Gerrit Cole pitched six innings, allowing one run on two hits and three walks while striking out 10 in New York's 3-1 loss to Tampa on Saturday.
Gerrit Cole reaches double digit strikeouts for the third time in his last five starts, all in May. Cole finished May 2-1 with a 3.21 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 33 2/3 innings in the month. For the year, Cole sits at 4-1 with a 3.12 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 57 2/3 innings across 10 starts. Cole has 21 strikeouts in 14 innings across his last two starts and his 72 strikeouts for the year are good for 3rd in the Majors. His next start is slated for Friday against the Tigers.