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John Lamb

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

W-L

0-2

ERA

5.40

WHIP

1.65

K

11

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lamb was part of the haul the Reds received in the Johnny Cueto deal. He's a risky prospect given his injury history, but he also has considerable upside. He demonstrated that upside in his big league...

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2016 ADP:  475.34

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 205   DOB: 7/10/1990   BORN: La Palma, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 5th Rd   

May 21, 2016  –  John Lamb News

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Lamb (0-2) allowed four runs, three of which were earned, on six hits and three walks while striking out three over six innings to take the loss Saturday against the Mariners.

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John Lamb 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
2009 18 R BUR 6 6 0 27.3 24 12 4 25 9 2 2 0 3.99 1.21
2009 18 R IDA 8 8 0 41.3 33 17 4 46 11 3 1 0 3.72 1.06
2010 19 A BUR 7 8 0 40.0 26 7 2 43 17 2 3 0 0 0 1.58 1.08
2010 19 A WIL 7 13 0 74.2 58 13 1 90 15 6 3 0 0 0 1.57 0.98
2010 19 AA NOR 7 7 0 33.0 37 20 2 26 13 2 1 0 0 0 5.45 1.52
2011 20 AA NOR 8 8 0 35.0 33 12 3 22 13 1 2 0 0 0 3.09 1.31
2012 21 R IDA 2 2 0 7.1 9 6 2 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 7.36 1.55
2012 21 R SUR 2 4 0 5.2 6 4 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.35 1.54
2013 22 A WIL 3 19 0 92.2 109 58 13 76 19 4 12 0 0 0 5.63 1.39
2013 22 AAA OMA 3 3 0 16.0 15 12 1 10 7 1 2 0 0 0 6.75 1.38
2014 23 AAA OMA 27 26 0 138.1 137 61 19 131 68 8 10 0 0 0 3.97 1.48
2015 24 AAA LOU 3 3 0 17.0 14 5 0 21 7 1 1 0 0 0 2.65 1.24
2015 24 AAA OMA 17 17 0 94.1 80 28 7 96 29 9 1 0 0 0 2.67 1.16
2015 24 MAJ CIN 10 10 0 49.7 58 32 8 58 19 1 5 0 0 0 5.80 1.55
2016 25 AAA LOU 3 3 0 13.2 25 14 1 12 3 1 2 0 0 0 9.22 2.12
2016 25 MAJ CIN 4 4 0 20.0 24 12 3 11 9 0 2 0 0 0 5.40 1.65
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3-Year Averages     10 10 0 49.7 58 32 8 58 19 1 5 0 0 0 5.80 1.55
Career  (View All)     14 14 0 69.7 82 44 11 69 28 1 7 0 5.68 1.58

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John Lamb 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
May. 21 Sea 6.0 6 4 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.40 1.65
May. 16 @Cle 4.0 10 7 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.79 1.71
May. 8 Mil 4.0 2 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.80 1.20
May. 3 SF 6.0 6 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.50 1.50
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
10.0 16 11 10 2 5 4 0 0 0 0-2 0 0 0 9.00 2.10
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
20.0 24 13 12 3 9 11 0 0 0 0-2 0 0 0 5.40 1.65
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
20.0 24 13 12 3 9 11 0 0 0 0-2 0 0 0 5.40 1.65

John Lamb Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201627355101.238
20154913614603.341

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016658419502.317
2015171451344805.284

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201616.001010732.811.31
201527.7130341657.161.81

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20164.001012015.753.00
201522.002024334.091.23
John Lamb 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
2009 18 R BUR 6 6 27.3 8.23 2.96 2.78 1.32 72.4% 3.99 4.26 .277
2009 18 R IDA 8 8 41.3 10.02 2.40 4.18 0.87 67.5% 3.72 3.03 .291
2010 19 A BUR 7 8 40.0 9.68 3.83 2.53 0.45 87.8% 1.58 3.20 .256
2010 19 A WIL 7 13 74.2 10.92 1.82 6.00 0.12 83.3% 1.57 1.68 .323
2010 19 AA NOR 7 7 33.0 7.09 3.55 2.00 0.55 62.5% 5.45 3.87 .343
2011 20 AA NOR 8 8 35.0 5.66 3.34 1.69 0.77 79.1% 3.09 4.26 .281
2012 21 R IDA 2 2 7.1 10.14 2.54 4.00 2.54 55.6% 7.36 5.45 .368
2012 21 R SUR 2 4 5.2 10.38 3.46 3.00 0.00 50% 6.35 2.05 .409
2013 22 A WIL 3 19 92.2 7.42 1.85 4.00 1.27 60.9% 5.63 4.13 .343
2013 22 AAA OMA 3 3 16.0 5.63 3.94 1.43 0.56 47.6% 6.75 4.45 .285
2014 23 AAA OMA 27 26 138.1 8.54 4.43 1.93 1.24 77.4% 3.97 4.76 .313
2015 24 AAA LOU 3 3 17.0 11.12 3.71 3.00 0.00 76.2% 2.65 2.14 .342
2015 24 AAA OMA 17 17 94.1 9.18 2.77 3.31 0.67 79.4% 2.67 3.18 .301
2015 24 MAJ CIN 10 10 49.7 10.51 3.44 3.05 1.45 1.15 65.2% 91.1 MPH 5.80 4.23 .379
2016 25 AAA LOU 3 3 13.2 8.18 2.05 4.00 0.68 51.9% 9.22 3.28 .488
2016 25 MAJ CIN 4 4 20.0 4.95 4.05 1.22 1.35 1.32 70% 89.0 MPH 5.40 5.40 .316
Today's Projections     0 1 4.8 8.42 3.62 2.33 1.22 65.1% 5.36 1.09 .327
Next 7 Days     0 2 9.5 8.26 3.38 2.45 1.26 63.3% 5.52 4.31 .324
Rest Of Season     0 21 103.2 7.44 3.74 1.99 1.45 67.5% 5.27 4.89 .309
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3-Year Averages     10 10 49.7 10.51 3.44 3.05 1.45 65.2% 5.80 4.11 .379
Career     14 14 69.7 8.91 3.62 2.46 1.42 66.7% 5.68 4.52 .358

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2016 Stat Review for John Lamb    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.22 K/BB
TERRIBLE
4.95 K/9
TERRIBLE
4.05 BB/9
TERRIBLE
89.0 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.4 HR/9
POOR
1.32 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.40 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.65 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.40 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.316 BABIP
HIGH
70.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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John Lamb: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lamb had no feel for his curveball or change-up in Monday's start against the Indians, limiting him to a straight fastball and cutter, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Lamb (0-1) got beat up in his return from a thumb injury, allowing seven runs in four innings in Monday's loss to the Indians. He allowed 10 hits and walked two while striking out just one.

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Lamb (thumb) remains on track to make his scheduled start Monday, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Lamb's next scheduled start has been pushed back from Saturday to Monday.

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Lamb (thumb) threw a bullpen session Wednesday and announced that he is hopeful to make his next scheduled start, John Fay of WCPO in Cincinnati reports.

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Lamb (thumb) is expected to make his next scheduled start, but Reds may use an off day in the schedule this week to push it back, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Lamb (thumb) allowed one run on two hits and one walk while striking out three over four innings, but received no decision Sunday against the Brewers.

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Lamb sprained his left thumb in the fifth inning of Sunday's game against the Brewers, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Lamb has been trying to work his fastball velocity back up to the lower-90s range since his 2011 Tommy John surgery, but simply hasn't been quite the same since the procedure. The left-hander did show a few encouraging signs in his 2014 performance, however, as he posted his highest innings total (138.1) and lowest ERA (3.97) since his pre-surgery days. He did have a tough time keeping the ball in the park, giving up 19 homers, and that's likely what kept him from seeing his first career taste of MLB action. If Lamb can continue to improve in his age-24 season, there's a chance he could represent a wild card candidate for an occasional spot start in 2015.

2012

Lamb pitched only 35 innings in 2011 before suffering an elbow injury in June that required Tommy John surgery to correct. Before the setback, he had 22 strikeouts and 13 walks with a 3.09 ERA at Double-A Northwest Arkansas. His rehab should eat up a good chunk of the 2012 season and it's likely that we won't see the real John Lamb back on the mound until 2013. Prior to the surgery, Lamb was arguably the top pitching prospect in the Royals system and would have likely made his MLB debut this season.

2011

Lamb is moving quickly through the Royals' system, earning two promotions to Double-A last season, but still figures to be a year off from helping KC. He's a strikeout pitcher who has shown decent control and sports a 3.54 K:BB ratio.