Luke Bard
Luke Bard
29-Year-Old PitcherRP
Los Angeles Angels
2020 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a one-year contract with the Angels in February of 2019.
Optioned to alternate camp
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
August 8, 2020
Bard was optioned to the Angels' alternate training site Saturday, Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times reports.
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Bard has made one relief appearance for the Angels this season. He'll return to the alternate training site after Patrick Sandoval was recalled ahead of his start Saturday. While Bard wasn't used much during his time on the active roster, he could return to the major-league bullpen at some point after he was effective in his lone appearance.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
21
Last 10 Games
21
Last 5 Games
21
How many pitches does Luke Bard generally throw?
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Luke Bard generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-30%
BAA vs RHP
2020
 
 
-33%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-35%
BAA vs RHP
2018
 
 
-9%
BAA vs RHP
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2018vs Left .278 109 25 9 27 4 0 7
Since 2018vs Right .195 148 29 9 26 2 0 5
2020vs Left .500 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
2020vs Right .333 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
2019vs Left .290 76 15 6 20 4 0 4
2019vs Right .189 123 25 7 21 2 0 4
2018vs Left .231 31 10 3 6 0 0 3
2018vs Right .211 22 3 2 4 0 0 1
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-52%
ERA on Road
2020
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2019
 
 
-42%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-100%
ERA on Road
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2018Home 5.90 1.26 39.2 0 3 0 7.7 3.2 2.5
Since 2018Away 2.86 0.95 22.0 3 0 0 8.2 1.6 0.4
2020Home 0.00 2.00 1.0 0 0 0 9.0 0.0 0.0
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Home 5.70 1.20 30.0 0 3 0 6.9 2.7 2.1
2019Away 3.32 0.95 19.0 3 0 0 8.1 1.9 0.5
2018Home 7.27 1.38 8.2 0 0 0 10.4 5.2 4.2
2018Away 0.00 1.00 3.0 0 0 0 9.0 0.0 0.0
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Stat Review
How does Luke Bard compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
0.00
 
K/9
9.0
 
BB/9
0.0
 
HR/9
0.0
 
Fastball
94.7 mph
 
ERA
0.00
 
WHIP
2.00
 
BABIP
.524
 
GB/FB
1.00
 
Left On Base
100.0%
 
Exit Velocity
84.3 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
0.0%
 
Spin Rate
2827 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
16.7%
 
Swinging Strike
14.3%
 
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Joins big-league club
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
July 29, 2020
Bard was recalled from the alternate training site Wednesday.
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Doesn't make Opening Day roster
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
July 23, 2020
Bard is not included on the Angels' 30-man roster.
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Sent to Triple-A
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
March 25, 2020
Bard was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday.
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Thriving since latest callup
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
September 28, 2019
Bard has retired 23 straight batters and owns a 1.93 ERA over 14 innings in September.
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Opening Thursday
PLos Angeles Angels  AAA
September 4, 2019
Bard will serve as the opener Thursday at Oakland, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
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