Jharel Cotton

Jharel Cotton #45

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11" /195
  • Age: 26

Jharel Cotton MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
29 11-10 4.95 158.1 128 1.33

Jharel Cotton Bio

  • Full Name: Jharel Leandre Cotton
  • Nickname: Squeaky
  • Born: 1/19/1992 in St. Thomas, VI
  • Draft: 2012, Los Angeles Dodgers, 20th rd. (626th overall)
  • College: East Carolina
  • Debut: 9/7/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 11 10 4.95 29 29 0 158.1 128 1.33
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day

Jharel Cotton - Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
- - - - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - - - - - 88.99
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
- - - - - - - - - -
MLB Avg - - - - - - - - 88.99

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Fantasy

Jharel Cotton 2018 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.00

Jharel Cotton News

Jharel Cotton Fantasy News

March 21, 2018 at 6:19 PM ET

Cotton undergoes Tommy John surgery

The Oakland A's announced that right-handed pitcher Jharel Cotton underwent successful ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgery today at Trinity Park Surgery Center in Arlington, Texas.

March 16, 2018 at 11:20 AM ET

Cotton diagnosed with sprained UCL

A's starter Jharel Cotton will seek a second opinion after receiving unfavorable news on his sore right elbow. Cotton has been diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament, which signifies a tear of the UCL.

Awards

Jharel Cotton Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2016 Okla. City PCL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/29/2016 Okla. City PCL
08/14/2016 Nashville PCL

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/06/2015 Tulsa TEX

CAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/28/2014 Rancho Cucamonga CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Great Lakes MID

Jharel Cotton Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2017 28 14th in AL

Jharel Cotton Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 19, 2018 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Jharel Cotton on the 60-day disabled list. Right ulnar collateral ligament strain.
July 30, 2017 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Jharel Cotton from the 10-day disabled list.
July 18, 2017 Oakland Athletics sent RHP Jharel Cotton on a rehab assignment to Nashville Sounds.
July 6, 2017 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Jharel Cotton on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to July 4, 2017. Right thumb blister.
May 27, 2017 Oakland Athletics recalled RHP Jharel Cotton from Nashville Sounds.
May 26, 2017 Nashville Sounds placed RHP Jharel Cotton on the reserve list.
May 11, 2017 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Jharel Cotton to Nashville Sounds.
September 7, 2016 Oakland Athletics recalled Jharel Cotton from Nashville Sounds.
August 1, 2016 Oakland Athletics traded RF Josh Reddick and Rich Hill to Los Angeles Dodgers for RHP Frankie Montas, RHP Grant Holmes and RHP Jharel Cotton.
August 1, 2016 Oakland Athletics optioned RHP Jharel Cotton to Nashville Sounds.
March 14, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RHP Jharel Cotton to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
November 20, 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of Jharel Cotton from Oklahoma City Dodgers.
August 22, 2015 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
June 21, 2015 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
May 31, 2015 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Great Lakes Loons.
May 26, 2015 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Great Lakes Loons from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
April 7, 2015 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed RHP Jharel Cotton on the 7-day disabled list.
March 19, 2015 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Los Angeles Dodgers.
September 17, 2014 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated RHP Jharel Cotton from the 7-day disabled list.
August 28, 2014 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed RHP Jharel Cotton on the 7-day disabled list.
April 26, 2014 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Ogden Raptors.
April 23, 2014 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Ogden Raptors from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
September 26, 2013 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated RHP Jharel Cotton from the 7-day disabled list.
August 2, 2013 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed RHP Jharel Cotton on the 7-day disabled list.
July 19, 2013 RHP Jharel Cotton assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Chattanooga Lookouts.
June 8, 2013 Jharel Cotton assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Great Lakes Loons.
March 31, 2013 Jharel Cotton assigned to Great Lakes Loons from AZL Dodgers.
August 31, 2012 Jharel Cotton assigned to AZL Dodgers from Ogden Raptors.
July 16, 2012 Jharel Cotton assigned to Ogden Raptors.
July 12, 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers signed RHP Jharel Cotton.

Jharel Leandre Cotton Bio Info

Jharel Leandre Cotton was originally signed by Dodgers scout Clair Rierson…played two years of JUCO ball at Miami Dade College from 2010-11 before transferring to East Carolina University for his junior season…his brother, Jamaine, pitched in the Houston Astros organization from 2010- 14…was born on St. Thomas (American Virgin Islands) and lived on Tortola (British Virgin Island) until he was 12 when he moved to St. Thomas…is the fourth pitcher in Major League history born in the Virgin Islands and just the second to pitch in more than one game (Al McBean, 1961-70)… is the 14th player born in the Virgin Islands in ML history, the third Athletic (Jose Morales, 1973; Jerry Browne, 1992-93).

2017

Went 9-10 with a 5.58 ERA in 24 starts over two stints with the A's…ranked second among American League rookies in strikeouts (105), games started and innings pitched (129.0) and tied for second in wins…did not have enough innings to qualify for the league leaders…however, based on a minimum of 125 innings pitched, he had the sixth highest ERA, opponents slugging percentage (.494) and opponents OPS (.833) in the AL…using the same minimum, he had the eighth highest ERA in Oakland history and the highest since Jimmy Haynes had a 6.34 ERA in 1999…the slugging percentage was fifth highest in Oakland history…allowed 28 home runs, which broke the Athletics rookie record of 27 set by Dan Pfister in 1962 and matched by Trevor Cahill in 2009… they were second most by any A's pitcher over the last 11 years (36 by A.J. Griffin in 2013)… allowed an average a 1.95 home runs per nine innings, which is the highest mark in Athletics history among pitchers with 110 or more innings pitched…was on the Opening Day roster and went 3-4 with a 5.68 ERA and .282 opponents average in seven starts before he was optioned to Triple-A Nashville May 11…was recalled on May 27 and went 2-4 with a 4.66 ERA and .239 opponents batting average in seven starts before going on the 10-day disabled list July 4 with a right thumb blister…was reinstated July 30 and went 4-2 despite a 6.19 ERA and .275 opponents batting average in 10 starts following his return…had an ERA of 4.18 or higher in each month of the season…went 4-6 with a 6.98 ERA in 13 starts in Oakland compared to 5-4 with a 3.94 ERA in 11 starts on the road…allowed 18 of his 28 home runs at home, which tied for fourth most in the AL…his home ERA was second highest in the majors among pitchers with 60 innings at home (Jimenez, BAL 7.86) and second highest in Oakland history (Redman, 7.46 in 2004)…was 7-3 with a 3.73 ERA and .196 opponents batting average in 12 starts during the day compared to 2-7 with a 7.78 ERA and .339 opponents average in 12 starts at night…tied for the AL lead in home runs allowed during the day (15) and tied for second in wins…based on a minimum of 50 innings pitched, he had the second highest night ERA in the AL (Holland, CWS 7.91) and third highest in Oakland history…is now 9-3 with a 3.35 ERA (31 er in 83.1 ip) in 14 career starts during the day, 2-7 with a 6.72 ERA (56 er in 75.0 ip) in 14 starts at night…allowed a .267 opponents batting average, which included .257 (56-for-218) against left-handed hitters compared to .275 (77-for-280) against right-handers…had an .837 OPS against lefties, .828 against righties…14 of his 28 home runs came with two outs, which was second most in the AL…13 came over the first two innings, including seven in the second inning, which tied for third…was 5-4 with a 4.74 ERA in 10 starts on four days rest, 4-6 with a 6.25 ERA in 14 starts on five days rest or more…went 4-5 with a 6.46 ERA in 12 starts against AL West competition compared to 5-5 with a 4.74 ERA in 12 starts against everyone else…received 15 runs of support in his 10 losses (2.58 RSA) and 38 runs of support in his nine wins (6.45 RSA)…tied for second in the AL in balks (2), tied for fifth in caught stealing (6) and sacrifice hits (4) and tied for seventh in unearned runs (11)…tossed six innings or fewer in 21 of his 24 starts.

OAKLAND: Was charged with the first loss of his career in his first start of the season, a 5-0 A's loss to Los Angeles (AL) on April 5…yielded five runs on eight hits in 4.1 innings…tossed a careerhigh tying 7.0 innings and combined with Casilla and Doolittle on a three-hit shutout in the A's 2-0 win at Kansas City April 10…allowed a career-high 10 hits in 4.1 innings in a 9-4 loss at Houston April 28…struck out a career-high nine batters in an 8-5 win at Minnesota May 4…also yielded two home runs in a game for the first time in his career…then allowed three home runs in his next start May 9 against Los Angeles (AL), his first of four games with three home runs (Aug. 9 vs. Seattle, Sept. 2 at Seattle, Sept. 8 vs. Houston)…allowed a career-high seven runs in a 7-3 loss to Los Angeles (AL) May 9…that began a career-high four-game losing streak that spanned five starts through June 13…had a 6.59 ERA during the streak…tossed a career-high 107 pitches at New York (AL) May 27…snapped his losing streak by winning consecutive starts on June 18 against New York (AL) and June 23 at Chicago (AL)…it was the first time in his career he won backto-back starts…left the start against the White Sox with a blister after tossing 66 pitches…missed just one turn in the rotation before starting against the White Sox again on July 3…was placed on the 10-day disabled list July 6 retroactive to July 4 with a right thumb blister…made two rehab appearances (one start) with Triple-A Nashville and was a combined 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA and .188 opponents batting average before he was reinstated July 30…walked a career-high five batters in a career-low 3.2 innings in a no decision on July 30 against Minnesota…picked up the win Aug. 20 at Houston to begin a season-ending and career-high four-game winning streak…compiled a 4.83 ERA and .240 opponents batting average over that six-start stretch…matched his career high with nine strikeouts and did not walk a batter in 6.0 innings in an 8-3 win over Texas on Aug. 27… allowed a career-high tying seven runs in 5.0 innings in a 9-8 loss to Houston Sept. 8…missed his scheduled start on Sept. 18 at Detroit after straining his right groin during warm-ups…tossed 5.0 scoreless innings and allowed just one hit in his final start, a n 8-1 win over Texas Sept. 24.

NASHVILLE: Went 3-0 with a 2.95 ERA and .195 opponents batting average in four games, including three starts, with Nashville…walked just four batters in 21.1 innings (1.69 per nine innings) while striking out 28 (11.81 per nine innings)…surrendered three home runs…went 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA in two starts following his May 11 option…picked up the win May 21 at Sacramento start when he combined with Michael Brady on a three-hit shutout in the Sounds 4-0 win… tossed seven innings and allowed all three of the hits (1 bb, 9 so, 90 pitches)…was recalled by Oakland May 27 but returned to Nashville July 19 on a rehab assignment…his first outing came in relief July 19 at Iowa in a game started by a rehabbing Kendall Graveman…entered the game to start the fourth inning and tossed 3.1 innings…then started on July 25 against Las Vegas and was the winning pitcher in a 10-4 victory (6.0 ip, 2 h, 1 bb, 9 so).

2016

Was one of three players acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers for Rich Hill and Josh Reddick at the trading deadline and made his Major League debut with Oakland in September…went 2-0 with a 2.15 ERA and .185 opponents batting average in five starts with the A's…walked just four batters in 29.1 innings, an average of 1.23 per nine innings, and had a .214 opponents on-base percentage…struck out 23 for a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 5.75…yielded a .324 slugging percentage…his opponents batting average included a .146 (7-for-48) mark against left-handed hitters compared to .217 (13-for-60) against right-handers…issued all four of his walks to lefties…surrendered three of his four home runs to righties for a .400 slugging percentage (lefties slugged .229)…three of the four home runs were solo shots…three came after his 60th pitch in a game…yielded a .167 average with runners in scoring position and .132 with two strikes…opponents hit .163 the first two times through the lineup, .273 after that…did not allow a run in the first inning (5.0 ip) and yielded just one hit (.063 batting average)…had a 0.90 ERA over innings one through four, a 4.82 ERA from the fifth inning on…the A's were 4-1 (.800) in his starting assignments…walked one batter or fewer in four of his five starts (walked two in the other), allowed one earned run or fewer four times and three hits or fewer three times…was rated as the A's No. 4 prospect by Baseball America following the 2016 season…was recalled from Nashville Sept. 7 and made his ML debut that day against Los Angeles (AL) in Oakland…allowed a run on two hits in 6.1 innings and picked up his first big league win in a 4-1 decision…became the 16th pitcher in Oakland history to win his debut…is the first Athletics pitcher with more than six innings and two hits or fewer in his debut since Porter Vaughan on June 16, 1940 (7.0 ip, 2 h)…retired the side in order in each of the first three innings to become the fourth pitcher in Oakland history to retire at least each of the first nine batters he faced in his career (12, Jay Marshall in 2007; 9, Billy Taylor in 1994; 9, Dave Beard in 1980)…struck out Kaleb Cowart to end the second inning for his first strikeout…also allowed one earned run in each of his next three starts…since the earned run became an official stat in 1913, he is the first Athletic to start his career with four consecutive games of five innings or more and one earned run or fewer…was one of two Major Leaguers to do it in 2016 (Maeda, LAD)…left with a 2-1 lead in his third start Sept. 19 against Houston but the bullpen allowed a run in the eighth for the blown save in a game the A's would lose 4-2…yielded one run in a career-high 7.0 innings in a 7-1 win on Sept. 25 against Texas to improve to 2-0.