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Birth Date10-2-1993
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age22 years, 10 months, 22 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
3.22015
3.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 HOU MLB 22 22 125.7 6 7 0 106 43 129 10 .262 103 7.6 3.1 0.7 9.2 48% .288 .235 1.19 3.23 3.22 85 2.97 3.2
2016 HOU MLB 14 14 81.0 6 5 0 80 45 106 5 .269 104 8.9 5.0 0.6 11.8 59% .383 .257 1.54 2.95 3.22 76 2.61 2.7
CareerMLB3636206.7121201868823515.2651038.13.80.710.252%.323.2441.333.123.22812.835.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2012 AST Rk 4 4 11.0 0 1 0 10 2 12 0 .263 91 8.2 1.6 0.0 9.8 53% .312 .216 1.09 1.80 1.64
2012 GRV Rk 4 4 15.0 0 3 0 10 10 17 2 .264 101 6.0 6.0 1.2 10.2 54% .216 .253 1.33 5.37 4.80
2013 QUD A 25 19 104.7 6 5 0 92 49 117 3 .262 102 7.9 4.2 0.3 10.1 57% .327 .249 1.35 3.05 3.18
2014 LNC A+ 25 18 97.0 3 6 4 95 56 115 18 .275 104 8.8 5.2 1.7 10.7 48% .311 .289 1.56 5.73 5.47
2015 HOU MLB 22 22 125.7 6 7 0 106 43 129 10 .262 103 7.6 3.1 0.7 9.2 48% .288 .235 1.19 3.23 3.22
2015 CCH AA 7 5 32.0 3 1 1 16 14 48 1 .262 104 4.5 3.9 0.3 13.5 42% .234 .191 0.94 2.20 0.56
2016 HOU MLB 14 14 81.0 6 5 0 80 45 106 5 .269 104 8.9 5.0 0.6 11.8 59% .383 .257 1.54 2.95 3.22
2016 CCH AA 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 .258 107 9.0 0.0 3.0 12.0 38% .286 .269 1.00 4.82 3.00
2016 FRE AAA 1 1 5.0 0 0 0 2 2 7 0 .260 113 3.6 3.6 0.0 12.6 70% .200 .143 0.80 2.13 0.00

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2015 2098 0.4847 0.4352 0.7536 0.5890 0.2905 0.8798 0.5127 0.2464
2016 1334 0.4385 0.4378 0.6866 0.5778 0.3284 0.8669 0.4390 0.3134
Career34320.46670.43620.72760.58460.30520.87480.48410.2724

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-17 2014-07-01 Minors 14 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 HOU $516,700
2015 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$516,700
1 yrTotal$516,700

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 139 dBoras Corp.1 year/$0.5167M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5167M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Houston 5/18/15.
  • Drafted by Houston 2012 (1s-41) (Jesuit HS, Tampa). $2.5M signing bonus ($1.2587M slot).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .209 .272 .318 .218
11 vs R (Multi) .243 .320 .409 .253
18 Split (Multi) -.034 -.048 -.091 -.035
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .209 .272 .318 .218
31 vs R (2015) .243 .320 .409 .253
38 Split (2015) -.034 -.048 -.091 -.035
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Lance McCullers has thrown 3,551 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Curve (86mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Change (89mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (93mph), Slider (87mph) and Sinker (94mph).