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Colby Lewis

34-Year-Old Pitcher – Texas Rangers

2014 Stats

W-L

6-7

ERA

6.37

WHIP

1.84

K

78

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lewis never returned from last year's torn flexor tendon injury, suffering a few setbacks during the rehab process and then undergoing hip resurfacing surgery in August. He returned to the Rangers on ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 240   DOB: 8/2/1979   BORN: Bakersfield, CA   COLLEGE: Bakersfield (CA) JC      Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a minor league deal with the Rangers in November of 2013.

July 24, 2014  –  Colby Lewis News

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Lewis (6-8) allowed three runs on four hits and three walks over 6.1 innings in Thursday's loss to the Yankees. He struck out just two.

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Colby Lewis 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
2006 26 AAA TOL 25 25 0 154.7 158 65 13 111 38 7 7 0 3.78 1.27
2006 26 MAJ DET 2 0 0 3.0 8 1 1 5 1 0 0 0 3.00 3.00
2007 27 AAA SAC 15 15 0 95.7 70 20 8 97 23 8 3 0 1.88 0.97
2007 27 MAJ OAK 26 1 0 37.7 44 27 7 23 14 0 2 0 6.45 1.54
2008 28 JPN JPN 26 26 2 178.0 151 53 12 183 27 15 8 0 2.68 1.00
2009 29 JPN JPN 29 0 1 176.0 156 58 13 186 19 11 9 0 2.97 0.99
2010 30 MAJ TEX 32 32 0 201.0 174 83 21 196 65 12 13 0 0 0 3.72 1.19
2011 31 MAJ TEX 32 32 1 200.3 187 98 35 169 56 14 10 0 0 0 4.40 1.21
2012 32 MAJ TEX 16 16 0 105.0 99 40 16 93 14 6 6 0 0 0 3.43 1.08
2013 33 AA FRI 5 5 0 18.0 23 14 4 15 4 0 1 0 0 0 7.00 1.50
2013 33 AAA ROU 5 2 0 6.0 10 6 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 9.00 2.33
2014 34 AAA ROU 1 1 0 5.0 4 2 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 3.60 1.40
2014 34 MAJ TEX 17 17 0 89.0 135 63 11 78 29 6 7 0 0 0 6.37 1.84
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3-Year Averages     24 24 0 152.7 143 69 25 131 35 10 8 0 0 0 4.07 1.17
Career  (View All)     169 131 1 812.7 865 446 119 691 288 50 51 0 4.94 1.42

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Colby Lewis 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
Jul. 24 @NYY 6.3 4 3 3 0 3 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.23 1.79
Jul. 19 @Tor 5.0 8 2 2 0 3 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 6.37 1.84
Jul. 10 LAA 2.3 13 13 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.54 1.82
Jul. 5 @NYM 6.0 8 3 2 1 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.51 1.71
Jun. 29 Min 6.0 5 2 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.71 1.74
Jun. 24 Det 6.3 9 4 4 2 0 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.94 1.82
Jun. 16 @Oak 5.3 10 5 5 1 3 2 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 5.97 1.86
Jun. 10 Mia 5.0 7 3 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.74 1.81
Jun. 5 Bal 5.0 7 5 5 1 2 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.77 1.77
May. 30 @Was 5.7 9 6 5 1 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.44 1.77
May. 25 @Det 5.7 5 2 2 0 5 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.10 1.75
May. 20 Sea 6.0 9 5 5 0 3 6 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.40 1.75
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.6 IP/G
13.7 25 18 16 1 6 8 1 1 0 0-3 0 0 0 10.54 2.27
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
32.0 47 27 24 4 6 29 1 1 0 1-4 0 0 0 6.75 1.66
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
64.7 94 53 49 7 25 51 2 2 0 3-6 0 0 0 6.82 1.84

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Colby Lewis Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20142293816841835.400
201224747115811212.252

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20141934013511206.297
2012180463411024.236

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201445.0150371068.401.91
201249.742053853.261.21

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201444.0520411954.301.77
201255.3240406113.580.96
Colby Lewis 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
2006 26 AAA TOL 25 25 154.7 6.46 2.21 2.92 0.76 71.6% 3.78 3.73 .308
2006 26 MAJ DET 2 0 3.0 15.00 3.00 5.00 3.00 3.00 100% 3.00 5.23 .669
2007 27 AAA SAC 15 15 95.7 9.13 2.16 4.22 0.75 85.9% 1.88 3.01 .264
2007 27 MAJ OAK 26 1 37.7 5.50 3.35 1.64 1.67 0.75 60.8% 6.45 5.55 .308
2008 28 JPN JPN 26 26 178.0 9.25 1.37 6.78 0.61 75.3% 2.68 2.48 .304
2009 29 JPN JPN 29 0 176.0 9.51 0.97 9.79 0.66 72.2% 2.97 2.37 .315
2010 30 MAJ TEX 32 32 201.0 8.78 2.91 3.02 0.94 0.89 71.6% 90.1 MPH 3.72 3.67 .292
2011 31 MAJ TEX 32 32 200.3 7.59 2.52 3.02 1.57 0.71 69.7% 89.0 MPH 4.40 4.71 .277
2012 32 MAJ TEX 16 16 105.0 7.97 1.20 6.64 1.37 0.70 75.3% 87.9 MPH 3.43 3.98 .290
2013 33 AA FRI 5 5 18.0 7.50 2.00 3.75 2.00 56.5% 7.00 5.09 .347
2013 33 AAA ROU 5 2 6.0 6.00 6.00 1.00 1.50 61.5% 9.00 6.03 .411
2014 34 AAA ROU 1 1 5.0 3.60 5.40 0.67 0.00 71.4% 3.60 4.80 .248
2014 34 MAJ TEX 17 17 89.0 7.89 2.93 2.69 1.11 0.87 66% 88.6 MPH 6.37 4.17 .418
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.3 7.85 2.42 3.25 1.19 67.2% 5.33 3.98 .368
Rest Of Season     0 11 61.1 7.85 2.41 3.25 1.20 67.3% 5.33 4.00 .368
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3-Year Averages     24 24 152.7 7.72 2.06 3.74 1.47 71.2% 4.07 4.30 .283
Career     169 131 812.7 7.65 3.19 2.40 1.32 68.4% 4.94 4.50 .318

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2014 Stat Review for Colby Lewis    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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2.69 K/BB
WEAK
7.89 K/9
GOOD
2.93 BB/9
WEAK
88.6 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.1 HR/9
WEAK
0.87 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.37 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.84 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.17 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.418 BABIP
HIGH
66.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Colby Lewis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lewis was tagged for 13 runs -- 11 earned -- and 13 hits in just 2.1 innings against the Angels on Thursday.

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Lewis struck out seven and gave up three runs (two earned) on eight hits over six innings in a winning effort against the Mets on Saturday.

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Lewis had his best outing of the year Sunday against the Twins, allowing two runs over six innings, giving up five hits and no walks while striking out eight.

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Lewis gave up four earned runs on nine hits and six strikeouts in 6.1 innings Tuesday against the Tigers.

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Lewis will have his Sunday start pushed back to next week in order to keep Yu Darvish on regular rest, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Lewis notched the win Monday after allowing five runs on 10 hits in 5.1 innings against the A's.

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Lewis yielded three earned runs on seven hits and four walks in five innings while striking out three batters in the Rangers' 8-5 loss to the Marlins Tuesday.

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Lewis gave up five runs and seven hits in just five innings Thursday, but recorded a no-decision.

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Lewis allowed six runs (five earned) on nine hits, walking two and striking out five over 5.2 innings of a 9-2 loss against the Nationals on Friday night.

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Lewis (4-3) allowed five hits, five walks and two earned runs with two strikeouts over 5.2 innings in Sunday's victory over the Tigers.

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Lewis gave up five earned runs on nine hits and three walks in six innings Tuesday against the Mariners.

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The Rangers are expected to move Lewis back from his scheduled start Sunday against the Blue Jays, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Lewis was limited to just 16 starts, eventually requiring surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon in his right (throwing) forearm that is expected to sideline him until late June at a minimum. When healthy, Lewis continued to be a solid innings eater, posting good peripherals across the board. Texas signed him to an incentive-heavy, one-year deal in late September, keeping Lewis off the free agent market. He's a decent bet to turn in 15 solid starts from late June onward if his rehab goes as planned, so don't dismiss him entirely on draft day.

2012

Lewis enjoyed another fine season, though a spike in home runs allowed raised his ERA over half a run from his 2010 season despite similar peripherals. He posted ERAs of 4.90 or greater in four of the six months, though his post-break peripherals (73:23 K:BB, 80 hits allowed and just 12 homers in 87.1 innings) were a marked improvement over his first-half numbers despite a similar ERA. He allowed a whopping 22 homers in just 92.2 innings pitching at home (compared to just seven allowed in 87 innings at home the year prior). His true value lies somewhere between his past two seasons, which should result in 200 innings, 180 strikeouts, and an ERA around 4.00.

2011

Lewis' return from a few seasons in Japan was a resounding success, despite a poor 12-13 record. He fanned 196 batters in 201 innings, and although his post All-Star break ERA (4.18) was nearly a full run higher than his pre-break numbers, his peripherals remained strong (91:27 K:BB ratio in 90.1 innings) and he's a good bet to be one of the better starters in the AL again in 2011. Go the extra buck or two in leagues that reward strikeouts.

2010

Lewis is headed back to MLB after going 26-17 with a 2.82 ERA in 55 games the last two seasons for the Hiroshima Carp with an impressive 369:46 K:BB ratio in 354.1 innings. He could get a shot to win a spot in a major league rotation given his success in Japan.

2008

Lewis pitched well enough at Triple-A Sacramento to get a look in the majors, but didn't pitch well enough once promoted to convince the A's he could contribute in 2008. Claimed, and later released, by the Royals this winter and Lewis now plans to play in Japan in 2008.

2006

Lewis missed all of last season recovering from rotator cuff surgery. He started throwing in the Instructional League and could make some appearances this spring if he doesn't suffer any setbacks. A rehab assignment at Triple-A will be necessary before the Tigers consider bringing Lewis to the majors.

2005

Lewis, who was claimed off waivers by the Tigers in October, is expected to miss the first half of the 2005 season while recovering from rotator cuff surgery. He has been very successful at the minor league level, but struggled in his major league stint with Texas in 2004. When he does return from his injury, Lewis will probably be sent to Triple-A Toledo and has little chance of making it back to the majors this year.

2004

Another young Texas arm, another disappointing season. It's the same pattern for Lewis as it is with the Rangers' other young pitchers, too: a terrible K:BB rate, to the point where there's no choice but to send them back to Triple-A for a few starts, only to see the pattern repeat itself upon pitching in the bigs again. Lewis went 4-0 in September and lowered his season ERA to 7.30, by nearly a full run. Whether that's a sign for hope or an indication of how futile his season had been prior to September is left up to the reader to decide.

2003

Lewis was jerked between the Triple-A rotation and major league bullpen before finally getting regular work as a starter for Texas in September. Not surprisingly, he struggled with his control in the big leagues and was sent to winter ball to pitch 30 innings to refine his control a bit. Was it a success? Lewis walked 11 hitters in 22.2 innings before being shut down for good with fatigue.