Insider Only Gerrit Cole strikes out 12 in dominant outing

  • In possibly his last start of the season, Gerrit Cole tied a career high with 12 strikeouts in a dominant outing vs the Reds on Sunday afternoon. Cole went seven innings, allowing 4 hits, 1 run, striking out 12 and allowing no walks. Cole threw 71 strikes on 102 pitches. He exited with the game tied at 1-1 but the Reds broke the game open in the 8th with three runs off Pirate relievers to take a 4-1 lead. Starting Cole today took him out of the mix to start in Wednesday’s wildcard game.
9/28 vs Reds: 7.0 IP – 4 H – 1 R – 12 SO – 0 BB – 101-72
2014 Stats: 11-5, 3.65 ERA, 138 SO, 1.21 WHIP

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