Gerrit Cole New York Yankees

Age: 29 (September 8, 1990) | 6' 4" | 225lbs. | Throws: Right P-32
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
PIT A+ 2012 5 1 0 0 13 13 67.0 53 5 21 69 2.69 1.10 1.06 2.8 9.3 .286 n/a
PIT AA 2012 3 6 0 0 12 12 59.0 54 2 23 60 2.90 1.31 1.16 3.5 9.2 .328 n/a
PIT AAA 2012 1 0 0 0 1 1 6.0 6 0 1 7 4.50 1.17 1.08 1.5 10.5 .377 n/a
PIT AAA 2013 5 3 0 0 12 12 68.0 44 4 28 47 2.91 1.06 0.94 3.7 6.2 .216 n/a
PIT NL 2013 10 7 0 0 19 19 117.0 109 7 28 100 3.23 1.17 1.14 2.2 7.7 .307 49/25/26 12 12
PIT AAA 2014 3 1 0 0 4 4 22.1 21 1 5 16 2.01 1.16 1.12 2.0 6.4 .299 n/a
PIT NL 2014 11 5 0 0 22 22 138.0 127 11 40 138 3.65 1.21 1.18 2.6 9.0 .316 49/19/32 9 12
PIT NL 2015 19 8 0 0 32 32 208.0 183 11 44 202 2.60 1.09 1.06 1.9 8.7 .309 48/22/30 32 30
PIT AAA 2016 0 0 0 0 2 2 8.0 4 0 0 12 0.00 0.50 0.50 0.0 0.0 .275 n/a
PIT NL 2016 7 10 0 0 21 21 116.0 131 7 36 98 3.88 1.44 1.38 2.8 7.6 .351 46/25/29 2 5
PIT NL 2017 12 12 0 0 33 33 203.0 199 31 55 196 4.26 1.25 1.34 2.4 8.7 .309 46/21/34 11 15
HOU AL 2018 15 5 0 0 32 32 200.0 143 19 64 276 2.88 1.04 1.02 2.9 12.4 .301 36/21/43 31 33
HOU AL 2019 20 5 0 0 33 33 212.0 142 29 48 326 2.50 0.90 0.99 2.0 13.8 .294 40/20/39 50 47
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0 0.00 n/a
Career 7yrs 94 52 0 0 192 192 1194.0 1034 115 315 1336 3.22 1.13 1.14 2.4 10.1 .312 n/a
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He led the AL in ERA from July 24 to the end, as you might have guessed, with a 1.55 in 11 starts. Justin Verlander had a 1.92 in 13 starts (with 2 complete games), while Mike Clevinger had a 2.26.

Peter Kreutzer Rotoman

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We can do this all day. Under this deal, Gerrit Cole would give Hal Steinbrenner about the same $13.7 million Trout is giving Moreno. That’s more than Cole has made in any season of his career prior to this one. Here’s a fun one: Jacob deGrom would be paying the Wilpon family about $3 million. deGrom made a total of $14 million in base salary while winning the last two NL Cy Young Awards.
Alex Patton Alex
May 27

CBS owners often overpay for stars because they can, due to the mid-Feb. prices on many of the end of the roster players being artificially low based on the hesitancy to speculate on roles.  If you look at the team that paid for Cole he filled his roster with hitters like Kiermaier at 4, T. Frazier at 3, and Iglesias and Moreland at 1.  By the time the season starts those guys, if they are healthy and projected to get full or near full time roles, should all go for more.  Anyone who pays an uninflated 46 for Cole then will be filling his roster with players projected for much less playing time.  Mike Gianella is the exception to the general rule if you look at his team.

John Thomas Roll2
Feb 20

Rotoman's projection in the magazine (15 W, 269 K, 3.07 ERA, 1.01 WHIP) isn't even what Cole did two years ago. 46 would be a BIG overpay.

Favorite Cats mercury
Feb 20

$46 in CBS AL Only. That doesn't quite fit into my $52 pitching budget.

jeff merk jeffamerk
Feb 20

The Cliff Notes version of what I've been writing about (or copying about) over the last several days. The top 50 agents in the estimation of Major League Baseball Trade Rumors on Nov. 5: the contracts MLBTR predicted they would get and what they actually got.

1.  Gerrit Cole – Angels.  Eight years, $256MM.  

Signed with Yankees for nine years, $324MM.

Alex Patton Alex
Jan 4

A four-person panel of MLBTR writers predicted on November 5 that Cole would get eight years and $256 from someone. Their thinking...

Two pitching records from the 2014-15 offseason are under threat from Cole: David Price’s total outlay of $217MM and Zack Greinke’s $34.4MM average annual value. Cole is a near-lock to smash through the $217MM barrier, and he has at least some chance of topping Greinke’s AAV mark. A $35MM salary seems more likely if Cole is to accept a seven-year term. It’s also possible that a team might prefer to do an eight-year contract, which could bring down the AAV and the accompanying luxury tax hit. We haven’t seen a significant eight-year contract for a pitcher since Mike Hampton signed with the Rockies 19 years ago. The Astros will likely entertain ways of keeping their ace, but with a burgeoning payroll, owner Jim Crane wouldn’t even commit to attempting to sign him when asked in early October.  Cole, for his part, seemingly left the Astros in the dust almost immediately following the team’s Game 7 loss, donning a Boras Corporation hat for his reluctant postgame interview.  The Angels, with a huge need for starting pitching and a hometown advantage, will surely make a run at Cole. They could be joined by the Yankees, Dodgers, Nationals, White Sox, Twins, Phillies, Rangers, Cubs, and more in an ownership-level pursuit that seems likely to drag into the new year.

They were wrong about it dragging into 2020 and they were way wrong about the numbers...

Signed with Yankees for nine years, $324MM.

Alex Patton Alex
Jan 3

Fifty years ago today...

Dear Mr. Kuhn,

After twelve years in the Major leagues, I do not feel that I am a piece of propery to be bought and sold...

Sincerely yours,

Curt Flood

Alex Patton Alex
Dec 24 '19