HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Astros right-hander and former all-star Gerrit Cole is making a name for himself in the city.
Here are 10 things to know about Cole:
1. He's married.
2. His wife Amy was a softball player at UCLA where they met.
3. He and his wife love to cook and entertain family and friends.
4. Amy has a blog called "A Coleinary Experience."
5. His birthday is September 8, 1990.
6. His brother-in-law is Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants.
7. He's been with the Astros since 2018 and he's currently making $13.5 million a year.
8. He grew up a Yankees fan because his father is from New York.
9. He is from Newport Beach, California.
10. He joined social media in 2018.