MLB

Pittsburgh Pirates
Career W-L
27-14
 
Career ERA
3.20
Name  Gerrit Cole
Born  9/8/1990
Height  6-4
Weight  240
Number  45
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/16/2015 10:44:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole took his second loss of the season.
Insight: He lost to the Cubs by giving up two runs on seven hits and one walk over six innings of work. Cole did strike out eight and is now 5-2 with a 2.40 ERA.
 
5/11/2015 9:36:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole allowed two runs Monday against the Phillies.
Insight: He went seven innings and gave up six hits and two walks, while striking out six. Cole now has a 2.32 ERA.
 
5/6/2015 9:27:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole went just five innings Wednesday against the Reds.
Insight: He allowed three runs on eight hits and two walks, while striking out four. Cole now has a 2.27 ERA this season.
 
4/19/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole picked up his second win Sunday against the Brewers.
Insight: He went six innings and allowed tow runs on five hits and one walk, while striking out six. Cole is now 2-0 with a 3.18 ERA.
 
4/13/2015 4:23:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole struck out eight in a win over Detroit on Monday afternoon.
Insight: In Pittsburgh's home opener Cole shined, going six innings and allowed just one run on three hits and two walks. He is 1-0 with a 3.27 ERA through two starts this season.
 
9/23/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole helps Pittsburgh clinch playoff spot.
Insight: He went seven strong innings, allowing two runs on four hits, and struck out eight. Assuming Pittsburgh plays in the wild card playoff, Cole has a solid chance of starting. He is now 11-5 with a 3.78 ERA.
 
9/18/2014 11:23:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole was solid against Thursday night, winning for the 10th time this season.
Insight: Cole yielded just six hits in seven innings and struck out seven without a walk to raise his record to 10-5 with a 3.85 ERA. He's won his last three starts.
 
8/26/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole struck out nine batters and gave up two runs on three hits in six innings Tuesday against St. Louis.
Insight: Cole had a no-hitter through 5 2/3 innings. After making just three starts from May 30 to Aug. 19 due to shoulder fatigue and a strained lat, Cole has allowed four runs on eight hits and struck out 15 in 13 innings since he came off the DL.
 
8/20/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (lat) allowed two runs on five hits and had a 6/4 K/BB over seven innings in his return to the rotation Wednesday against Atlanta.
Insight: From the start of June to tonight, Cole made just three starts and two trips to the disabled list, first due to shoulder fatigue and then a strained lat. He's 7-4 with a 3.69 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP and 84 Ks in 92 2/3 innings.
 
8/20/2014 4:53:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (lat) has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: Since the start of June, Cole has made just three starts and two trips to the disabled list, first due to shoulder fatigue and then a strained lat. He'll start against the Braves Wednesday night after allowing six hits and one walk over 13 scoreless innings his last two rehab starts for Triple-A Indianapolis.
 
8/17/2014 1:31:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat tightness) is expected to replace injured Charlie Morton's spot in the rotation and pitch Wednesday, according to Tom Singer of mlb.com
Insight: Cole has pitched 13 scoreless inning at Triple-A Indianapolis. He is 7-4 with a 3.78 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 78 Ks in 85 2/3 IP for the Pirates, but he has a high upside with his 95-plus mph fastball.
 
8/12/2014 5:18:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat tightness) will make another rehab start, according to beat writer Travis Sawchik.
Insight: Cole allowed one hit over six scoreless innings Sunday in his latest rehab start, but the Pirates want him to throw one more. He's 7-4 with a 3.78 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 78 Ks in 85 2/3 IP, but he has a high upside with his 95-plus mph fastball.
 
8/11/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat tightness) pitched well in his last rehab start and could return to the Pirates this week.
Insight: Cole only threw 73 pitches for Indianapolis, but went six scoreless innings. He's 7-4 with a 3.78 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 78 Ks in 85 2/3 IP, but has a high upside with his 95-plus mph fastball.
 
8/5/2014 8:41:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat tightness) was rocked in his latest rehab start Tuesday night for Triple-A Indianapolis.
Insight: Cole allowed five runs on 10 hits in 4 1/3 innings against Toledo. He was initially supposed to start Saturday but was scratched in order to work on his mechanics in a bullpen session. He's likely to need another rehab start before returning to the Pirates rotation.
 
8/1/2014 8:52:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat soreness) has been scratched from his rehab start on Saturday, according to Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Insight: Pirates GM Neal Huntington said Cole was scratched so he could throw another bullpen "to refine some things," but he didn't elaborate on Cole's health, pitching issues or timetable.
 
7/29/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat soreness) threw five scoreless inning in his first rehab start Monday.
Insight: More importantly, he appears to have come out of it healthy. Cole has been on the disabled list twice since June 3, first with shoulder fatigue and lat strain. He should make another start or two in the minors before returning to the bigs.
 
7/11/2014 5:27:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat soreness) will not return from the disabled list when he's first eligible on July 20, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Insight: Cole has been on the disabled list twice since June 3, first with shoulder fatigue and now with a right lat strain. The team won't rush the recovery process with the former No. 1 overall pick.
 
7/8/2014 12:03:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat soreness) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: The right-hander just returned from shoulder fatigue on June 28 after sitting out more than three weeks and pitched one time. He's a solid 7-4 with a 3.78 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 85 2/3 innings pitched. We'd like him to walk a few less batters to get him WHIP down to a reasonable level.
 
7/6/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (right lat soreness) is questionable for Wednesday's scheduled start against St. Louis
Insight: The right-hander just returned from shoulder fatigue on June 28 after sitting out more than three weeks. He'll receive treatment and the team will reevaluate him.
 
7/4/2014 7:38:00 PM
Description: Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole left Friday's start due to right lat soreness, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Insight: Cole allowed just one hit and struck out five over five scoreless innings. The right-hander just returned from shoulder fatigue on June 28 after sitting out more than three weeks. He'll receive treatment and the team will reevaluate him Saturday.
 

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