GERRIT COLE

SP, UCLA

Age: 20
Born: September 8, 1990
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 215
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Class: Junior
Level: NCAA
Advisor: Scott Boras

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SCOUTING REPORT

Cole was a former first round pick, selected by the New York Yankees in the first round of the 2008 draft. Cole has a big frame, at 6’ 4”, 215 pounds, and uses that frame to throw a 93-96 MPH fastball, which tops out at 97-98 MPH. Cole also throws a curveball with a hard, late break. In 2010 he had a 3.37 ERA in 123 innings as a sophomore, with an 11.2 K/9 and a 3.8 BB/9 ratio. There have been concerns in the past that Cole could end up as a closer, due to his lack of command as a starter, especially in the late innings. His control hasn...

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