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Lance Lynn
ERA W-L K
3.33 5-4 76
Team: St. LouisHt / Wt: 6-5 / 275 NFBC ADP: 275.88
Position: SPBorn: 5/12/1987 Birthplace: Marion, Indiana
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Cardinals (2008)


Latest News
June 18 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET19:19 ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST6:49 PM VEN3:19 UAE (+1)6:19 PM CT-Lance Lynn fell to 5-4, allowing seven runs on nine hits and two walks in 4.2 innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Sunday. Lynn struck out five, ending the game with a 3.33 ERA and 1.16 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn has allowed a home run in seven consecutive starts. That's the most by a Cardinals starter since Matt Morris surrendered homers in 10 straight games in 2004. Lynn hasn't completed six innings in any of his last five starts.
June 13 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST5:26 PM VEN1:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Lance Lynn improved to 5-3, allowing three hits and four walks over 5.0 scoreless innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 6-0 on Tuesday in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Lynn struck out eight, ending the game with a 2.69 ERA and 1.09 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn owns a 1.76 ERA in his last three starts but hasn't been able to go deep into games due to control issues. Over that span, he's walked 10 in 15 1/3 innings while striking out 18 and allowing eight hits. It was his first win in seven starts.
June 7 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET22:17 ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST9:47 PM VEN6:17 UAE (+1)9:17 PM CT-Lance Lynn allowed one run on three hits and two walks in 5.0 innings as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Wednesday. Lynn struck out four, ending the game with a 2.88 ERA and 1.06 WHIP on the season.
June 2 2:43 PM PT3:43 PM MT4:43 PM CT5:43 PM ET17:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)4:43 PM CT-Lance Lynn allowed two runs on two hits and four walks in 5.1 innings as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Friday. Lynn struck out six, ending the game with a 2.97 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn is winless in his last five starts, going 0-2 with a 4.13 ERA after going 4-1 with a 2.04 ERA in his first six outings.
May 28 4:22 PM PT5:22 PM MT6:22 PM CT7:22 PM ET19:22 ET23:22 GMT7:22 4:22 PM MST6:22 PM EST6:52 PM VEN3:22 UAE (+1)6:22 PM CT-Lance Lynn fell to 4-3, allowing four runs on six hits and one walk in 5.0 innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Colorado Rockies 8-4 on Sunday. Lynn struck out three, ending the game with a 2.93 ERA and 1.06 WHIP on the season.
May 24 6:46 AM PT7:46 AM MT8:46 AM CT9:46 AM ET9:46 ET13:46 GMT21:46 6:46 AM MST8:46 AM EST9:16 AM VEN17:46 UAE8:46 AM CT-Lynn allowed one run on two hits and two walks in 8.0 innings as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday. Lynn struck out 10, ending the game with a 2.53 ERA and 1.03 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He's pitched at least six innings in six of his last seven starts.
May 17 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET0:13 ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST11:43 PM VEN8:13 UAE11:13 PM CT-Lance Lynn fell to 4-2, allowing four runs - two earned - on three hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on Tuesday. Lynn struck out four, ending the game with a 2.78 ERA and 1.13 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn pitched well for the most part, but gave up a pair of costly home runs and was further hurt by two Cardinals' errors. The right-hander is slated for a six-day rest before taking a two-start winless streak into a tough road matchup with the Dodgers next Tuesday.
May 10 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET23:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST11:00 PM VEN7:30 UAE (+1)10:30 PM CT-Lance Lynn allowed four runs on five hits and four walks in 4.0 innings as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Miami Marlins 7-5 on Wednesday. Lynn struck out five, ending the game with a 2.75 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn was likely due for a letdown after posting a stellar 0.72 ERA while winning each of his four previous starts. The right-hander will attempt to bounce back when he faces the Red Sox on Wednesday at Busch Stadium, where he's 2-0 with a 1.47 ERA in three starts this season.
May 6 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET0:25 ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST11:55 PM VEN8:25 UAE11:25 PM CT-Lance Lynn improved to 4-1, allowing four hits and two walks over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves 10-0 on Friday. Lynn struck out six, ending the game with a 2.04 ERA and 1.08 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn (4-1) has given up just two runs while winning four straight starts.
Apr. 29 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST5:26 PM VEN1:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Lance Lynn improved to 3-1, allowing one run on six hits and two walks in 6.0 innings, as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Friday. Lynn struck out five, ending the game with a 2.45 ERA and 1.09 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Lynn won his third straight start, a stretch in which he's surrendered two runs in 19 innings while striking out 17.
Apr. 22 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET22:48 ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST10:18 PM VEN6:48 UAE (+1)9:48 PM CT-Lynn pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Saturday night.
Analysis: Lynn (2-1) gave up a run and three hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked two.
Apr. 17 7:01 PM PT8:01 PM MT9:01 PM CT10:01 PM ET22:01 ET2:01 GMT10:01 7:01 PM MST9:01 PM EST9:31 PM VEN6:01 UAE (+1)9:01 PM CT-Lynn allowed three hits and struck out five while walking one over seven scoreless innings Monday against the Pirates. He also hit two batters.
Analysis: Lynn bounced back after serving up three homers and walking four batters at Washington on April 11. He next takes the ball Saturday in Milwaukee, where he is 4-1 with a 2.37 ERA in his last five starts.
Apr. 12 10:49 AM PT11:49 AM MT12:49 PM CT1:49 PM ET13:49 ET17:49 GMT1:49 10:49 AM MST12:49 PM EST1:19 PM VEN21:49 UAE12:49 PM CT-Lynn allowed four runs on three homers in five innings of Tuesday's 8-3 loss to Washington.
Analysis: Lynn is 0-1 with a 5.23 ERA in his first two starts.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2011 StL 1 1 1 - 2 18 2 0 34.2 25 12 12 3 11 1 40 1.04 3.12
2012 StL 18 7 0 - 0 35 29 0 176.0 168 76 74 16 64 3 180 1.32 3.78
2013 StL 15 10 0 - 0 33 33 0 201.2 189 92 89 14 76 0 198 1.31 3.97
2014 StL 15 10 0 - 0 33 33 2 203.2 185 72 62 13 72 1 181 1.26 2.74
2015 StL 12 11 0 - 0 31 31 0 175.1 172 66 59 13 68 5 167 1.37 3.03
2017 StL 5 4 0 - 0 14 14 0 78.1 59 33 29 16 32 0 76 1.16 3.33
Career 66 43 1 - 2 164 142 2 869.2 798 351 325 75 323 10 842 1.29 3.36

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 StL 18 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000
2012 StL 35 50 4 3 0 0 0 1 2 36 0 0 .060 .094 .060
2013 StL 33 54 1 4 0 0 0 2 4 30 0 0 .074 .138 .074
2014 StL 33 60 5 4 1 0 0 1 4 34 0 0 .067 .138 .083
2015 StL 31 50 3 8 2 0 0 1 0 26 0 0 .160 .160 .200
2017 StL 14 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 .045 .125 .045
Career 164 240 14 20 3 0 0 5 12 138 0 0 .083 .133 .096

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2011 StL Total 2 0 0 - 0 10 0 0 11.0 10 4 4 2 5 2 5 3.09
    LCS 1 0 0 - 0 5 0 0 5.1 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0.00
    WS 1 0 0 - 0 5 0 0 5.2 7 4 4 2 3 1 4 6.35
2012 StL Total 1 2 0 - 0 6 2 0 11.0 13 11 7 3 6 0 15 5.40
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
    LDS 1 1 0 - 0 3 0 0 3.1 4 3 3 3 2 0 6 8.10
    LCS 0 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 7.1 9 8 4 0 4 0 9 4.91
2013 StL Total 2 2 0 - 0 5 3 0 17.1 19 10 10 1 11 2 17 5.19
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 7 5 5 1 3 1 6 10.38
    LCS 2 0 0 - 0 2 1 0 7.1 7 2 2 0 4 1 6 2.45
    WS 0 1 0 - 0 2 1 0 5.2 5 3 3 0 4 0 5 4.76
2014 StL Total 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.2 13 4 4 0 3 1 11 3.09
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 7 2 2 0 2 1 8 3.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 5.2 6 2 2 0 1 0 3 3.18
2015 StL Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 9.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 9.00
Career 5 4 0 - 0 24 7 0 52.0 56 30 26 6 26 5 50 4.50

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2011 StL Total 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 StL Total 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .333 .000
    LDS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - -
    LCS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .333 .000
2013 StL Total 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .250 .000
    LDS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1.000 -
    WS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2014 StL Total 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 24 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .000 .167 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1080 96 87 91.9 78.6
Curveball 56 82 74 78.8 4.08
Changeup 37 87 82 84.6 2.69
Split-Finger 9 86 81 83.8 .66
Cut Fastball 192 91 81 86.9 13.97

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