Cole William De Vries...2003 graduate of Eden Prairie (MN) High School, where he also played football...named All-State and Class
3A Player of the Year his senior season in baseball...attended University of Minnesota from 2004-06.2012Began season with Triple-A Rochester...made eight starts, going 1-4, 4.24 (46.2 IP, 22 ER) for Red Wings. ... Had contract purchased May 22 as the Twins designated Jason Marquis for assignment. ... Was losing pitcher in major league debut in a start May 24 at Chicago-AL, allowing six runs (3 earned) on six hits in 5.0 innings with one
walk and four strikeouts. ... Earned first major league win June 4 at Kansas City, allowing five runs (4 earned) on six hits in 5.0 innings with no walks and four strikeouts. ... Optioned back to Rochester June 7...made four starts and was recalled by Twins as "26th-man" for doubleheader with Kansas City June 30...
started Game 2 of the doubleheader, earning the win, allowing one run on five hits in 6.0 innings; optioned back to Rochester after the game. ... Did not pitch for the Red Wings and was recalled July 3, when the Twins optioned Liam Hendriks. ... Went 3-0, 1.02 (17.2 IP, 2 ER) in final three starts before being placed on 15-day disabled list with a cracked right rib, an injury he suffered
September 8 vs. Cleveland when Asdrubal Cabrera lined a ball back at him.2011Began season with Double-A New Britain...transferred to Triple-A Rochester, May 29...allowed a career-low 23 walks...played for the Mesa Solar Sox in the
Arizona Fall League, going 2-1, 3.12 (26.0 ip, 9 er) in eight starts.2010Spent season between Double-A New Britain and Triple-A Rochester.2009Spent entire season with Single-A Ft. Myers...tossed a complete game, July 8 allowing three runs (none earned) on five hits....was second on club in starts and third in innings pitched.2008Went 1-0, tossing a complete game, allowing one run on four hits, striking out six to earn Twins' Pitcher of the Week, July 11-18...disabled with back muscle strain, August 12-August 21...ranked third in Florida State League in overall pitching.2007Selected to Midwest League All-Star Game...was sixth in the league in ERA and tied for the team-lead in wins.