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Gerrit Cole

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Pittsburgh Pirates

2015 Stats

W-L

7-2

ERA

2.11

WHIP

1.09

K

70

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The budding ace battled injury and inconsistent velocity in his sophomore season for the Bucs. Cole, who made two separate trips to the disabled list with shoulder fatigue and a lat strain, made seven...

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2015 ADP:  80.39

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 240   DOB: 9/8/1990   BORN: Newport Beach, CA   COLLEGE: UCLA   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

May 27, 2015  –  Gerrit Cole News

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Cole improved to 7-2 on Wednesday, holding the Marlins to two runs -- both solo homers -- on seven hits while striking out seven in seven innings.

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Gerrit Cole Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 21 A+ BRA 1 13 0 67.0 53 19 5 69 21 5 1 0 0 0 2.55 1.10
2012 21 AA ALT 1 12 0 59.0 54 19 2 60 23 3 6 0 0 0 2.90 1.31
2012 21 AAA IND 1 1 0 6.0 6 3 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.17
2013 22 AAA IND 12 12 0 68.0 44 22 4 47 28 5 3 0 0 0 2.91 1.06
2013 22 MAJ PIT 19 19 0 117.3 109 42 7 100 28 10 7 0 0 0 3.22 1.17
2014 23 AAA IND 4 4 0 22.1 21 5 1 16 5 3 1 0 0 0 2.01 1.18
2014 23 MAJ PIT 22 22 0 138.0 127 56 11 138 40 11 5 0 0 0 3.65 1.21
2015 24 MAJ PIT 10 10 0 64.0 56 15 4 70 14 7 2 0 0 0 2.11 1.09
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3-Year Averages     20 20 0 127.7 118 49 9 119 34 10 6 0 0 0 3.45 1.19

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Gerrit Cole Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 27 Mia 7.0 7 2 2 2 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.11 1.09
May. 22 NYM 8.3 6 1 0 0 1 10 1 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.05 1.11
May. 16 @ChC 6.0 7 2 2 0 1 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.40 1.15
May. 11 @Phi 7.0 6 2 2 0 2 6 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.32 1.13
May. 6 Cin 5.0 8 3 3 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.27 1.12
Apr. 29 @ChC 6.0 3 1 0 0 1 8 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.76 0.98
Apr. 24 @Ari 7.7 7 1 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.19 1.05
Apr. 19 Mil 6.0 4 2 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.65 1.00
Apr. 13 Det 6.0 3 1 1 0 2 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.27 1.09
Apr. 8 @Cin 5.0 5 3 3 1 2 6 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 1.40
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 7.1 IP/G
21.3 20 5 4 2 2 25 1 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 1.69 1.03
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.6 IP/G
39.3 37 11 9 3 7 43 3 1 0 4-2 0 0 0 2.06 1.12
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 6.4 IP/G
64.0 56 18 15 4 14 70 3 2 0 7-2 0 0 0 2.11 1.09

Gerrit Cole Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201510832527002.270
2014272602660946.249
2013209471248702.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201514738929312.215
20142997814671515.247
2013260531661805.255

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201532.341035631.951.05
201469.0510661873.391.10
201372.0650582043.751.31

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201531.731035812.271.14
201469.0640722243.911.32
201345.342042832.380.95
Gerrit Cole Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 21 A+ BRA 1 13 67.0 9.27 2.82 3.29 0.67 79.7% 2.55 3.19 .286
2012 21 AA ALT 1 12 59.0 9.15 3.51 2.61 0.31 77.3% 2.90 2.88 .328
2012 21 AAA IND 1 1 6.0 10.50 1.50 7.00 0.00 57.1% 4.50 1.37 .377
2013 22 AAA IND 12 12 68.0 6.22 3.71 1.68 0.53 73.5% 2.91 3.99 .216
2013 22 MAJ PIT 19 19 117.3 7.67 2.15 3.57 0.54 2.08 73.1% 96.1 MPH 3.22 3.06 .306
2014 23 AAA IND 4 4 22.1 6.52 2.04 3.20 0.41 84% 2.01 3.15 .302
2014 23 MAJ PIT 22 22 138.0 9.00 2.61 3.45 0.72 1.79 71.2% 95.5 MPH 3.65 3.30 .316
2015 24 MAJ PIT 10 10 64.0 9.84 1.97 5.00 0.56 2.59 83.3% 95.6 MPH 2.11 2.62 .320
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 6.3 8.49 2.52 3.37 0.60 73.8% 3.18 3.02 .303
Rest Of Season     0 30 185.3 8.50 2.56 3.31 0.62 74.1% 3.17 3.07 .302
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3-Year Averages     20 20 127.7 8.39 2.40 3.50 0.63 72% 3.45 3.05 .311

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2015 Stat Review for Gerrit Cole    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.00 K/BB
GREAT
9.84 K/9
ELITE
1.97 BB/9
GOOD
95.6 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.6 HR/9
GREAT
2.59 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.11 ERA
ELITE
1.09 WHIP
GREAT
2.62 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.320 BABIP
HIGH
83.3% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Gerrit Cole: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cole allowed one run (unearned) on six hits, walking one and striking out 10 over 8.1 innings of a 4-1 win against the Mets on Friday night.

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Cole was the hard-luck loser Saturday, allowing two runs on seven hits and a walk over six innings, striking out eight.

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Cole won his fifth game in seven starts Monday, limiting the Phillies to two runs on six hits and two walks in seven innings. He struck out six batters.

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Cole (4-1) took his first loss of the year Wednesday, allowing three runs on eight hits and two walks over five innings against the Reds.

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Cole struck out eight and walked one while giving up only an unearned run on three hits in six innings to pick up the win Wednesday against the Cubs.

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Cole struck out seven and walked two while giving up one run on seven hits over 7.2 innings in a winning effort Friday against Arizona.

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Cole moved to 2-0 on Sunday, giving up just two runs against the Brewers while striking out six and walking one over six innings.

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Cole struck out eight and walked two while holding the Tigers to one run on three hits over six innings in a winning effort Monday.

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Cole lasted only five innings in his season debut Wednesday against the Reds, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks with six strikeouts.

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Cole gave up two runs on four hits in 3.1 innings Saturday, striking out one while walking none against the Red Sox.

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Cole will take the hill for the Pirates in Sunday's season finale, Travis Sawchik of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Cole won his first four starts in Pittsburgh, but struck out only 11 batters in the process. Theories were floated: Cole himself said that he was pitching to contact and hadn't unleashed his entire repertoire. After coming up second best in an Aug. 8 showdown with fellow phenom Jose Fernandez, Cole elevated his game to a new level. In his final eight starts, the 2011 first-overall draft pick went 6-2 with a 2.28 ERA, 1.19 WHIP and 53:13 K:BB ratio. Cole led all major league pitchers with a 96.1 mph average fastball (110 IP minimum). The Pirates then chose Cole over A.J. Burnett to start Game 5 of the NLDS, an indication of his top-of-the-rotation status. The 6-foot-4, 235-pound right-hander matured in the majors in a very short time period. It wouldn't be surprising to see him encounter some bumps along the way, but he'll be called upon as a frontline starter from the get-go in 2014.

2013

Regardless of whether Pittsburgh keeps its front office intact moving forward, Cole has a decent chance of cracking the team's rotation by the end of 2013. Not even the stingy Pirates could keep the top overall draft pick from 2011 at High-A for all of 2012. Cole began the year with Bradenton, where he compiled a 2.69 ERA and 1.10 WHIP in 67 innings. His 69:21 K:BB helped make the decision to promote him to Double-A any easy one. Pitching for the Curve, Cole registered a 2.90 ERA and 1.31 WHIP in 59 frames, to go along with a 60:23 BB:K. He hasn't looked elite in big showcases such as the 2011 AFL Rising Stars Game and 2012 Futures Game, but he's proven otherwise consistent. To think that his 100-mph fastball (which borders on the flat side) might be no better than his third best pitch is a good problem to have.

2012

Time will tell whether the Pirates made the right move selecting Cole first overall in the 2011 draft, but his good size, downward plane and right-handed delivery dovetail perfectly with the profile of general manager Neal Huntington's ideal starting pitcher. The 6-foot-4 power hurler hit 100 mph regularly in the Arizona Fall League and offers a plus slider and changeup. Cole never put up dominating numbers at UCLA and was actually outpitched by fellow first-round pick Trevor Bauer. His pedigree dates to high school, however, when he was selected in the first round by the Yankees in 2008. Pittsburgh does not typically advance prospects quickly, making it unlikely that Cole sees the major leagues until 2013, at the earliest.