FACTS/ FLUKES: Cole, J. Jones, J. McCann, A. Gordon, B. Anderson

Cole better than ever?... Gerrit Cole (RHP, HOU) whiffed 276 batters in his first season as an Astro, on the way to a Top 5 Cy Young finish in the AL. While he's still piling up Ks again (and leading the majors), Cole's ERA is up almost a run a game. Is he the same elite pitcher from a year ago?

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