Cole started Game 1 of the ALDS, going 6⅓ innings, allowing just one run on four hits while striking out eight batters. Game 4 will take place on Sunday, giving Cole a regular amount of rest.
The Guardians have yet to announce a Game 4 starter.
Cole had a strong regular season, posting a 3.50 ERA with a 1.02 WHIP while striking out 257 batters in 200⅔ innings pitched, posting a 2.4 bWAR.
The series is tied 1-1.