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Lance Lynn

27-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2014 Stats

W-L

14-8

ERA

2.79

WHIP

1.28

K

147

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lynn was inconsistent again in 2013, but still managed to put up very good numbers for the Cardinals by season's end. The 26-year-old broke 200 innings for the first time in his career and won 15 game...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 240   DOB: 5/12/1987   BORN: Marion, IN   COLLEGE: Mississippi     

August 26, 2014  –  Lance Lynn News

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Lynn went six innings Tuesday, giving up two runs on six hits while walking three and fanning three for no decision against the Pirates.

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Lance Lynn Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 21 A BAT 6 4 0 18.2 12 2 0 22 4 1 0 0 0.96 0.88
2008 21 A QUA 2 2 0 8.0 8 2 2 7 2 0 1 0 2.25 1.25
2009 22 A PAL 5 2 0 15.7 16 4 0 17 3 0 0 0 2.37 1.21
2009 22 AA SPR 22 22 0 126.3 118 41 5 98 51 11 4 0 2.92 1.34
2009 22 AAA MEM 1 1 0 6.7 5 2 0 9 3 0 0 0 2.70 1.20
2010 23 AAA MEM 29 29 0 164.0 164 87 21 141 62 13 10 0 0 0 4.77 1.38
2011 24 AAA MEM 12 12 0 75.0 79 32 2 64 25 7 3 0 0 0 3.84 1.39
2011 24 MAJ STL 18 2 0 34.7 25 12 3 40 11 1 1 1 1 3 3.12 1.04
2012 25 MAJ STL 35 29 0 176.0 168 74 16 180 64 18 7 0 0 1 3.78 1.32
2013 26 MAJ STL 33 33 0 201.7 189 89 14 198 76 15 10 0 0 0 3.97 1.31
2014 27 MAJ STL 27 27 1 164.7 151 51 8 147 60 14 8 0 0 0 2.79 1.28
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3-Year Averages     28 21 0 137.4 127 58 11 139 50 11 6 0 0 1 3.80 1.29

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Lance Lynn Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 26 @Pit 6.0 6 2 2 1 3 3 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.79 1.28
Aug. 20 Cin 7.0 4 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.78 1.27
Aug. 15 SD 6.0 6 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.91 1.29
Aug. 10 @Bal 5.7 9 3 3 0 1 6 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.97 1.30
Aug. 5 Bos 7.0 4 2 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.89 1.28
Jul. 29 @SD 6.0 4 2 1 0 3 6 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.98 1.31
Jul. 23 TB 6.3 6 2 1 0 3 7 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.05 1.31
Jul. 18 LAD 6.0 4 2 2 0 4 9 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.13 1.31
Jul. 9 Pit 6.7 6 2 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.14 1.31
Jul. 4 Mia 6.7 5 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.17 1.31
Jun. 28 @LAD 2.0 9 7 6 0 2 2 0 2 0 L 0 0 0 3.38 1.32
Jun. 23 @Col 8.0 3 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.90 1.24
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
13.0 10 2 2 1 5 8 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 1.38 1.15
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
31.7 29 8 7 1 8 24 1 1 0 3-0 0 0 0 1.99 1.17
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
73.3 66 23 19 2 25 65 3 4 0 7-3 0 0 0 2.33 1.24

Lance Lynn Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20143135735641623.232
20133807149821666.259
201237069538414511.272

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20143929025872015.246
2013476127271071638.247
201237411111842225.237

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201496.0930753212.341.19
2013102.0930993432.821.18
201274.0940832863.281.20

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201468.7550722873.411.41
201399.76709942115.151.45
2012102.09309736104.151.40
Lance Lynn Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 21 A BAT 6 4 18.2 10.88 1.98 5.50 0.00 87.5% 0.96 1.44 .290
2008 21 A QUA 2 2 8.0 7.88 2.25 3.50 2.25 100% 2.25 5.45 .278
2009 22 A PAL 5 2 15.7 9.77 1.72 5.67 0.00 78.9% 2.37 1.60 .371
2009 22 AA SPR 22 22 126.3 6.98 3.63 1.92 0.36 78% 2.92 3.47 .304
2009 22 AAA MEM 1 1 6.7 12.15 4.05 3.00 0.00 75% 2.70 1.85 .338
2010 23 AAA MEM 29 29 164.0 7.74 3.40 2.27 1.15 67.8% 4.77 4.43 .308
2011 24 AAA MEM 12 12 75.0 7.68 3.00 2.56 0.24 70.6% 3.84 2.92 .343
2011 24 MAJ STL 18 2 34.7 10.38 2.86 3.64 0.78 1.74 72.7% 93.2 MPH 3.12 3.06 .276
2012 25 MAJ STL 35 29 176.0 9.20 3.27 2.81 0.82 1.35 73.1% 92.8 MPH 3.78 3.60 .325
2013 26 MAJ STL 33 33 201.7 8.84 3.39 2.61 0.62 1.27 70.1% 92.4 MPH 3.97 3.43 .321
2014 27 MAJ STL 27 27 164.7 8.03 3.28 2.45 0.44 1.45 78.8% 92.3 MPH 2.79 3.25 .311
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 12.1 8.54 3.24 2.64 0.55 74.5% 3.38 3.18 .318
Rest Of Season     0 5 31.6 8.54 3.28 2.60 0.54 74.5% 3.38 3.17 .318
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3-Year Averages     28 21 137.4 9.10 3.27 2.78 0.72 71.7% 3.80 3.31 .318

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2014 Stat Review for Lance Lynn    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.45 K/BB
WEAK
8.03 K/9
GOOD
3.28 BB/9
WEAK
92.3 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.4 HR/9
ELITE
1.45 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.79 ERA
ELITE
1.28 WHIP
WEAK
3.25 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.311 BABIP
HIGH
78.8% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Lance Lynn: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lynn pitched seven shutout innings against the Reds on Wednesday, allowing four hits and two walks while striking out five en route to his 14th win of the year.

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Lynn gave up one run on six hits while striking out six hitters, as he picked up his 13th win on the season against the Padres on Friday.

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Lynn surrendered nine hits and three earned runs while fanning six and walking one in 5.2 innings against Baltimore on Sunday.

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Lynn was charged with two runs (one earned) on four hits and one walk, while striking out four over seven innings, in a no-decision against the Red Sox on Tuesday.

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Lynn's next start has been pushed back to next Tuesday against the Red Sox, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Lynn (11-8) allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits and three walks, while striking out six over six innings, but ended up taking the loss Tuesday against the Padres.

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Lynn (11-7) took the loss Wednesday against the Rays, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits and three walks while striking out seven.

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Lynn will get the start Wednesday as Shelby Miller will be skipped this time through the Cardinals rotation, MLB.com reports.

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Lynn picked up his 11th win on the season as he gave up two runs over six innings, while striking out nine and walking four against the Dodgers on Friday.

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Lynn will take the mound in the Cardinals' first game out of the All-Star break Friday versus the Dodgers, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Lynn was one of the bigger surprises stories in baseball last season, filling in admirably for Chris Carpenter and making 29 starts one season after holding a relief role for the Cardinals down the stretch. On a monthly basis, Lynn's performance was uneven and some owners panicked when he struggled in August (6.66 ERA, 1.91 WHIP in seven appearances), but he rallied in September to post a 34:7 K:BB, 2.76 ERA and 1.13 WHIP over his final eight appearances. Despite racking up 180 strikeouts in 176 frames last season, Lynn's hold on a rotation spot is surprisingly weak given the Cards' arsenal of quality arms. Ultimately, Lynn appears to be a good bet to open the year as a stater, but he will need to continue to pitch well in order to keep his spot for all of 2013.

2012

It's not often you see a rookie get placed on the 60-day DL in August yet still pitch in the World Series, but a strained oblique muscle ended Lynn's strong rookie campaign (at least the regular season part) on Aug. 9. A starter throughout his minor league career, Lynn was called up in June for a couple of spot starts while Kyle McClellan was on the DL, but stuck around as a reliever the rest of the way. He excelled in his new role with a 2.22 ERA, 0.945 WHIP, and a 32:8 K:BB ratio in 24.1 innings. If the Cardinals need him in a pinch, he can probably go five innings, but it looks like his short-term role is as a reliever.

2010

Lynn has risen through the Cardinals' system very quickly. The 2008 draft pick out of Ole Miss got better as the season went along (5-2 with a 1.81 ERA in 11 second-half starts for Double-A Springfield). His walk rate is nothing special, and his strikeout rate in Springfield was a bit lower than one might expect, but Lynn is very polished and could find himself making spot starts for the Cards as early as this summer.