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John Lamb

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

W-L

1-7

ERA

6.43

WHIP

1.64

K

58

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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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Arm
LEAGUE: AAA    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   

September 9, 2016  –  John Lamb News

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Lamb was not a part of the Reds' September callups because of a flex mass tendon injury, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

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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 IDA 8 8 0 41.3 33 17 4 46 11 3 1 0 3.72 1.06
2009 18 R BUR 6 6 0 27.3 24 12 4 25 9 2 2 0 3.99 1.21
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 A BUR 7 8 0 40.0 26 7 2 43 17 2 3 0 0 0 1.58 1.08
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 SUR 2 4 0 5.2 6 4 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.35 1.54
2012 21 R IDA 2 2 0 7.1 9 6 2 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 7.36 1.55
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 OMA 17 17 0 94.1 80 28 7 96 29 9 1 0 0 0 2.67 1.16
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 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 6 6 0 29.1 35 17 1 26 9 2 2 0 0 0 5.22 1.51
2016 25 MAJ CIN 14 14 0 70.0 84 50 14 58 31 1 7 0 0 0 6.43 1.64
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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)     24 24 0 119.7 142 82 22 116 50 2 12 0 6.17 1.60

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John Lamb Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
John Lamb Minors 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 ERA WHIP
Aug. 2 Toledo 4.0 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 1.50
Jul. 27 Charlotte 6.0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 W 0 0.00 0.67
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
10.0 6 1 0 0 4 4 1 0 0 1-0 0 0.00 1.00

John Lamb Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167714719102.279
20154913614603.341

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201624144246515012.311
2015171451344805.284

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201640.7030301795.311.50
201527.7130341657.161.81

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201629.3140281457.981.84
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 IDA 8 8 41.3 10.02 2.40 4.18 0.87 67.5% 3.72 3.03 .291
2009 18 R BUR 6 6 27.3 8.23 2.96 2.78 1.32 72.4% 3.99 4.26 .277
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 A BUR 7 8 40.0 9.68 3.83 2.53 0.45 87.8% 1.58 3.20 .256
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 SUR 2 4 5.2 10.38 3.46 3.00 0.00 50% 6.35 2.05 .409
2012 21 R IDA 2 2 7.1 10.14 2.54 4.00 2.54 55.6% 7.36 5.45 .368
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 OMA 17 17 94.1 9.18 2.77 3.31 0.67 79.4% 2.67 3.18 .301
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 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 6 6 29.1 8.04 2.78 2.89 0.31 62.8% 5.22 2.99 .378
2016 25 MAJ CIN 14 14 70.0 7.46 3.99 1.87 1.80 1.37 64.4% 89.4 MPH 6.43 5.51 .334
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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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     24 24 119.7 8.72 3.76 2.32 1.65 64.7% 6.17 4.95 .351

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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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1.87 K/BB
TERRIBLE
7.46 K/9
WEAK
3.99 BB/9
TERRIBLE
89.4 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.8 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.37 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.43 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.64 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.51 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.334 BABIP
HIGH
64.4% Strand Rate
LOW

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

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Lamb (1-7) allowed nine runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out three over two innings to take the loss Saturday against the Brewers.

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Lamb (1-6) pitched well enough to win, but took the loss in a 4-2 defeat against the Marlins on Saturday. He allowed three runs (two earned) on six hits and struck out nine over five innings in the loss.

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Lamb (1-5) got shelled for eight runs on eight hits, including three home runs, and four walks over 4.1 innings Sunday while striking out five in a 12-1 loss to the Nationals.

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Lamb (1-4) tossed six innings, allowing two runs, six hits and one walk while striking out seven in Tuesday's game against the Cubs. He did not factor in the decision

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Lamb gave up four runs (three earned) on four hits and three walks in 5.1 innings Thursday against the Padres. He struck out four and didn't factor into the decision.

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Lamb allowed one run on three hits and four walks while striking out eight over 5.1 innings, but received no decision Friday at the Astros.

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Lamb struggled Sunday against the A's, giving up four runs on seven hits and two walks in four innings. Two of those hits were homers from right-handed batters Marcus Semien and Jake Smolinski.

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Lamb (1-3) pitched a season-best 7.1 innings, allowing three runs (one earned), four hits and two walks while striking out season-high five in a no-decision Tuesday against the Cardinals.

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The Reds are debating between removing Lamb, Alfredo Simon and Jon Moscot from the rotation to make room for Anthony DeSclafani this weekend, 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.