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Tyler Lyons

29-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2016 Stats

W-L

2-0

ERA

3.38

WHIP

1.02

K

46

SV

0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Until going down with a knee injury in July, all signs had been pointing up for Lyons. After throwing pitching to a 5.19 ERA in the first month of the season, he posted a lower ERA in each of the foll...

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2017 ADP:  698

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Knee     EST. RETURN:  4/19/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 210   DOB: 2/21/1988
BORN: Lubbock, TX   COLLEGE: Oklahoma State  DRAFTED: 9th Rd   

March 25, 2017  –  Tyler Lyons News

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Lyons (knee) will open the season on the disabled list, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Tyler Lyons 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
2011 23 A+ PAL 33 12 1 94.0 93 47 8 79 29 9 4 1 0 0 4.50 1.30
2012 24 AA SPR 15 12 0 64.1 70 28 6 54 19 5 4 0 0 0 3.92 1.39
2012 24 AAA MEM 15 15 0 88.1 87 42 9 89 18 4 9 0 0 0 4.28 1.19
2013 25 AAA MEM 17 16 0 100.1 85 37 6 86 19 7 2 0 0 0 3.32 1.04
2013 25 MAJ STL 12 8 0 53.0 49 28 5 43 16 2 4 0 0 0 4.75 1.23
2014 26 AA SPR 1 1 0 2.0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
2014 26 AAA MEM 14 14 1 81.1 94 40 9 75 18 8 2 0 0 0 4.43 1.38
2014 26 MAJ STL 11 4 0 36.7 33 18 4 36 11 0 4 0 0 0 4.42 1.20
2015 27 AAA MEM 16 16 1 94.2 104 33 12 96 13 9 5 0 0 0 3.14 1.24
2015 27 MAJ STL 17 8 0 60.0 59 25 12 60 15 3 1 0 0 0 3.75 1.23
2016 28 MAJ STL 30 0 0 48.0 35 18 9 46 14 2 0 0 0 4 3.38 1.02
2017 Spring Training 29   STL 1 0 0 1.0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 18.00 3.00
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3-Year Averages     19 4 0 48.2 42 20 8 47 13 1 1 0 0 1 3.73 1.14
Career  (View All)     70 20 0 197.7 176 89 30 185 56 7 9 0 4.05 1.17

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Tyler Lyons 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. 30 @Mia 0.7 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.02
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)
1 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.7 IP/G
0.7 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 27.00 4.50

Tyler Lyons Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20167114510002.156
20156316613203.232
2014371233000.091

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201611632925707.234
201519244946719.258
201411824830614.280

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201625.720027552.450.94
201532.310033783.901.21
201419.702018436.411.17

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201622.300019944.431.12
201527.721027843.581.27
201417.002018712.121.24
Tyler Lyons 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
2011 23 A+ PAL 33 12 94.0 7.56 2.78 2.72 0.77 65.8% 4.50 3.68 .314
2012 24 AA SPR 15 12 64.1 7.58 2.67 2.84 0.84 73.5% 3.92 3.67 .335
2012 24 AAA MEM 15 15 88.1 9.09 1.84 4.94 0.92 65.6% 4.28 3.19 .329
2013 25 AAA MEM 17 16 100.1 7.73 1.71 4.53 0.54 68.4% 3.32 3.01 .287
2013 25 MAJ STL 12 8 53.0 7.30 2.72 2.69 0.85 1.48 61.7% 89.8 MPH 4.75 3.88 .292
2014 26 AA SPR 1 1 2.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 4.50 0.20 .532
2014 26 AAA MEM 14 14 81.1 8.32 2.00 4.17 1.00 69.9% 4.43 3.46 .356
2014 26 MAJ STL 11 4 36.7 8.84 2.70 3.27 0.98 1.27 65% 89.7 MPH 4.42 3.72 .301
2015 27 AAA MEM 16 16 94.2 9.17 1.24 7.38 1.15 80% 3.14 3.30 .352
2015 27 MAJ STL 17 8 60.0 9.00 2.25 4.00 1.80 1.25 79% 90.1 MPH 3.75 4.60 .301
2016 28 MAJ STL 30 0 48.0 8.63 2.63 3.29 1.69 1.28 77.5% 90.6 MPH 3.38 4.60 .225
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3-Year Averages     19 4 48.2 8.77 2.43 3.62 1.49 74.5% 3.73 4.22 .276
Career     70 20 197.7 8.42 2.55 3.30 1.37 70.8% 4.05 4.18 .282

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Tyler Lyons Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 60 2 4 2 0 32 0 60 2
2016 P 48 0 4 0 0 26 1 48 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P -1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2016 Stat Review for Tyler Lyons    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.29 K/BB
GOOD
8.63 K/9
WEAK
2.63 BB/9
GOOD
90.6 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.7 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.28 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.38 ERA
WEAK
1.02 WHIP
GREAT
4.60 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.225 BABIP
LOW
77.5% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Tyler Lyons

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Tyler Lyons: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lyons (knee) made his spring debut in Sunday's Grapefruit League victory over the Braves, giving up two earned runs on two hits and one walk. He also recorded a strikeout.

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Lyons threw his second live batting practice session of the week Thursday as he continues to rehab from offseason right knee surgery, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Lyons threw to hitters this week for the first time since his November knee surgery, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Lyons continued his rapid progress from November knee surgery by playing low-intensity catch twice this week, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports. "I'm definitely happy with where we're at," Lyons said. "I feel like every day stuff gets a little easier. Barring anything unforeseen, I'll keep progressing here on the mound."

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Lyons (knee) will be limited during the start of spring training, but could progress to mound work in about two weeks, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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2016

Lyons picked up eight mostly-spot starts for the Cardinals in 2015 while throwing 60 innings and making 17 total appearances. The 27-year-old lefty posted a solid 3.75 ERA and 1.23 WHIP while striking out an even 60. With Lance Lynn now out for the 2016 season it's possible a strong spring could earn Lyons a spot in the back-end of the rotation, though the Cards' acquisition of Mike Leake clouds the picture. Lyons is a good enough pitcher that he could carve out a full-time rotation role on many MLB teams, but for the Cardinals the most likely scenario has him spending a full season with the major league club in a similar role as last season, moving in and out of the rotation as needed.

2015

Lyons bounced around between three different levels for the Cardinals in 2014, pitching mostly in Triple-A with a single game in Double-A and 11 appearances (four starts) for the Cardinals. The 26-year-old lefty posted average numbers again but the Cardinals like his versatility, using him in spot starts and also in long- and short-relief stints. This setup is unlikely to change in 2015, meaning his fantasy value is probably slim-to-none, and almost always uncertain. He'll have no trouble sticking around with the Cardinals as he tries to grow into a consistent MLB starting pitcher, however unlikely that may be, as the Cardinals are happy to continue using him as the swiss army knife of their bullpen.

2014

In his first season in the big leagues, Lyons posted a 4.75 ERA and struggled both as a starter and reliever while bouncing between Triple-A and the majors. He's still just 26 and his xFIP (3.84) suggests that he pitched better than his initial numbers indicate, but he's likely to serve as organizational depth for the Cardinals in 2014 probably working in long relief out of the bullpen. The Cardinals will likely have three pitchers ahead of Lyons competing for the fifth spot in their rotation, so Lyons would need some injuries and excellent pitching to make his way into the rotation.