Gerrit Cole Deftly Avoided Awkward Moment With Wife During Cy Young Announcement

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Sports Illustrated

By Mike McDaniel Yankees ace Gerrit Cole captured his first Cy Young award on Wednesday night, and his excitement was overshadowed by a moment of levity on live television between him and his wife, Amy. Cole, who was being interviewed by MLB Network, was asked by host Greg Amsinger who Cole would like to have next to him when he receives his trophy. “I think it would probably be…it would be tough not to say Amy right next to me,” Cole said with a big smile on his face. Amy couldn’t help but laugh at the way Cole answered the question. “She’s been there since I was just a kid in school and she …

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