|May 28 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Gerrit Cole allowed four runs on 10 hits and one walk in 5.0 innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Mets 5-4 on Saturday. Cole struck out three, ending the game with a 3.65 ERA and 1.20 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cole came into the week with a 2.84 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and had allowed seven homers in nine starts. In two starts this week, he's posted a 2.28 WHIP and yielded five homers in 9 2/3 innings.
|May 23 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET0:11 ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST11:41 PM VEN8:11 UAE11:11 PM CT-Gerrit Cole fell to 2-5, allowing five runs on 10 hits and one walk in 4.2 innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Monday. Cole struck out two, ending the game with a 3.36 ERA and 1.12 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cole ended his streaks of lasting at least six innings in eight straight starts and allowing no more than two earned runs in six consecutive starts. Cole, who had a 1.96 ERA over his previous seven starts, next faces the Mets on Saturday. He last faced New York in 2015, allowing an unearned run over 8.1 innings.
|May 18 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET0:03 ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST11:33 PM VEN8:03 UAE11:03 PM CT-Gerrit Cole improved to 2-4, allowing one run on three hits and two walks in 7.0 innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Washington Nationals 6-1 on Wednesday. Cole struck out three, ending the game with a 2.84 ERA and 1.02 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cole has recorded eight consecutive quality starts and has yielded two earned runs or fewer in each of his last seven outings. He next takes the ball Monday in Atlanta, and he has already faced the Braves once this season, allowing three runs and eight hits in six innings on April 9. He has a 1.42 ERA while going 3-0 in three career starts at Atlanta, striking out 19 over 19 innings.
|May 12 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET11:29 ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST10:59 AM VEN19:29 UAE10:29 AM CT-Cole fell to 1-4, allowing two runs on seven hits and one walk in 7.0 innings, as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Thursday.
Analysis: Cole struck out five, ending the game with a 3.06 ERA and 1.06 WHIP on the season.
|May 6 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET22:42 ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST10:12 PM VEN6:42 UAE (+1)9:42 PM CT-Gerrit Cole allowed one run on two hits and two walks in 7.0 innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday. Cole struck out eight, ending the game with a 3.14 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cole has a 1.97 ERA with 36 strikeouts over his last five outings.
|May 1 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET23:46 ET3:46 GMT11:46 8:46 PM MST10:46 PM EST11:16 PM VEN7:46 UAE (+1)10:46 PM CT-Gerrit Cole allowed three runs - two earned - on five hits and one walk in 6.0 innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Monday. Cole struck out seven, ending the game with a 3.50 ERA and 1.14 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cole has a 2.16 ERA in his last four starts but is 1-2 over that stretch. He's struck out 28 and walked four over 25 innings in those outings.
|Apr. 26 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET0:54 ET4:54 GMT12:54 9:54 PM MST11:54 PM EST12:24 AM VEN8:54 UAE11:54 PM CT-Cole pitched seven innings Tuesday, yielding an unearned run and two hits while striking out eight with no walks, but was saddled with a 1-0 loss to the Cubs.
Analysis: Cole, who muddled through an injury-marred 2016 season, now has a 1.89 ERA over his last three starts, striking out 21 while walking three over 19 innings. His next start is Monday against a Reds team he is 0-6 with a 5.44 ERA against in eight starts.
|Apr. 19 5:52 PM PT6:52 PM MT7:52 PM CT8:52 PM ET20:52 ET0:52 GMT8:52 5:52 PM MST7:52 PM EST8:22 PM VEN4:52 UAE (+1)7:52 PM CT-Cole (1-2) gave up a pair of solo homers to Dexter Fowler and struck out eight over six innings of a 2-1 loss in St. Louis on Wednesday.
Analysis: After being roughed up at Boston on opening day, Cole has a 3.50 ERA in his last three starts.
|Apr. 14 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET22:42 ET2:42 GMT10:42 7:42 PM MST9:42 PM EST10:12 PM VEN6:42 UAE (+1)9:42 PM CT-Cole earned his first win of the season Friday, giving up two runs and six hits in six innings with a walk and five strikeouts at Wrigley Field.
Analysis: For what is known as a hitters' park, Cole seems to really enjoy pitching at Wrigley. He's 7-1 with a 2.29 ERA on the North Side of Chicago, recording eight walks and 60 strikeouts in 51 innings.
|Apr. 9 2:15 PM PT3:15 PM MT4:15 PM CT5:15 PM ET17:15 ET21:15 GMT5:15 2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST4:45 PM VEN1:15 UAE (+1)4:15 PM CT-Cole gave up three runs over six innings - including a pair of homers - in the Pirates' 6-5 win over the Braves on Sunday.
Analysis: Showing once again why a quality start is a meaningless stat, Cole struggled with his command. He has a 1.64 WHIP through two starts.
|Apr. 3 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST7:14 PM VEN3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-Cole cruised through four scoreless innings before unraveling Monday in Boston, allowing five runs and seven hits over five in a 5-3 loss.
Analysis: Cole is coming off a rocky season that included DL stints due to his right elbow and right triceps. He posted an 8.37 ERA over his final five starts in 2016 before being shut down in mid-September.
|2013||Pit||10||7||0 - 0||19||19||0||117.1||109||43||42||7||28||0||100||1.17||3.22|
|2014||Pit||11||5||0 - 0||22||22||0||138.0||127||58||56||11||40||1||138||1.21||3.65|
|2015||Pit||19||8||0 - 0||32||32||0||208.0||183||71||60||11||44||1||202||1.09||2.60|
|2016||Pit||7||10||0 - 0||21||21||1||116.0||131||57||50||7||36||3||98||1.44||3.88|
|2017||Pit||2||5||0 - 0||11||11||0||66.2||66||29||27||12||14||0||55||1.20||3.65|
|Career||49||35||0 - 0||105||105||1||646.0||616||258||235||48||162||5||593||1.20||3.27|
|2013||Pit||Total||1||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.0||5||3||3||2||2||0||10||2.45|
|LDS||1||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||11.0||5||3||3||2||2||0||10||2.45|
|2015||Pit||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.0||6||4||4||2||1||0||4||7.20|
|WC||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||5.0||6||4||4||2||1||0||4||7.20|
|Career||1||2||0 - 0||3||3||0||16.0||11||7||7||4||3||0||14||3.94|