Skinny: Consistently in the high 90s with his four-seam fastball, occasionally reaching triple digits. … Has a high-80s changeup that could be his best pitch; also has a biting, high-80s slider and late-breaking curve. … Posted nearly a 5-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio. … 2011 record and ERA disappointing for someone with his ability, which may have dropped him from No. 1 overall pick. … In several games, his pitches found too much of the plate, so he is working on better command of edges. … High energy and emotional, has improved on keeping his emotions in check. … Was the New York Yankees' first-round pick (28th overall) in 2008 but did not sign. … Baseball America listed Cole as USA National Team's best pro prospect. … Battle-tested, he's been Bruins' ace for most of his collegiate career. … Some evaluators believe he may be a better fit in the majors as a closer.