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Lance Lynn
ERA W-L K
2.94 10-8 146
Team: St. LouisHt / Wt: 6-5 / 240 NFBC ADP: 146.99
Position: SPBorn: 5/12/1987 Birthplace: Marion, Indiana
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Supplemental Round by Cardinals (2008)


Latest News
Aug. 25 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Lynn recorded his 10th victory Monday at Arizona, limiting the damage to two runs despite giving up nine hits and two walks over six innings in 5-3 win.
Analysis: Lynn hasn't been anything special lately with a 4.07 ERA over his last five starts, though he still owns a 2.94 mark for the year.
Aug. 8 4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET19:10 ET23:10 GMT7:10 4:10 PM MST6:10 PM EST6:40 PM VEN3:10 UAE (+1)6:10 PM CT-Lynn struck out seven over six scoreless innings on Saturday against Milwaukee to pick up his ninth win.
Analysis: The game helped him rebound from a rough home outing against Colorado on Aug. 1 in which he surrendered four earned runs in five innings.
July 18 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST8:10 PM VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT-Lynn allowed one run and three hits with nine strikeouts over seven innings in Friday's 3-2 win over the visiting Mets.
Analysis: Lynn has been dominant at home, going 5-1 with a 1.83 ERA at Busch Stadium.
July 13 7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST9:40 PM VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 PM CT-Lynn was named the starter for Friday's meeting with the New York Mets as the Cardinals return from the All-Star break.
Analysis: Lynn has a 2.90 ERA on the season but just a 6-5 record since he's been backed by an average of 2.9 runs. He's received two runs or fewer in 11 of his 16 starts. He's 1-3 with a 3.38 ERA in four career starts against the Mets.
July 7 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET0:53 ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST12:23 AM VEN8:53 UAE11:53 PM CT-Lynn improved to 6-4 on Sunday against the Padres following his fifth quality start in six turns.
Analysis: Lynn has quietly been one of baseball's most consistent pitchers over the last couple of months, going 5-1 with a 1.74 ERA in his last nine games.
July 1 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)4:14 PM CT-Lynn gave up one run in six innings but the St. Louis Cardinals went 11 in a 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.
Analysis: Lynn (5-4, 2.74 ERA) went 2-0 with a 1.09 ERA in his four starts in June.
June 12 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Lynn came off the disabled list to pitch six shutout innings in his first outing since June 7, and the St. Louis Cardinals completed a three-game sweep Thursday by beating Miami 5-1.
Analysis: Lynn (5-4), who had been sidelined with a strained forearm, allowed only two hits and lowered his ERA to 2.84.
June 3 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET12:12 ET16:12 GMT0:12 9:12 AM MST11:12 AM EST11:42 AM VEN20:12 UAE11:12 AM CT-Lynn earned his fourth victory Tuesday against Milwaukee, allowing five hits over 7 2-3 innings in a 1-0 win.
Analysis: Lynn is 3-1 with a 2.18 ERA in his last five starts.
May 28 3:11 PM PT4:11 PM MT5:11 PM CT6:11 PM ET18:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)5:11 PM CT-Lynn didn't record a decision in St. Louis' 4-3 win over Arizona on Wednesday, giving up two earned runs over six innings.
Analysis: Lynn is 2-1 at home with a 2.87 ERA.
May 18 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Lynn held the Tigers to a run and six hits in 7 1-3 innings of Sunday's 2-1 victory.
Analysis: He's won consecutive starts while allowing a run and 10 hits with 16 strikeouts in 13 1-3 innings. His rate of 10.73 strikeouts per nine innings is well up from his 8.75 mark entering the season.
Apr. 16 3:44 PM PT4:44 PM MT5:44 PM CT6:44 PM ET18:44 ET22:44 GMT6:44 3:44 PM MST5:44 PM EST6:14 PM VEN2:44 UAE (+1)5:44 PM CT-Lynn surrendered one run over five innings in Wednesday's 4-2 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Lynn has pitched well in his two starts, going 1-1 with a 1.64 ERA.
Mar. 8 11:50 AM PT12:50 PM MT1:50 PM CT2:50 PM ET14:50 ET18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST2:20 PM VEN22:50 UAE12:50 PM CT-Lynn has left his team's spring training game against Miami with a left hip flexor strain.
Analysis: Lynn departed after the first three batters reached base in the second inning Sunday. He'll be reevaluated Monday to determine extent of injury, the Cardinals said. Making his first start of spring training, Lynn retired the side in order in the first inning. In the second he gave up back to back walks, and then departed after the next batter reached on an error. Lynn went 15-10 with a 2.74 ERA last season. He's 48-27 over the past three seasons.

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 10 8 0 - 0 24 24 0 140.2 137 53 46 11 51 3 146 1.34 2.94
Career 59 36 1 - 2 143 121 2 756.2 704 305 283 57 274 8 745 1.29 3.37

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 24 40 2 7 2 0 0 1 0 21 0 0 .175 .175 .225
Career 143 208 12 18 3 0 0 5 11 122 0 0 .087 .136 .101

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
    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
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
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
Career 5 4 0 - 0 23 7 0 51.0 55 29 25 6 25 5 48 4.41

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 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 .000 .167 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 2100 96 83 91.5 85.82
Curveball 123 82 73 77.4 5.03
Split-Finger 28 86 77 82.5 1.14
Cut Fastball 196 91 81 86.4 8.01

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