Gerrit Cole

Houston Astros

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Gerrit Cole has thrown 21,214 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2020, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2020, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (97mph) and Slider (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (84mph) and Change (89mph).

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Basic description of 2020 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is blazing fast, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slight armside run. His slider is thrown extremely hard, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders and generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve is thrown extremely hard, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves and has a sharp downward bite. His change is thrown extremely hard, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade.