Gerrit Cole

HS Grad 2008
Age 26 and 7 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 17 and 8 mos
Position(s) RHP  
Ht/Wt 6-3, 190 lb
School  Orange County Lutheran
Hometown  Santa Ana, CA USA
Summer Team  Orange County Dawgs
Fall Team 
MLB Debut 
Pirates  6/11/13
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Pirates  in 2011
Round 1 by Yankees  in 2008
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Rawlings-Perfect Game 1st Team All-American
California - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - RHP
Good stuff, live up to 96 at PG National in Cincy, outstanding in Aflac game, lights out in Jupiter 97mph, 3 + pitches
CA State Rank - Class of 2008 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - RHP

4 yr Commitment

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Latest Showcase Report
2007 National Showcase   Jun 15, 2007
PG Grade: 10
Gerrit Cole is a 2008 RHP with a 6'3'', 190 lb. frame from Santa Ana, CA who attends Orange Lutheran HS. He has a present strong build with broad shoulders and some projection. Cole has electric stuff and throws with minimal effort and a simple delivery. His fastball was consistently 94-96 mph and had very late, hard boring life at times. Cole's slider was 81 mph with good bite and plenty of depth and he showed nice feel for a change up, unsual for a young power pitcher. The most impressive thing about Cole, aside from how easily he throws high velocity fastballs, is that he shows a mean streak on the mound and attacks hitters with an aggressive purpose. He has the chance to be a very high draft pick next June should he maintain the stuff and approach he showed in Cincinnati. Cole has committed to UCLA. Selected to 2007 Aflac All-American team.

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Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 97 mph
99.97% Rank
best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class in 2007)

best 97  avg 83
 (2008 class)
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