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Jharel Cotton
ERA W-L K
5.68 3-4 35
Team: OaklandHt / Wt: 5-11 / 195 NFBC ADP: 231.76
Position: SPBorn: 1/19/1992 Birthplace: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 20th Round by Dodgers (2012)


Latest News
May 10 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Jharel Cotton fell to 3-4, allowing seven runs on eight hits and one walk in 5.0 innings, as the Oakland Athletics lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Tuesday. Cotton struck out seven, ending the game with a 5.68 ERA and 1.53 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cotton has surrendered five homers over 11 innings in his last two starts.
May 4 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Jharel Cotton improved to 3-3, allowing three runs - two earned - on three hits and three walks in 6.0 innings, as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday. Cotton struck out nine, ending the game with a 4.64 ERA and 1.48 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cotton's nine strikeouts were a career high. He showed some definite progress in this outing.
Apr. 29 1:04 PM PT2:04 PM MT3:04 PM CT4:04 PM ET16:04 ET20:04 GMT4:04 1:04 PM MST3:04 PM EST3:34 PM VEN0:04 UAE (+1)3:04 PM CT-Jharel Cotton fell to 2-3, allowing six runs - three earned - on 10 hits and one walk in 4.1 innings, as the Oakland Athletics lost to the Houston Astros 9-4 on Friday. Cotton struck out four, ending the game with a 5.00 ERA and 1.59 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Cotton has failed to get through six innings in three of his five starts and has an awful walk-to-strikeout ratio, having issued 12 free passes and fanning just 19.
Apr. 18 7:51 AM PT8:51 AM MT9:51 AM CT10:51 AM ET10:51 ET14:51 GMT22:51 7:51 AM MST9:51 AM EST10:21 AM VEN18:51 UAE9:51 AM CT-Cotton allowed five runs over 5 1/3 innings in a 7-0 loss to the Rangers on Monday.
Analysis: The right-hander pitched seven innings of two-hit ball in his second start and has sandwiched those by allowing 10 runs in 9 2/3 innings.
Apr. 11 7:10 AM PT8:10 AM MT9:10 AM CT10:10 AM ET10:10 ET14:10 GMT22:10 7:10 AM MST9:10 AM EST9:40 AM VEN18:10 UAE9:10 AM CT-The young pitcher breezed through seven innings, allowing a pair of singles and three walks, and got just enough offense from Khris Davis' two-run homer to help the Athletics spoil Kansas City's home opener with a 2-0 victory at sun-splashed Kauffman Stadium.
Analysis: Cotton, who was battered by the Angels in his season debut, effortlessly sliced through the Kansas City order. He got a double play to end the second, struck out the side in the fifth, then induced a pair of fly outs in the sixth after an error on a double-play ball gave the Royals life.
Apr. 6 7:02 AM PT8:02 AM MT9:02 AM CT10:02 AM ET10:02 ET14:02 GMT22:02 7:02 AM MST9:02 AM EST9:32 AM VEN18:02 UAE9:02 AM CT-In Wednesday's 5-0 loss to the Angels, Cotton allowed eight hits and five runs, struck out four and walked two in 4 1/3 innings.
Analysis: This marked his first major league loss after going 2-0 over five starts in 2016.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2016 Oak 2 0 0 - 0 5 5 0 29.1 20 10 7 4 4 0 23 0.82 2.15
2017 Oak 3 4 0 - 0 7 7 0 38.0 42 28 24 6 16 1 35 1.53 5.68
Career 5 4 0 - 0 12 12 0 67.1 62 38 31 10 20 1 58 1.22 4.14



Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 314 96 89 93.2 48.38
Curveball 62 82 75 78.5 9.55
Changeup 134 81 75 77.8 20.65
Cut Fastball 139 92 86 89 21.42

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