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Cole Sulser

Cole Sulser 54 P

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Cole Young Sulser
  • Age: 30 (March 12, 1990)
  • Birthplace: Santa Ysabel, CA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 25 (2013, CLE)
  • MLB Debut: 09/06/2019
  • School: Dartmouth
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Cole Sulser Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
October 1, 2019 Baltimore Orioles claimed RHP Cole Sulser off waivers from Tampa Bay Rays.
September 29, 2019 Tampa Bay Rays designated RHP Cole Sulser for assignment.
September 2, 2019 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of RHP Cole Sulser from Durham Bulls.
September 1, 2019 Durham Bulls placed RHP Cole Sulser on the reserve list.
December 13, 2018 Cleveland Indians Traded 1B Edwin Encarnacion and Future Considerations to Seattle Mariners; Tampa Bay Rays Traded LF Jake Bauers to Cleveland Indians; Seattle Mariners Traded 1B Carlos Santana to Cleveland Indians; Cleveland Indians Traded 3B Yandy Diaz and RHP Cole Sulser to Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Rays Traded cash to Seattle Mariners.
December 13, 2018 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Durham Bulls.
August 4, 2018 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
July 12, 2018 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Columbus Clippers.
April 10, 2018 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Columbus Clippers from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
April 6, 2018 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers from Columbus Clippers.
January 4, 2018 Cleveland Indians invited non-roster RHP Cole Sulser to spring training.
June 6, 2017 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
June 2, 2017 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Columbus Clippers.
May 18, 2017 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
March 12, 2017 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Cleveland Indians.
July 5, 2016 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Columbus Clippers.
July 4, 2016 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
June 1, 2016 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Columbus Clippers.
May 29, 2016 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
May 19, 2016 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Lynchburg Hillcats.
April 5, 2016 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Lynchburg Hillcats.
September 15, 2014 Akron RubberDucks activated RHP Cole Sulser.
September 3, 2014 Akron RubberDucks placed RHP Cole Sulser on the reserve list.
September 1, 2014 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Carolina Mudcats.
July 16, 2014 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Akron RubberDucks.
July 8, 2014 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Akron RubberDucks from Carolina Mudcats.
March 31, 2014 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 15, 2013 Cleveland Indians signed RHP Cole Sulser.
June 15, 2013 RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
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Cole Sulser Awards and Honors

Cole Sulser  54 P

Cole Sulser
  • Full Name: Cole Young Sulser
  • Born: March 12, 1990
  • Age: 30
  • Birthplace: Santa Ysabel, CA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 25 (2013, CLE)
  • School: Dartmouth
  • MLB Debut: 09/06/2019

2019
♦ Spent most of the season with Triple-A Durham and made Major League debut in 
September call-ups with Tampa Bay. Totaled a 6-3 record with a 3.27 ERA in 49 games (four starts) with the Bulls in 66.0 innings with 89 strikeouts.
♦ Made the fourth most appearances in the International League and second most on Durham. Also totaled a pair of saves for the Bulls and his 89 strikeouts ranked second.
♦ Did not allow a run in 42 relief appearances in the season (35 with Durham).
♦ Made first start since the 2016 season in game two of a double-header vs Gwinnett on 4/20. Struck out three batters while allowing a hit while just pitching the first inning.
♦ Made first save on 7/5 at Gwinnett, pitching 3.0 hitless innings while striking out six. Added second save for Durham on 8/18 at Buffalo, pitching 2.0 perfect innings.
♦ Had contract selected by Tampa Bay on 9/2 and made Major League debut for the Rays on 9/6 vs Toronto. Struck out Rowdy Tellez in first batter faced in a Major League game. Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in debut.
♦ Did not allow a run in all seven appearances (7.1 innings) with nine strikeouts for the Rays.
♦ Struck out two or more batters in 35 of 56 appearances on the season.
♦ Finished with a 2-0 record and 1.32 ERA after the All-Star break with Durham.
♦ Right-handed IL batters hit just .170 (25-147) against him. 
♦ Held left-handed batters in the Major Leagues to a .125 average (1-8).


2018
♦ Split the year between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus, going a combined 8-4 with a 3.86 ERA in 47 relief appearances. Totaled 95 strikeouts in 60.2 innings pitched.
♦ Did not allow a run in six appearances (9.0 innings) with Akron (7/12-7/29).
♦ Struck out just short of half of all left-handed batters faced (46/93, 49.5%). Also good enough for a 14.09 strikeout per 9.0 innings pitched ratio.
♦ Tied for the second-most appearances among all Indians minor league pitchers. Also tied for the sixth most wins among minor league pitchers in the Indians organization.
♦ Did not allow a run in 36 of 47 appearances (30 with Columbus).
♦ Recorded 25 strikeouts over 15.2 innings with Columbus in August (3-1 with a 4.60 ERA).
♦ Allowed just three hits over 6.0 innings of relief work at Canal Park in Akron.
♦ Held left-handed batters to a .091 (1-11) average with Akron and a .164 average (12-73) with Columbus (fourth lowest among all Clippers pitchers to throw over 10.0 innings).


2017
♦ Combined to go 3-1 with a 2.70 ERA in 45 appearances between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus. Also added 70 strikeouts in 63.1 total innings.
♦ His 45 total appearances ranked fourth among all Indians minor league pitchers.
♦ Did not allow an earned run in first eight appearances with Columbus (11.1 innings). Also allowed just one earned run in first 21.1 innings with the Clippers.
♦ Recorded four or more outs in 25-of-45 total appearances. Pitched at least 2.0 innings or more in 13 of the 45 games. 
♦ Played in the Dominican Winter League for Estrellas de Oriente after the season.


2016
♦ Split season between Single-A Lynchburg, Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus. Finished 2-5 with a 4.34 ERA in 42 appearances (three starts) over 64.1 innings.
♦ Pitched on 4/7 vs Winston-Salem for Lynchburg in first game after Tommy John surgery.
♦ Best month was in August, where he posted a 3.00 ERA in nine appearances with the 
RubberDucks. Allowed four earned runs over 12.0 innings with nine strikeouts.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
♦ Spent full 2015 season recovering from second Tommy John surgery (first was in college).
♦ Posted a 5.43 ERA in 25 games (23 starts) between Single-A Carolina and Double-A Akron.       
♦ Made longest start (6.1 innings) on 7/30/14 at Salem, picking up the win after allowing three runs on five hits while walking two and striking out three.
♦ Threw 100 pitches on 7/11/14 at Trenton, allowing just one earned run over 6.0 innings.
♦ Made professional debut with Single-A Mahoning Valley in 2013, going 3-2 with a 1.83 ERA in 15 games (nine starts) for the Scrappers after a full season with Dartmouth College. Finished tied for ninth in the New York-Penn League in strikeouts (60).

 

PERSONAL
♦ Claimed by Baltimore off of waivers from Tampa Bay on 10/1/19.
♦ Originally selected by Cleveland in the 25th round of the 2013 draft. 
♦ Graduated from Dartmouth College, where he was a First-Team All-Ivy pitcher after his junior season in 2011. Was All-Ivy Second Team and Dartmouth Pitcher of the Year after a sophomore season that saw him lead the Ivy League with eight victories. 
♦ Earned two bachelor's degrees at Dartmouth: in engineering sciences with public policy and mechanical engineering. 
♦ Pitched with his younger brother, Beau, at Dartmouth. Beau was dafted by Pittsburgh in the 10th round of the 2017 draft. 
♦ Traded to Tampa Bay as part of a three-team deal that saw IF Yandy Diaz go to the Rays, IF Jake Bauers and C Carlos Santana go to Cleveland, and IF Edwin Encarnacion go to Seattle.
♦ Attended Ramona High School (CA), where he helped lead the team to the Valley League and North County championship his senior season. Also served as student body president.