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Ben Lively

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2017 Stats

W-L

3-6

ERA

3.94

WHIP

1.26

K

47

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lively began 2016 with Double-A Reading, registering an impressive 1.87 ERA in nine starts. This earned him a promotion to Triple-A Lehigh Valley midway through the season. His numbers dipped a little...

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2017 ADP:  696.82

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 190   DOB: 3/5/1992   BORN: Pensacola, FL   COLLEGE: UCF   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Drafted by the Reds in the 4th round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft.

September 17, 2017  –  Ben Lively News

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Lively allowed two runs on two hits while striking out two batters Saturday against the Athletics. He didn't factor into the decision.

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Ben Lively 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
2013 21 R BIL 1 12 0 37.0 21 3 0 49 12 0 3 0 0 0 0.73 0.89
2013 21 A DAY 1 1 0 4.0 2 1 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.25 0.75
2014 22 A+ BAK 13 13 0 79.0 57 20 6 95 16 10 1 0 0 0 2.28 0.92
2014 22 AA PEN 13 13 0 72.0 60 31 7 76 36 3 6 0 0 0 3.88 1.33
2015 23 AA REA 25 25 0 143.2 160 66 14 111 45 8 7 0 0 0 4.13 1.43
2016 24 AA REA 19 9 0 53.0 35 11 1 49 15 7 0 0 0 0 1.87 0.94
2016 24 AAA LEH 19 19 1 117.2 83 40 10 90 27 11 5 0 0 0 3.06 0.94
2017 25 AAA LEH 16 16 0 97.0 91 34 3 82 22 7 5 0 0 0 3.15 1.16
2017 25 MAJ PHI 13 13 0 77.7 76 34 10 47 22 3 6 0 0 0 3.94 1.26
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Career  (View All)     13 13 0 77.7 76 34 10 47 22 3 6 0 3.94 1.26

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Ben Lively 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
Sep. 16 Oak 3.0 2 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.94 1.26
Sep. 10 @Was 8.0 6 3 3 1 1 7 1 0 1 L 0 0 0 3.86 1.29
Sep. 5 @NYM 7.0 4 1 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.92 1.34
Aug. 31 @Mia 6.0 7 2 2 0 1 5 2 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.22 1.37
Aug. 26 ChC 5.0 5 6 6 4 2 8 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.36 1.38
Aug. 20 @SF 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.70 1.38
Jul. 5 Pit 4.0 5 4 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.80 1.38
Jun. 30 @NYM 6.3 5 2 2 0 4 2 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.72 1.37
Jun. 24 @Ari 5.3 7 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.90 1.36
Jun. 18 Ari 6.0 8 3 3 2 1 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.33 1.37
Jun. 13 @Bos 7.0 8 3 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 8 5 5 2 1 9 2 0 1 0-1 0 0 0 4.09 0.82
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
29.0 24 14 14 6 7 26 5 0 1 2-2 0 0 0 4.34 1.07
Last 60 Games (Team)
11 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
63.7 63 33 30 10 17 44 6 1 1 2-5 0 0 0 4.24 1.26
Ben Lively Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days 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 ERA WHIP
Aug. 15 Norfolk 6.0 8 2 2 0 2 6 0 0 0 L 0 3.00 1.67
Aug. 10 Charlotte 4.0 10 7 7 1 3 4 0 0 0 L 0 15.75 3.25
Aug. 5 Buffalo 6.0 6 4 3 0 4 5 0 0 0 L 0 4.50 1.67
Jul. 28 Durham 4.0 5 3 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 L 0 4.50 1.50
Jul. 25 Gwinnett 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
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
5 Games:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
20.0 29 16 14 1 10 19 0 0 0 0-4 0 6.30 1.95

Ben Lively Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017159181537826.264

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017165297391714.260

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201725.012020775.041.24

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201752.7240271533.421.27
Ben Lively vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Ben Lively 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
2013 21 R BIL 1 12 37.0 11.92 2.92 4.08 0.00 90.9% 0.73 1.61 .275
2013 21 A DAY 1 1 4.0 15.75 2.25 7.00 0.00 66.7% 2.25 0.45 .318
2014 22 A+ BAK 13 13 79.0 10.82 1.82 5.94 0.68 79.1% 2.28 2.43 .285
2014 22 AA PEN 13 13 72.0 9.50 4.50 2.11 0.88 73% 3.88 4.02 .294
2015 23 AA REA 25 25 143.2 6.98 2.83 2.47 0.88 72.8% 4.13 4.01 .333
2016 24 AA REA 19 9 53.0 8.32 2.55 3.27 0.17 79.6% 1.87 2.45 .253
2016 24 AAA LEH 19 19 117.2 6.91 2.07 3.33 0.77 70% 3.06 3.54 .233
2017 25 AAA LEH 16 16 97.0 7.61 2.04 3.73 0.28 71.8% 3.15 2.72 .315
2017 25 MAJ PHI 13 13 77.7 5.45 2.55 2.14 1.16 0.98 72.7% 91.4 MPH 3.94 4.78 .277
Today's Projections     0 1 5.3 5.27 2.85 1.85 1.11 72.1% 3.99 1.39 .270
Next 7 Days     0 2 10.6 5.14 2.75 1.87 1.01 70.9% 4.01 4.44 .272
Rest Of Season     0 2 10.6 5.14 2.75 1.87 1.01 70.9% 4.01 4.44 .272
Career     13 13 77.7 5.45 2.55 2.14 1.16 72.7% 3.94 4.54 .277

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Ben Lively Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 P 74.7 -1 6 -1 0 22 -2 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2017 P 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Ben Lively    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.14 K/BB
WEAK
5.45 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.55 BB/9
GOOD
91.4 MPH Fastball
WEAK
1.2 HR/9
WEAK
0.98 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.94 ERA
AVERAGE
1.26 WHIP
AVERAGE
4.78 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.277 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
72.7% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Ben Lively: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lively (3-6) picked up a loss after allowing three runs on six hits over eight innings in a 3-2 loss to the Nationals on Sunday. He struck out seven and walked one.

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Lively (3-5) held the Mets to a single run on four hits and three walks over seven innings en route to the win Tuesday. He struck out four.

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Lively (2-5) beat the Marlins with six innings of two-run ball Thursday, allowing just six hits with one walk and five strikeouts.

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Lively (1-5) allowed six runs on five hits and two walks while striking out eight across five innings to take the loss Saturday against the Cubs.

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Lively tossed six innings of two-run, six-hit ball Sunday against the Giants but came away with a no-decision.

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Lively was promoted from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and will start Sunday against the Giants, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Lively will be recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday to start against the Giants, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.

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Lively is a candidate to start Tuesday for the Phillies, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Lively (knee) allowed three runs on six hits over six innings for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Saturday.

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Lively will have his next start at Triple-A Lehigh Valley pushed back a few days after he was hit in the back of his left knee by a line drive Friday, Michael Blouse of the Allentown Morning Call reports.

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2015

A fourth-round pick in the 2013 draft out of the University of Central Florida, Lively flew in a little under the prospect radar before last year, but dominated the High-A California League before holding his own at Double-A over the second half of the season. Much like organization-mate Tony Cingrani, scouts aren't in love with Lively's repertoire of pitches, suggesting that his command and ability to use what he has won't last as he progresses up the ladder. For what it's worth, Lively's walk rate more than doubled at Pensacola, suggesting that the scouts might be right about him. He'll likely begin 2015 back in Double-A, and he's behind Robert Stephenson and Mike Lorenzen on the team's prospect list.