|July 27 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Cole pitched another gem Sunday, allowing one run with eight strikeouts over 7 2-3 innings in a 3-1 win over the Nationals. He became the majors' first 14-game winner.
Analysis: Cole also became the first Pittsburgh pitcher with 14 wins before August since Dock Ellis in 1971.
|July 11 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Cole ended a dominant first half of the season with another win. Cole pitched seven strong innings to become the major leagues' first 13-game winner as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night.
Analysis: Cole (13-3) allowed two runs and six hits while striking out three and walking two. He became just the second Pirates pitcher to win 13 games before the All-Star break, joining Dock Ellis, who had 14 in 1971.
|July 1 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Cole gave up two runs in 6 2-3 innings but the Pirates needed 14 for a 5-4 victory over Detroit on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Cole (11-3, 2.20 ERA) allowed a season-high five runs in 4 2-3 innings in a 5-2 loss to Cincinnati in his previous start June 24.
|June 25 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Cole's struggles against the Cincinnati Reds continued Wednesday and he had a six-game win streak snapped with a 5-2 defeat.
Analysis: Cole (11-3, 2.16 ERA) gave up five runs in 4 2-3 innings while dropping to 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA in three starts against the Reds this season. He's 0-3 with a 5.53 ERA in five career matchups. The Pirates are 11-1 when Cole starts against any other team, and he hasn't allowed more than two runs in any of his 12 starts when he hasn't faced Cincinnati.
|June 19 2:43 PM PT3:43 PM MT4:43 PM CT5:43 PM ET17:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)4:43 PM CT-Cole won his sixth straight start Thursday, limiting the White Sox to two runs and three hits over seven innings of a 3-2 victory.
Analysis: Cole owns a 1.06 ERA during his six-game winning streak.
|June 14 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Cole became the first 10-game winner in the majors with a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday.
Analysis: Cole (10-2, 1.71 ERA) yielded two runs in six innings while fanning seven and walking none. He has a 0.76 ERA, 40 strikeouts and six walks in 35 1-3 innings in his five-start win streak.
|June 8 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Cole won his fourth straight start Sunday at Atlanta, giving up six hits over seven innings in a 3-0 victory.
Analysis: Cole's 1.73 ERA ranks second in baseball, only trailing the 1.65 mark by Sonny Gray.
|June 2 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Cole recorded his third straight victory Monday at San Francisco, yielding two unearned runs and striking out nine batters in seven innings of a 4-3 win.
Analysis: Cole is looking like a legitimate Cy Young candidate, touting an 8-2 record and 1.90 ERA through 11 starts.
|May 28 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Cole struck out seven in seven efficient innings Wednesday.
Analysis: Cole improved to 7-2 heading into a tasty encounter with red-hot Ryan Vogelsong and the World Series champions next week.
|May 23 10:13 AM PT11:13 AM MT12:13 PM CT1:13 PM ET13:13 ET17:13 GMT1:13 10:13 AM MST12:13 PM EST12:43 PM VEN21:13 UAE12:13 PM CT-Cole allowed an unearned run and six hits with a season-high 10 strikeouts in 8 1-3 innings of Friday's 4-1 win over the Mets.
Analysis: After going without a decision in his first start of the season, Cole is 6-2 with a 1.73 ERA.
|May 12 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET12:11 ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST11:41 AM VEN20:11 UAE11:11 AM CT-Cole bounced back from his first loss Monday, allowing two runs over seven innings in a 4-3 win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Cole, 5-1 with a 2.32 ERA, had given up three runs over five innings while losing his previous outing against the Reds.
|Apr. 30 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Cole was stellar Wednesday against Chicago, allowing no earned runs through six innings and striking out eight.
Analysis: The Pirates ace has a 1.76 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 30 2-3 innings.
|Apr. 25 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Cole continued his excellent start to the season Friday.
Analysis: Cole earned his third win of the season, dealing 7 2-3 innings against Arizona. He allowed only one earned run for the third consecutive start, and lowered his ERA to 2.19.
|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||14||4||0 - 0||20||20||0||132.1||115||40||33||8||28||1||130||1.08||2.24|
|Career||35||16||0 - 0||61||61||0||387.2||351||141||131||26||96||2||368||1.15||3.04|
|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|
|Career||1||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.0||5||3||3||2||2||0||10||2.45|