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Gerrit ColeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2013-2019
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-203Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGerrit Alan Cole
Height6-4Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 8,1990 [29.075]PlaceNewport Beach,California
High SchoolOrange Lutheran (Orange,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 1st round (28th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$8,000,000Signing ScoutsRick AllenService Time5.111 (2018)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#12 ... 2012-PIT-#1 ... 2013-MLB-#7 ... 2013-PIT-#1
MLB DebutJune 11,2013 [22.276]
OrganizationsPIT [6] HOU [2] Awards8Awards Voting2-43
TBC Player ID149742Retrosheet IDcoleg001MLBAM ID543037
RelationshipsBrother-in-law of Brandon Crawford
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (60.37%) -- Slider (20.47%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (7.05%) -- Changeup (6.57%) -- Curveball (3.89%) -- Cutter (1.63%) -- Sinker (0.01%) -- Splitter (0.01%)
Fastball Velocity [2019] - 97.13 - [2018] - 96.51 - [2017] - 95.92 - [2016] - 95.16 - [2015] - 95.59 - [2014] - 95.44 - [2013] - 96.12
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2009-2010 United States National Baseball team ... Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 2017
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks72Hittable63SO/BB78vsPower63Hitting41Durability67Team.539Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2009UCLAPac10NCAA-1Fr12ST18483.4915141100085.0574633103810412301.126.041.064.0211.012.74.333-
2010UCLAPac10NCAA-1So12ST191143.37191900000123.09251464521537101.176.730.293.8011.202.94.733-
2011UCLAPac10NCAA-1Jr12ST20683.31161604100114.010346428241194001.118.110.631.899.374.96.429-
2012Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit28ST21512.5513130000067.0532419521693101.107.120.672.829.273.29.833-
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit13,45ST21362.9012120000059.0542819223603101.318.240.313.519.152.61.333-
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit35ST21104.5011000006.06330170001.179.00--1.5010.507.001.000-
2012Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0972.80262600000132.011355417451366201.207.700.483.079.273.02.563-
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit45ST22532.9112120000068.0442322428474101.065.820.533.716.221.68.625-
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST221073.22191900000117.010943427281004001.178.360.542.157.673.57.5882.83
2014Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit35ST23312.01440000022.0215515160001.168.460.402.016.453.20.750-
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST231153.65222200000138.0127585611401389101.218.280.722.619.003.45.6883.04
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST241982.60323200000208.0183716011442027001.097.920.481.908.744.59.7042.51
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit36ST25000.0022000008.040000120000.504.50----13.500.00--
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST257103.88212101000116.01315750736985101.4410.160.542.797.602.72.4123.17
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST2612124.26333300000203.0199989631551967001.258.821.372.448.693.56.5004.02
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou45ST271552.88323201100200.0143686419642769001.036.420.852.8812.404.31.750-0.56
2019Houston AstrosALMLBhouST282052.50333300000212.0142665929483264300.896.021.232.0313.826.79.800-0.62
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter94523.22192192021001194.11034461427115315133645501.137.790.872.3710.064.24.644-0.19
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17112.66444400000230.01828368127821110301.137.110.473.058.242.71.607-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter942.59191900000104.0753130534824101.046.470.432.937.072.41.692-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter362.9012120000059.0542819223603101.318.240.313.519.152.61.333-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter512.5513130000067.0532419521693101.107.120.672.829.273.29.833-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21203.38504915100322.02521431212211437623401.147.040.613.1810.503.30.512-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter59423.5012712701000782.07493273046720373432201.228.620.772.348.443.62.584-
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter35102.68656501100412.22851341234811260213300.966.221.052.4413.135.38.778-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings17103.22353500000220.0190857921582468101.137.790.872.3710.064.24.630-0.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16112.66424200000220.01747965117520210301.137.110.473.058.242.71.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit13,45p2132000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit45p2234000000000202000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2219343700050011401000.206.229.206.4357036.350.000.029.1972.7838.8914.000.000.000.00
2014Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit35p2314111000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.250.3210.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2323463800120021704002.174.208.239.44711152.250.065.109.2033.8532.698.501.9246.0012.50
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2433605900020022809000.150.177.150.3279071.281.000.033.1502.8239.4414.000.000.000.00
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit36p2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2521403810130001910200.200.209.300.50912243.318.100.100.2150.0044.190.002.3340.0025.00
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p26325539101300121012001.164.179.236.41513268.242.072.091.1791.4730.8821.001.4755.0022.22
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou452739000000000800000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0088.890.000.000.000.00
2019Houston AstrosALMLBhou2837000000000500001.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter134251174120315006112126204.163.185.207.392525286.275.044.068.0002.1039.1618.671.0583.6712.20
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter811111000000503000.091.091.182.2732114.167.091.091.0000.0035.710.000.000.00100.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter59111000000402000.111.111.222.3332111.200.111.111.0000.0036.360.000.000.00100.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter12823517412031500699126203.174.197.221.418525270.281.047.072.0002.2236.6716.501.1178.3312.20
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6160000000001300001.000.000.000.0000016.000.000.000.0000.0081.250.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162303215020418007135131205.163.185.207.392636346.275.044.068.0002.1039.1618.671.0583.6712.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games162223202020000000101061000.091.091.182.2734120284.167.091.091.0000.0035.710.000.000.00100.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21P13--128--20201.0001.54------13100.09.5
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit21P12--28-110101.0000.83------12100.08.5
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit21P1---------------1100.00.7
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit22P12--38--11111.0000.92------12100.08.3
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22P1919117713122120.9521.050.179564.3-19100.011.7
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23P4--22--441.0001.00------4100.02.8
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P2222138724213331.9391.410.2221580.8-2395.713.6
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P32322081037-147471.0001.470.23251071.4-3397.019.8
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit25P2---11-21.5000.50------2100.01.4
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P21211161124213735.9461.670.3018290.0-21100.013.0
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P33332031630254846.9581.390.2317289.5-33100.020.4
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou27P32322001015122625.9620.780.1314573.7-32100.019.8
2019Houston AstrosALMLBhou28P33332121412--26261.0000.790.1211568.8-33100.020.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P192192119475155812238230.9661.200.191153477.2-1920.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P19--5111-1716.9410.84------190.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--28-110101.0000.83------120.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--128--20201.0001.54------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit2113----------
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit2112----------
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit211----------
2013Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit2212----------
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2219----------
2014Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit234----------
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2322----------
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2432----------
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit252----------
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2521----------
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2633----------
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou2732----------
2019Houston AstrosALMLBhou2833----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2011Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor20203.00550000015.010651416000.936.000.602.409.604.003.601.000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB22103.60321000010.0844127201.007.200.901.806.303.503.601.000
2013Pittsburgh PiratesDiv SeriesMLB22112.45220000011.053322100000.644.091.641.648.185.002.45.500
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23106.17330000011.214983210001.4310.802.311.547.715.006.941.000
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24103.24541000016.213663412101.057.021.622.166.483.003.241.000
2016Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25005.4022000006.21044215001.7713.502.701.356.755.005.40.000
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26113.60330000010.01144428001.309.903.601.807.204.003.60.500
2018Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB27312.14660000021.022651824201.439.430.433.4310.293.002.57.750
2019Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB28012.81550000016.010551315210.815.630.561.698.445.002.81.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs203.00550000015.010651416000.936.000.602.409.604.003.601.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs733.5227252000092.0883836152281711.208.611.472.157.923.683.72.700
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs112.45220000011.05332210000.644.091.641.648.185.002.45.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013Pittsburgh PiratesDiv SeriesMLB2224010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2312000001000100100.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2443011001002000000.333.600.6671.267215.333.3341.00040.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2015Pittsburgh PiratesWild CardMLB2411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2623010002000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs78021004002200100.250.364.375.7393111.286.125.37518.1818.181.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs24010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008High School All-American - 2nd Team (RHP)1
2009Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (P)1
20103rd Team College All-American (SP) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (P)2
2013MLB All-Rookie Team (P) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (P) ... National League Rookie of the Month (September)3
2015National League Pitcher of the Month (April)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-10-31SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.053  
2019-02-13SPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2019-2019 ($13.5m) [Won arbitration] Club offered $11.425m28.158Team Roster on 2019-02-13
2018-07-13SPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated to active roster27.308Team Roster on 2018-07-13
2018-07-10SPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list27.305Team Roster on 2018-07-10
2018-01-13SPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Pirates to Astros for Joe Musgrove, Michael Feliz, Colin Moran and Jason Martin27.127Team Roster on 2018-01-13
2018-01-12SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($6.7m) [Avoids arbitration]27.126Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-01-12SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.75m) [Avoids arbitration]26.126Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2016-11-03SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.056Team Roster on 2016-11-03
2016-09-13SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Right elbow posterior inflammation26.005Team Roster on 2016-09-13
2016-09-12SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.004Team Roster on 2016-09-12
2016-08-29SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow inflammation25.355Team Roster on 2016-08-29
2016-07-17SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.312Team Roster on 2016-07-17
2016-06-15SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right triceps25.280Team Roster on 2016-06-15
2014-09-01SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from - (-)23.358Team Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-08-20SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.346Team Roster on 2014-08-20
2014-08-10SPPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab23.336Team Roster on 2014-08-10
2014-07-09SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right lat soreness23.304Team Roster on 2014-07-09
2014-06-28SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL23.293Team Roster on 2014-06-28
2014-06-08SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right shoulder fatigue23.273Team Roster on 2014-06-08
2013-06-11SPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)22.276Team Roster on 2013-06-11
2013-04-06PPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)22.210Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-06-20PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)21.285Team Roster on 2012-06-20
2012-06-09PPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-Minors--21.274Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Pirates 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Pittsburgh Pirates-208,000,000-------8,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
2013Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll22490,000-77549-3,023,990490,0008,490,000
2014Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23512,500-59627343,256,497500,0009,002,500
2015Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24531,0002.11156528383,571,283507,5009,533,500
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25548,0003.11150725443,498,245507,50010,081,500
2017Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll263,750,0004.1113001467++3,651,709535,00013,831,5002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.75m) [Avoids arbitration]
2018Houston AstrosTeam Payroll276,750,000-174879++4,360,045545,00020,581,5002018-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($6.7m) [Avoids arbitration]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red