Married to Dana....His younger brother, Beau, who pitched in the Minors for 5 seasons (2017-22), credits Cole for getting him involved in baseball. ..Attended Dartmouth College from 2009-2013 and majored in engineering....Underwent Tommy John Surgery during his junior season...Younger brother, Beau, also pitched at Dartmouth from 2013-2017 and was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 10th round of the 2017 First-Year Player draft...Chose to attend Dartmouth due to both its strong academics and athletics.
Appeared in 39 games with the Marlins, going 1-4 with two saves, a 5.29 ERA (20 ER in 34.0 IP) and 38 strikeouts....28 of his 39 outings were scoreless...Placed on the injured list June 13 (strained right lat)…was reinstated on Aug. 15...Traded to Marlins with RHP Tanner Scott in exchange for OF Kevin Guerrero, LHP Antonio Velez and a player to be named (RHP Yaqui Rivera) on April 3.
Made his second-career Opening Day roster in 2021... Pitched in 60 games for the Orioles and finished the season 5-4 with a 2.70 ERA and 8 saves. He struck out 73 in 63.1 innings... Was one of 23 right-handed relievers to pitch in more than 60 innings with 60-plus strikeouts and maintain an ERA under 3.00 last season, joining new teammate RHP Dylan Floro on the list.
Went 1-2 with five saves, a 3.46 ERA (5 ER/13.0 IP), and a .116 (5-for-43) opponents batting average in his first 10 outings...First batters hit .125 (2-for-16) with three walks...Finished 0-3 with a 8.38 ERA (9 ER/9.2 IP) and a .316 (12-for-38) opponents batting average in his last nine outings...Allowed multiple earned runs in five of the six games in which he surrendered an earned run...Allowed three hits in three at-bats to left-handers on 9/2 vs. NYM; in his other 18 appearances, left-handers went 3-for-39 against him...Issued multiple walks in five of his 19 appearances, and at least one walk in 10 of the appearances, including a career-high three walks twice (8/22 vs. BOS and 8/30 at TOR)...His 17 walks ranked tied for the sixth-most in the majors by a reliever...Eight of his 19 appearances came in a save situation (5-for-8)...Three of his five saves were 1.0+ innings...Was the only player in the majors to record two saves of 2.0+ innings (7/26 at BOS and 8/2 vs. TB)...Struck out a career-high three batters in his appearance on 8/22 vs. BOS (1.1 IP)...Picked up his first career win on 8/11 at PHI...Was dealt his first career loss, after blowing the save, on 7/30 vs. NYY; allowed a three-run, go-ahead home run to Aaron Judge in the ninth inning...Recorded his first career save on 7/26 at BOS (his 2020 season debut)...Appeared on his first career Opening Day roster.
Had his contract selected by the Rays from Triple-A Durham on 9/2... Made his Major League debut on 9/6 vs. TOR (1.0 IP, H, 2 BB, K)...Struck out the first batter he faced (Rowdy Tellez) for his first career strikeout... Made seven appearances for Tampa Bay, not allowing a run in 7.1 innings with nine strikeouts... Went 6-3 with a 3.27 ERA (24 ER/66.0 IP) and 89 strikeouts in 49 games for Triple-A Durham... His 89 strikeouts were tied for the second-most on Durham...Designated for assignment by the Rays on 9/29 and claimed off waivers on 10/1 by the Orioles.
Split the season between Triple-A Columbus and Double-A Akron…went 8-4 with a 3.86 ERA (60.2-IP, 26-ER) and 95 SO in 47 apps, all in relief… marked the second straight year he was used exclusively as a reliever…began the season with Columbus, was transferred to Akron on July 12 and returned to the Triple-A level on Aug 4, where he finished the season…combined for 14.09 SO/9 IP and 5.59 SO/BB ratios between the two levels and struck out 49.5 pct. (46 of 93) of lefties faced.
Pitched solely in relief during the year and flourished, posting a combined ERA of 2.70 in 45 outings between AA Akron and AAA Columbus (63.1IP, 59H, 19ER, 30BB, 70SO)...Began the year at Akron and was promoted to Columbus on May 17...Over his first 14 outings with the Clippers he allowed just 1 earned run in 21.1 innings (15 hits, 24 SO)...Did not allow a run over his last five games over 7.0 IP...Tossed at least 2.0 IP of relief in 8 outings with Columbus and 16 outings of at least 1.2 IP...Following the season went 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 10 relief outings for Estrellas in the Dominican Winter League (9.1IP, 7H, 4ER, 9SO).