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Gerrit Cole

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Pittsburgh Pirates

2014 Stats

W-L

10-5

ERA

3.85

WHIP

1.27

K

118

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 re...

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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   

September 18, 2014  –  Gerrit Cole News

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Cole earned his 10th win of the season Thursday, throwing seven strong innings against Boston. He allowed two runs and six hits while striking out seven.

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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 20 20 0 124.0 119 53 11 118 38 10 5 0 0 0 3.85 1.27
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3-Year Averages     19 19 0 117.3 109 42 7 100 28 10 7 0 0 0 3.22 1.17

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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
Sep. 18 Bos 7.0 6 2 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.85 1.27
Sep. 12 ChC 6.0 5 3 3 2 1 6 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.92 1.29
Sep. 7 @ChC 6.0 9 4 3 0 0 8 1 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.89 1.31
Sep. 1 @StL 6.3 8 5 5 1 3 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.86 1.30
Aug. 26 StL 6.0 3 2 2 0 1 9 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.65 1.27
Aug. 20 Atl 7.0 5 2 2 0 4 6 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.69 1.31
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
19.0 20 9 8 2 1 21 2 1 0 3-0 0 0 0 3.79 1.11
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.4 IP/G
38.3 36 18 17 3 9 40 3 2 0 3-1 0 0 0 3.99 1.17
Last 60 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.4 IP/G
38.3 36 18 17 3 9 40 3 2 0 3-1 0 0 0 3.99 1.17

Gerrit Cole Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014260552458846.251
2013209471248702.250

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20142636314611515.260
2013260531661805.255

Home

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

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201455.0540522044.421.47
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 20 20 124.0 8.56 2.76 3.11 0.80 1.80 71.2% 95.5 MPH 3.85 3.59 .318
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 2 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     19 19 117.3 7.67 2.15 3.57 0.54 73.1% 3.22 2.99 .306

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2014 Stat Review for Gerrit Cole    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.11 K/BB
GOOD
8.56 K/9
GOOD
2.76 BB/9
WEAK
95.5 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
1.80 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.85 ERA
WEAK
1.27 WHIP
WEAK
3.59 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.318 BABIP
HIGH
71.2% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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

Cole turned in six innings Friday night versus the Cubs, allowing three earned runs on five hits and a walk while picking up six strikeouts en route to his ninth win of the season.

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Cole allowed three earned runs on nine hits and eight strikeouts in six innings in the Pirates' 10-4 win over the Cubs on Sunday.

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Cole lost Monday against the Cardinals as he pitched 6.1 innings and allowed five runs, eight hits and three walks to go along with four strikeouts.

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Cole was recalled from High-A Bristol on Monday, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Cole was optioned to High-A Bristol on Friday.

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Cole gave up two runs on three hits in six innings while walking one and fanning nine in Tuesday's no-decision against the visiting Cardinals.

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Cole struck out six and walked four while holding the Braves to two runs on five hits over seven innings in his return from the disabled list Wednesday.

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Cole (back) was activated from the 15-day DL in advance of Wednesday's start against the Braves.

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Cole (back) has been confirmed as Wednesday's starter, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reports.

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Cole (back) is on track to start Wednesday against the Braves, MLB.com's Tom Singer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.