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Gerrit Cole
ERA W-L K
4.70 1-2 19
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-4 / 230 NFBC ADP: 105.00
Position: SPBorn: 9/8/1990 Birthplace: Newport Beach, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Pirates (2011)


Latest News
Apr. 19 5:52 PM PT6:52 PM MT7:52 PM CT8:52 PM ET20:52 ET0:52 GMT8:52 5:52 PM MST7:52 PM EST8:22 PM VEN4:52 UAE (+1)7:52 PM CT-Cole (1-2) gave up a pair of solo homers to Dexter Fowler and struck out eight over six innings of a 2-1 loss in St. Louis on Wednesday.
Analysis: After being roughed up at Boston on opening day, Cole has a 3.50 ERA in his last three starts.
Apr. 14 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET22:42 ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST10:12 PM VEN6:42 UAE (+1)9:42 PM CT-Cole earned his first win of the season Friday, giving up two runs and six hits in six innings with a walk and five strikeouts at Wrigley Field.
Analysis: For what is known as a hitters' park, Cole seems to really enjoy pitching at Wrigley. He's 7-1 with a 2.29 ERA on the North Side of Chicago, recording eight walks and 60 strikeouts in 51 innings.
Apr. 9 2:15 PM PT3:15 PM MT4:15 PM CT5:15 PM ET17:15 ET21:15 GMT5:15 2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST4:45 PM VEN1:15 UAE (+1)4:15 PM CT-Cole gave up three runs over six innings - including a pair of homers - in the Pirates' 6-5 win over the Braves on Sunday.
Analysis: Showing once again why a quality start is a meaningless stat, Cole struggled with his command. He has a 1.64 WHIP through two starts.
Apr. 3 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST7:14 PM VEN3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-Cole cruised through four scoreless innings before unraveling Monday in Boston, allowing five runs and seven hits over five in a 5-3 loss.
Analysis: Cole is coming off a rocky season that included DL stints due to his right elbow and right triceps. He posted an 8.37 ERA over his final five starts in 2016 before being shut down in mid-September.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2013 Pit 10 7 0 - 0 19 19 0 117.1 109 43 42 7 28 0 100 1.17 3.22
2014 Pit 11 5 0 - 0 22 22 0 138.0 127 58 56 11 40 1 138 1.21 3.65
2015 Pit 19 8 0 - 0 32 32 0 208.0 183 71 60 11 44 1 202 1.09 2.60
2016 Pit 7 10 0 - 0 21 21 1 116.0 131 57 50 7 36 3 98 1.44 3.88
2017 Pit 1 2 0 - 0 4 4 0 23.0 27 12 12 5 6 0 19 1.43 4.70
Career 48 32 0 - 0 98 98 1 602.1 577 241 220 41 154 5 557 1.21 3.29

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Pit 19 34 3 7 0 0 0 5 1 14 0 0 .206 .229 .206
2014 Pit 23 46 3 8 0 0 1 2 2 17 0 0 .174 .208 .239
2015 Pit 33 60 5 9 0 0 0 2 2 28 0 0 .150 .177 .150
2016 Pit 21 40 3 8 1 0 1 3 0 19 0 0 .200 .220 .300
2017 Pit 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 100 185 14 32 1 0 2 12 5 81 0 0 .173 .199 .211

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2013 Pit Total 1 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.0 5 3 3 2 2 0 10 2.45
    LDS 1 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.0 5 3 3 2 2 0 10 2.45
2015 Pit Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 6 4 4 2 1 0 4 7.20
    WC 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.0 6 4 4 2 1 0 4 7.20
Career 1 2 0 - 0 3 3 0 16.0 11 7 7 4 3 0 14 3.94

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Pit Total 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250
    LDS 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2015 Pit Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .200 .200 .200


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 224 100 93 93 59.1
Curveball 31 85 78 78 8.18
Slider 76 93 85 87.3 20.05
Changeup 48 92 86 89.4 12.66

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