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Cole Gillespie #16 - OF


  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1984/06/20
  • POB: Portland, OR
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 215lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 3
  • Drafted by Milwaukee in 2006 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsShows a nice mix of patience and power at the dish, without huge strikeout totals. Has enough speed to steal bases. Can play left or right field and hustles all the time.
FlawsInjury woes have set him back in terms of his development. Also needs to show he can play consistently well in order to become a factor at the major-league level.
Career potentialBackup outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2011MiLB - Minor League Baseball Gold Glove Award

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/18Assigned by the Seattle Mariners to their minor league camp.
2013/12/05Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2013/11/05Opted for minor league free agency.
2013/09/06Outrighted to Iowa (AAA).
2013/09/04Designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs.
2013/07/13Claimed off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
2013/07/09Designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants.
2013/07/05Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA).
2013/03/30Assigned by the San Francisco Giants to their minor league camp.
2012/12/12Signed by the San Francisco Giants to a minor league contract.
2012/09/25Released by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2012/09/19Designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2012/03/15Optioned to Reno (AAA).
2012/03/03Re-signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks to a one-year contract.
2011/10/01Did not make the Arizona Diamondbacks playoff roster.
2011/09/16Recalled from Reno (AAA).
2011/03/13Optioned to Reno (AAA).
2010/09/07Recalled from Reno (AAA).
2010/08/01Optioned to Reno (AAA).
2010/06/21Recalled from Reno (AAA).
2010/05/19Optioned to Reno (AAA).
2010/04/21Recalled from Reno (AAA).
2010/03/30Optioned to Reno (AAA).
2009/11/20Contract purchased from Reno (AAA).
2009/07/19Acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers.


2013/12/05Signed by the Seattle Mariners to a minor league contract.
2013/07/13Claimed by the Chicago Cubs off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
2012/12/12Signed by the San Francisco Giants to a minor league contract.
2009/07/19Milwaukee Brewers traded Cole Gillespie and Roque Mercedes to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Felipe Lopez.
2006/06/06Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 3rd Round (92nd overall) in 2006.

Career Stats

2013Chicago CubsNL25506122004613000.240.328.280.608
2013San FranciscoNL3900000010000.
2013Total SF/ChNNL28596122004713000.
2009Brevard CountyA124310152319711400.349.431.6051.036
2007Brevard CountyA12943875117253126272951683.267.378.420.798


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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