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Tyler Lyons

30-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2018 Stats

W-L

1-0

ERA

6.17

WHIP

1.63

K

12

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Over the past three seasons, Lyons has been all over the place. The strikeout and walk rates were good in 2015 and 2016, but his home run rates were atrocious and yet his ERA stayed below 4.00 because...

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2018 ADP:  433.32

Rank (Overall): Hidden

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Back     EST. RETURN:  5/26/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/21/1988
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Tyler Lyons Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals in March of 2014.

May 25, 2018  –  Tyler Lyons News

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Lyons (back) was expected to return from the disabled list for Friday's game against the Pirates, but may not be activated until after the game, Joe Trezza of MLB.com 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 29 A PEO 1 1 0 2.2 4 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6.75 1.82
2017 29 AA SPR 1 1 0 5.0 3 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3.60 0.60
2017 29 AAA MEM 1 4 0 17.2 17 5 2 17 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.55 1.16
2017 29 MAJ STL 50 0 0 54.0 39 17 3 68 20 4 1 3 1 15 2.83 1.09
2018 30 AA SPR 2 0 0 1.2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 10.80 1.67
2018 30 MAJ STL 18 0 0 11.7 14 8 2 12 5 1 0 0 1 7 6.17 1.63
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3-Year Averages     32 2 0 54.0 44 20 8 58 16 3 0 1 0 6 3.33 1.11
Career  (View All)     138 20 0 263.3 229 114 35 265 81 12 10 3 3.90 1.18

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Tyler Lyons 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
May. 8 Min 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.17 1.63
May. 6 ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.06 1.59
May. 5 ChC 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 5.59 1.66
May. 4 ChC 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.79 1.71
Apr. 28 @Pit 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.00 1.78
Apr. 27 @Pit 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.23 1.85
Apr. 21 Cin 0.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 6.48 1.92
Apr. 20 Cin 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.32 1.44
Apr. 17 @ChC 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.14 1.57
Apr. 15 @Cin 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.40 1.65
Apr. 13 @Cin 0.7 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 4.76 1.76
Apr. 11 Mil 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.60 1.60
Apr. 9 Mil 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 2.00
Apr. 8 Ari 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 5.40 1.80
Apr. 5 Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.00 2.00
Apr. 3 @Mil 0.3 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 9.00 3.00
Apr. 2 @Mil 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.80
Mar. 31 @NYM 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 3.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
1 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 18.00 2.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
8 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.6 IP/G
4.7 6 4 4 1 2 4 1 1 0 1-0 0 1 2 7.71 1.71
Last 60 Games (Team)
18 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.6 IP/G
11.7 14 8 8 2 5 12 2 1 0 1-0 0 1 7 6.17 1.63
Tyler Lyons 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
May. 21 NW Arkansas 0.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
May. 19 NW Arkansas 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 0.5 IP/G
1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 1 18.00 2.00
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 0.5 IP/G
1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 1 18.00 2.00
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 0.5 IP/G
1.0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0-0 1 18.00 2.00

Tyler Lyons Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201831738300.308
20178522813501.178
20167114510002.156

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201825526202.286
2017135461226502.224
201611632925707.234

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20187.01008315.141.43
201725.7301301203.161.17
201625.720027552.450.94

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20184.70004217.711.93
201728.311238832.541.02
201622.300019944.431.12
Tyler Lyons vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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
2017 29 A PEO 1 1 2.2 4.09 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 6.75 2.29 .435
2017 29 AA SPR 1 1 5.0 5.40 0.00 0.00 1.80 50% 3.60 4.60 .153
2017 29 AAA MEM 1 4 17.2 8.90 1.57 5.67 1.05 83.3% 2.55 3.26 .323
2017 29 MAJ STL 50 0 54.0 11.33 3.33 3.40 0.50 1.29 75% 90.1 MPH 2.83 2.90 .299
2018 30 AA SPR 2 0 1.2 7.50 0.00 0.00 7.50 0% 10.80 12.37 .296
2018 30 MAJ STL 18 0 11.7 9.26 3.86 2.40 1.54 0.67 64.7% 88.9 MPH 6.17 5.17 .365
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.8 9.82 2.97 3.30 0.79 76.1% 2.99 3.16 .285
Rest Of Season     0 0 46.1 9.86 3.04 3.24 0.95 76.9% 3.05 3.40 .280
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3-Year Averages     32 2 54.0 9.67 2.67 3.63 1.33 76.9% 3.33 3.87 .276
Career     138 20 263.3 9.06 2.77 3.27 1.20 71.3% 3.90 3.87 .289

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Tyler Lyons Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2015 60 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0
2016 48 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 54 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 9 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 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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2.40 K/BB
WEAK
9.26 K/9
AVERAGE
3.86 BB/9
WEAK
88.9 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.5 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.67 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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6.17 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.63 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.17 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.365 BABIP
HIGH
64.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Lyons (back) will be activated from the disabled list prior to Friday's series opener against the Pirates, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Lyons (back) allowed two earned runs on two hits over two-thirds of an inning in Double-A Springfield's win over Northwest Arkansas on Monday.

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Lyons (back), who earned a save for Double-A Springfield on Saturday by firing just six pitches over a scoreless inning, is slated to pitch again Monday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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Lyons (back) could embark on a short rehab assignment this weekend, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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Lyons (back) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday.

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Lyons earned the win after recording the final out in the top of the 10th inning Saturday against the Cubs.

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Lyons notched his seventh hold in a win over the Cubs on Friday, getting one out on two pitches.

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Lyons notched his sixth hold in Friday's win over the Reds, allowing one and striking out two over 1.1 scoreless innings.

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Lyons notched his fifth hold by recording one out in the eighth inning of a 5-3 win over the Cubs on Tuesday.

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Lyons was credited with his third hold in a 5-3 win over the Reds on Friday, allowing an earned run on one hit and one walk over two-thirds of an inning. He also recorded a strikeout.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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 following months while increasing his strikeout rate along the way, culminating in a career-best 3.38 ERA and 1.02 WHIP over 48 innings. He showed incredible stamina and versatility from the bullpen before going down with the injury. While his 24.6 percent strikeout rate is incredibly intriguing, prospective owners should be wary of home runs, as Lyons has yielded 1.5 HR/9 over the last two years. After undergoing knee surgery in early November, Lyons faces a five- to six-month recovery window, putting his availability for the start of the regular season in jeopardy. Once he's ready to return, he'll likely reprise his role in the Cards' bullpen.

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.