Chris Stewart (baseball)

Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners 10-1

Gerrit Cole never obsessed about pitching a complete game, but was happy to get his first one.

Cole pitched a three-hitter and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

"It was good, a really good feeling," Cole said. "You try to do it every time out but it's not something I had been dwelling on. There are lot of variables that can leak into any start and throw you astray, so you just focus on the things you can control like your delivery and making quality pitches."

Making the 88th start of his four-year career, Cole (6-6)...