Gerrit Cole

#45 SP / Houston Astros / EXP: 7YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lb Age: 28 College: UCLA Bats/Throws -/-

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Fans 13 in no-decision

      Gerrit Cole struck out 13 but didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 9-8 loss to the Rangers, giving up four runs on five hits -- including three home runs -- and two walks over six innings.The ball was flying at Globe Life Park, as the two teams combined for nine homers, but Cole was able to minimize the damage on his long balls while fanning double-digit batters for the 10th time this season. Unfortunately, the Houston bullpen cost him his 10th win. The right-hander will take a 3.23 ERA and 183:32 K:BB through 122.2 innings into his next start Wednesday, on the road against the Angels.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Dominant once again

      Gerrit Cole (9-5) won his fourth straight start, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out nine over seven scoreless innings in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Angels.Cole allowed a first-inning double and a couple of harmless singles the rest of the way. It was another dominating performance for Cole, who hasn't tasted defeat over nine straight outings, a stretch during which the right-hander's posted a 1.55 ERA while winning six times. Manager AJ Hinch has not yet made official the starting rotation coming out of the break, but fantasy players should expect Cole in one of the first two games, Thursday or Friday, at Texas.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Fans 10 for eighth win

      Gerrit Cole (8-5) picked up the victory after allowing one run on five hits and a walk while striking out 10 over seven innings Sunday against the Mariners.Cole gave up his only run of the day in the first inning on a solo homer to right center, but he managed to follow that up with six scoreless frames. The 28-year-old right-hander has now turned in seven consecutive quality starts, improving his ERA from 4.11 to 3.28 over that stretch. He also owns a fantastic 161:28 K:BB over 109.2 innings this season.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Earns seventh win

      Gerrit Cole (7-5) allowed one earned run on seven hits and two walks while striking out three across six innings to earn the win Tuesday against Pittsburgh.Cole ran into little trouble until the sixth inning, when he allowed three consecutive batters to reach base with two outs prior to inducing a groundout to strand the bases loaded. Though still effective, Cole generated only three strikeouts, his lowest total of the season. He'll bring a strong 3.42 ERA and superb 1.05 WHIP into his next start, currently scheduled for Sunday against Seattle.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Settles for no-decision

      Gerrit Cole recorded eight strikeouts and allowed six hits and three walks across six innings during a no-decision against the Reds on Wednesday.For the fifth straight start, Cole allowed two earned runs or fewer, but for the third time during that stretch, he settled for a no-decision. In this outing, closer Roberto Osuna gave up the lead in the ninth. Cole is an underwhelming 6-5 with a 3.54 ERA, but his other numbers are sparkling. He has a 1.02 WHIP, .206 batting average against and 148 strikeouts in 96.2 innings this season. Cole will face the team that drafted him, the Pirates, in his next start at home Tuesday.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Breezes to sixth win

      Gerrit Cole (6-5) struck out 10 and picked up the win in Friday's 15-2 rout of the Blue Jays, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks over six innings.The offense put this one away early, scoring at least two runs in each of the first four innings, but Cole never gave Toronto a chance to mount any kind of comeback. The right-hander has reeled off four straight quality starts, fanning double-digit batters in three of them, and he'll take a 3.67 ERA and stunning 140:22 K:BB through 90.2 innings into his next outing Wednesday in Cincinnati.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Fans 14 in no-decision

      Gerrit Cole allowed three runs (one earned) on four hits and struck out 14 over seven innings Friday in a no-decision against the Orioles.Baltimore got to Cole for two runs in the first inning and another in the third, but he would finish his night with four straight scoreless frames. He fired 80 of 113 pitches for strikes and punched out a season-high 14 batters, though he wouldn't come away with the victory. Despite this, the 28-year-old owns a 3.72 ERA with an eye-popping 130:20 K:BB over 84.2 innings this season.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Fights through six in no-decision

      Gerrit Cole allowed two runs on four hits and two walks across six innings in a no-decision Sunday against the Athletics. He struck out four.Cole allowed a pair of solo home runs in the second inning, but he was rarely under duress during the rest of the outing as he secured his second straight quality start. He was a bit inefficient and failed to pitch more than six innings for the fifth consecutive appearance. Cole's ERA is an uncharacteristically high 3.94 this season, but he'll draw a favorable matchup in his next scheduled start, which lines up at home against the Orioles.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Ties season high with 12 K's

      Gerrit Cole (5-5) picked up the win in Monday's 6-5 victory over the Cubs, allowing two runs on three hits and a walk over six innings while striking out 12.The 12 K's tied his season high, and after Anthony Rizzo took him deep in the first inning, Cole put the Cubs' offense on lockdown. The right-hander has reached double-digit whiffs in half of his 12 starts this season, and he'll take a 4.02 ERA and eye-popping 112:18 K:BB through 71.2 innings into his next outing Sunday in Oakland.

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      Astros' Gerrit Cole: Gives up six runs in loss

      Gerrit Cole (4-5) gave up six runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out seven through five innings, taking the loss to the White Sox on Wednesday.Cole gave up two solo home runs early and ran into trouble in the top of the sixth inning, allowing two runs and two baserunners before being removed without recording an out. Josh James went on to surrender a grand slam to Charlie TIlson, allowing both of the runs to score. Despite the rough outing, the 13 swinging strikes and limited free passes suggest he will bounce back. The right-hander has a 4-5 record with a 4.11 ERA and 100:17 K:BB through 11 starts this season. Cole will make his next start Monday against the Cubs.