Here's a quick Body Language breakdown of Gerrit Cole's response

[[ THREAD ]]
OC the biggest red flag is that full stop when answering. This is a yes or no question. It's simple, it's direct. It REQUIRES a direct answer.

"I don't know how to answer that" That's virtually assuming guilt just by leaving the "yes" door open.
He tries to take it back as soon as possible. "I mean..."

But that lip pressing is his brain trying to 'fix' the answer.

Now, what do his eyes say?
First he looks to his left (older generation of players, remembering), then eyes to his right (creativity, making up his mind as he goes)

...up to this 'last' generation of players, when he looks down. Ashamed.
Impressive the amount of words to say nothing

A+ for effort
More lip pressing, tries to shrug off and leads the answer towards the PLAYERS and the FANS (obviously, away from him) still not being explicit.

It's a bit sad, really
And yes, talking in "WE" terms is trying to dilute the responsibility about the question / answer.

Sorry if this one was too obvious but there's always opportunity to learn.

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