Also MLB: 8-10 checks during the game for foreign substance 🤣

  • mtbjekyll1

    mtbjekyll1

    3 天 前

    Should’ve said I like turtles!

  • Ben Champagne

    Ben Champagne

    3 天 前

    Jeff Passan is always on the verge of breaking down in tears. A feeble heart. I want to buy him some ice cream and take him for a walk.

  • HD LEGSHOW

    HD LEGSHOW

    3 天 前

    OJ had a better response when asked about Nicole.....

  • gfear24

    gfear24

    3 天 前

    Odd that the new use of sticky-tack leading to drastically increased spin rates starts being a thing the exact same year MLB changes the design of the baseballs to give them less wind resistance, and pitchers getting blisters becomes an epidemic. Almost like they all have something in common.

  • robert bogert

    robert bogert

    4 天 前

    Gerrit cole knows numbers just dont lie he was mediocre in Pittsburgh and was unhitable in Houston, brought the ole spider tak back to the bronx

  • Mark Hayes

    Mark Hayes

    4 天 前

    All he had to do was say idk what that is

  • Josey Wales

    Josey Wales

    4 天 前

    altuve is wondering if a trash can will be a 'foreign' object for hitters

  • The Phoenix

    The Phoenix

    4 天 前

    Eebity, Eebity, Eebity......that's all folks!

  • Barry Newman

    Barry Newman

    4 天 前

    and woke comes to baseball

  • inutero10

    inutero10

    4 天 前

    He should just put snot on the ball

  • jmiogo

    jmiogo

    4 天 前

    Oh, my!

  • o.d 327

    o.d 327

    4 天 前

    Jeff passan he still a virgin

  • Jay Gonzalez

    Jay Gonzalez

    4 天 前

    I feel like it's a ploy by MLB, to get more hits and homeruns to make the game exciting again. No one wants to see a pitching duel in 2021. But I do.

  • Rik mcDik

    Rik mcDik

    4 天 前

    His head is shaped like a box

  • Dean Whalen

    Dean Whalen

    4 天 前

    Wu tang vinyl in the background 🔥🔥

  • JCA 1214

    JCA 1214

    5 天 前

    If gerrit cole were latin american....10 to 20 games out, cheater chants everywhere

  • Taco Taco

    Taco Taco

    5 天 前

    Who cares, let them all cheat. Do you know how fun that'll be as a viewer? This is just deflection from the fact that the umpires are as useless as a hair dryer in a desert.

  • mick pratt

    mick pratt

    5 天 前

    Is Gaylord still in the Hall Of Fame?
    Carry on Gerritt.

  • Adam W

    Adam W

    5 天 前

    I like how Cole didn’t lie and I’m baffled that he didn’t just lie but it was very smart. We’ve seen multiple players lie and be crucified over the years, he knew evidence could be surfaced easily if he flat out denied.

    • Joe Barr

      Joe Barr

      天 前

      Right. Very smart. Nobody saw through his non-denial.

  • Marc Anthony

    Marc Anthony

    5 天 前

    Gerrit isn't any different from any other pitcher who finds a way to give himself an edge. He should've responded to the question more succinctly, sure. But it's fine. He'll win his bunch of games and he won't be the answer to the question as to why this Yankees team is such an afterthought.

  • Benjamin Jimenez

    Benjamin Jimenez

    5 天 前

    Yankees fans panicking right now, imagine his number falling off due to this ahahahahahaha

  • Ali 777

    Ali 777

    5 天 前

    Trevor Bauer exposed him a while ago, and no one cared. Why do we care now?

    • Xavier McKinnon

      Xavier McKinnon

      5 天 前

      Because Trevor finally made the MLB care. By openly cheating and winning the Cy Young.

  • Lou ELastic

    Lou ELastic

    5 天 前

    Baseball is dead

  • Francisco Leon

    Francisco Leon

    5 天 前

    Nathan evlodi also used the foreign substances Red Sox are cheaters

  • Joe Russo

    Joe Russo

    5 天 前

    at a certain point you have to ask yourself how perfect do you want baseball to be? umpires get calls wrong all the time and doctoring the ball has been around over 100 years. how do you enforce that fairly.? how about making the 162 almost meaningless with all these playoffs. there's a lot to fix but in the end people will still be unsatisfied.

  • RarelyAccurate

    RarelyAccurate

    5 天 前

    He's a cheaters most of the pitchers are cheaters. Whats worse than the cheating is that their cheating is making the game worse not more entertaining, like steroid cheats.

  • Associates & GIvens

    Associates & GIvens

    5 天 前

    Of course there are players who are juicing or taking foreign substances!

  • javier book shadows contributor du

    javier book shadows contributor du

    5 天 前

    65th comment

  • Isaac Zurich

    Isaac Zurich

    5 天 前

    I said this when the Astro's scandal broke out, and I'll say it again: If you want cheating to be removed from baseball, you have to also take away all of the money. Cheating is incentivized when literally hundreds of millions of dollars are on the line. To say otherwise is to admit one's ignorance of reality.

  • Bonefish Grill

    Bonefish Grill

    5 天 前

    Gerit the Spidertac Cole

  • brandon

    brandon

    5 天 前

    You blew it! 😂

  • PAVLOVS WORLD

    PAVLOVS WORLD

    5 天 前

    Wasn't he an ASTRO!

  • Jon Allen

    Jon Allen

    5 天 前

    yankees are still terrible

  • Michael Baucom

    Michael Baucom

    5 天 前

    Cole looked like he was in a bad Saturday Night Live skit, I was expecting him to point and say: " Look, a squirrel", and run away...

  • Embryo

    Embryo

    5 天 前

    Yankees in 2019 about Astros "THEY CHEATED"
    Yankees in 2021 when Cole gets caught "WELL EVERYONE DOES IT!"

    • Jon Allen

      Jon Allen

      4 天 前

      @Nahshon DeVose well the nature of it being on a bigger stage means it's not the same

    • Nahshon DeVose

      Nahshon DeVose

      4 天 前

      @Jon Allen bad comparison. It’s a sport not someone’s life. In both instances, the outcomes of games are being changed due to cheating. One was just on a bigger stage.

    • Jon Allen

      Jon Allen

      4 天 前

      ​@just a dude yeah I guess, but I mean murdering someone and stealing candy from a store are both crimes, but you wouldn't call them the same now would you?

    • just a dude

      just a dude

      5 天 前

      @Jon Allen not the same? Cheating is cheating.

    • John Johnson

      John Johnson

      5 天 前

      Yeah. Tell it otherwise that MLB had covered Astros and they are back.

  • LionsTigersBearsOhMy Animals

    LionsTigersBearsOhMy Animals

    5 天 前

    Better answer. Just tell the truth. World would be a better place

  • Naquan Dixon

    Naquan Dixon

    5 天 前

    I would definitely bet against the Yankees next time he pitch cause he may be cautious but if he’s not actually using the substance GG Yankees offense still suck

  • What what

    What what

    5 天 前

    hmmmmm he went to houston and his spin rate increased dramatically then got paid a huge deal. of course he uses it there are pictures everywhere of his cap

    • tybones 2222

      tybones 2222

      4 天 前

      What about Verlander? How did his spin rate and Velocity go up as he got older?

  • Ulysses Giumarra

    Ulysses Giumarra

    5 天 前

    JEFF PASSAN YOU DON'T REALLY LISTEN TO RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE!!! HA HA!

  • Ajellen Moufa

    Ajellen Moufa

    5 天 前

    CAN ANYONE ASNWER THIS DO U THINK OHTANI USES THE FOREIGN SUBSTANCE

  • Gilbert Landeros

    Gilbert Landeros

    5 天 前

    That’s the longest bat I’ve ever seen.

  • Curtis Yuen

    Curtis Yuen

    5 天 前

    Just saying what up to all my fellow fans in the group and I'm droppin a plug for my favorite jersey connect below and happy Wednesday for real

  • Andrew DeShon

    Andrew DeShon

    5 天 前

    If you know you're cheating, and you know people have been talking about cracking down on this... how on earth do you not have an answer prepared?! 😂

  • MikeGonzo FX

    MikeGonzo FX

    5 天 前

    Screw it why can’t everyone just cheat, batters and hitters and see who wins haha

  • St. JA1M3

    St. JA1M3

    5 天 前

    Jeff can play as a young Ronald Reagan in a movie.

  • Laura Márquez

    Laura Márquez

    5 天 前

    Normalmente los comentarios son ignorados, pero les deseo que Dios guarde a cada una de nuestras familias de toda esta pandemia que nos tiene acechados..

    • Anthony

      Anthony

      5 天 前

      Cut and paste somewhere else, "Laura."

  • Julio

    Julio

    5 天 前

    Cole has the iQ of a plant

    • Dino988

      Dino988

      4 天 前

      Actually he’s very articulate. He just didn’t want to lie but also didn’t want to say he used it either. He definitely should’ve been better prepared to answer that question.

  • Jason Hogan

    Jason Hogan

    5 天 前

    If they are finally going to enforce this, they need to expand the strike zone

  • Paul Burton

    Paul Burton

    5 天 前

    What Jeff said about Gerrit Coles complete unpreparedness was astounding like he should've known someone on the team on his management team should be held accountable they didn't prepare him AT ALL and its unprofessional

  • Bannankev

    Bannankev

    5 天 前

    Everyone is skipping the most obvious thing he could’ve done… just act like it hung up. YOU ARE ON A ZOOM CALL 😂 not like he was sitting in front of you. 😂

    • Michael Z

      Michael Z

      2 天 前

      I did that once 😂

  • Big Dropper

    Big Dropper

    5 天 前

    Should've known he was cheating... He came from the Astros

    • Matt Pagel

      Matt Pagel

      4 天 前

      Find your biological parents first

  • Samuel Sandate

    Samuel Sandate

    5 天 前

    Who cares, Gerrit Cole is the best pitcher in all of baseball. Great guy, great competitor and the type of guy you want to represent your organization. Where are you Jomboy and Michael Kay and the whole New York media? 🤡🤡🤡

    • Anthony

      Anthony

      4 天 前

      @World Traveler Wow, you know how to type "Lol!" Bravo. You're the dude!

    • World Traveler

      World Traveler

      5 天 前

      deGrom is the best. I'm surprised the media is talking about how Cole bombed instead of the fact that these pitchers are cheating. It's as if everything is ok. And he CONTINUED to cheat with the Yankees. It's not ok

    • World Traveler

      World Traveler

      5 天 前

      @Samuel Sandate Lol!

    • Moises Ledesma

      Moises Ledesma

      5 天 前

      No,he's not,deGrom is way better

    • Joel

      Joel

      5 天 前

      @Moises Ledesma degrom is better but he’s right behind him as the 2nd best

  • J Black

    J Black

    5 天 前

    Baseball is the most boring ,most dirty ,most racist sport but pays the most lol.

    • Michael Baucom

      Michael Baucom

      5 天 前

      Racist? More Hispanics and Asians play this sport than the other major sports...

  • Noah Blondo

    Noah Blondo

    5 天 前

    Crazy

  • John Pestano

    John Pestano

    5 天 前

    All Cole has to do is give his take on the situation it's not a big deal.

  • LonghornsLegend

    LonghornsLegend

    5 天 前

    Baseball: the only sport where you can cheat, but just a little bit

    • Jason

      Jason

      4 天 前

      They might be the ones who turn a blind eye to it the most often but it definitely is occurring in any sport you can think of at the same time. It feels like some of the leagues or organizations wait until they absolutely need to do something about it. Go read into doping in the olympics if you are interested and the systems in place to test for it. Plenty of ways to skirt the rules in more than just the MLB.

  • Bob Hookstratten

    Bob Hookstratten

    5 天 前

    My man Jeff Passan has a great baseball mind and he's a Rage Against the Machine fan. Evil Empire, all-time great album.

    • Ben Champagne

      Ben Champagne

      3 天 前

      Jeff is a ninny.

  • Frank Stange

    Frank Stange

    5 天 前

    Cole wasnt ready for the question cole is about to shut u guys up

    • Peter

      Peter

      5 天 前

      He cheated, end of story

  • Leonel Langston

    Leonel Langston

    5 天 前

    Dang y'all messed up for putting Cole as the Face of Cheating... Let this story go already. Meanwhile a team down in Texas still have their Banner... MLB should do the Same as the Olympics ... Shame on Manfred...

    • Moises Ledesma

      Moises Ledesma

      5 天 前

      Yeah,like everybody now saying that Tyler Glasnow is cheating just like Cole

    • Anthony

      Anthony

      5 天 前

      Well, for starters, Leonel, did you hear what Cole said YESTERDAY? It's News, he said an idiotic thing. He's more or less said he's guilty of cheating. Let me guess, you're a Yankees fan.

    • Kenyatta Clay

      Kenyatta Clay

      5 天 前

      Okay that fine but how ask yourself how far you want to open that Pandora's Box. What the Astros did in 2017 was not new. In fact it wasn't even original because the Giants did the EXACT same thing in almost the EXACTLY same way in 1951. Phil Nekiro is in the hall of fame even after being caught with a file in his pocket. Do we go back and take everything away from teams and players who were using greenies so that they could play even though they were not legal. How about we take away all championships and records before 1947 because baseball decided to artificially rig the game and keep whole segments of people from playing and not have the best of the best in the game. Cheating has been part of the game for 160 so don't put this all on Manfred.

    • Angel Canez

      Angel Canez

      5 天 前

      Trevor Bauer going to be the face of this scandal. He even mentioned how people were using stuff but he would never do it cuz he's so ethical and then he had a terrible season and then the best season of his career. Not to mention his spin rate has increased by like 600 over the last two seasons

    • Capt Chompers

      Capt Chompers

      5 天 前

      Baseball has never been a legitimate sport in decades. Steroids, trash cans, foreign substances, apple watches. Stop being Hypocritical.

  • Woke AF

    Woke AF

    5 天 前

    In baseball, cheating is often rewarded with hundreds of millions in guaranteed money
    You might not make it to the Hall of Fame, but.......YOU'LL BE STINKIN' RICH!

    • armando de bruin

      armando de bruin

      3 天 前

      @Ben Champagne Astros fan?

    • Ben Champagne

      Ben Champagne

      3 天 前

      @armando de bruin sounds good to me!

    • armando de bruin

      armando de bruin

      4 天 前

      and you can win a championship.

    • Grom

      Grom

      5 天 前

      don’t hate the player hate the game 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • Woke AF

    Woke AF

    5 天 前

    "Ummmm.........I have to go to the bathroom. Excuse me....."

  • Drum Beater 72

    Drum Beater 72

    5 天 前

    Fun fact: Gerrit was the kid on the Evil Empire album cover

  • V I

    V I

    5 天 前

    He would have been better off just pretending he fell asleep after he was asked the question 😂

  • Vee Dwg

    Vee Dwg

    5 天 前

    Seriously though, is the Yankees PR team accepting applications?

    • Joel

      Joel

      5 天 前

      Yooo it’s like they didn’t even prep Cole with some written statement lol.

  • JasonTheWorldisYours

    JasonTheWorldisYours

    5 天 前

    I am a NY Yankees fan

    • Moises Ledesma

      Moises Ledesma

      5 天 前

      People are saying,The Evil Empire Award

    • Anthony

      Anthony

      5 天 前

      And for that you win an award?

  • Ss Ss

    Ss Ss

    5 天 前

    Gerrit Cole’s brain: just say no
    Gerrit Cole’s mouth: ...perhaps

    • KingOfCap

      KingOfCap

      2 天 前

      @Beezer Beats lol yeah tho. I just hope his performance doesn’t get affected when he stops.

    • Beezer Beats

      Beezer Beats

      2 天 前

      😄 he used all 140 characters in a yes or no question hahahahhah

    • KingOfCap

      KingOfCap

      4 天 前

      Lmfao I’m a Yankee fan but still

  • Bloaded

    Bloaded

    5 天 前

    hi inside edition

  • John Nolan

    John Nolan

    5 天 前

    if you ain't cheatin' you ain't tryin

    • Keandré Sutton

      Keandré Sutton

      5 天 前

      That’s the Houston Astro’s moniker.

    • Boe O

      Boe O

      5 天 前

      You mean most of the pitchers in the league?

    • dwbwze100

      dwbwze100

      5 天 前

      @LpxMusic Your mom does

    • LpxMusic

      LpxMusic

      5 天 前

      Does your wife live by that quote too?

  • Sean w

    Sean w

    5 天 前

    Cole sounded as if he was accused of murder lmao 😂😂

    • Jon Whick

      Jon Whick

      5 天 前

      Sounded like every man when there gf asked who you bang Mia Khalifa or insert how celebrity / p.h girl😆