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Sparky Lyle PYankees

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
16 1390.3 99 76 238 873 2.88 13.4
Birth Date7-22-1944
Height6' 1"
Weight182 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1967 BOS 22 27 0 43.3 0.0 43.3 1 2 5 1 0 0 173 33 13 11 3 49 14 13 2 42 2.28 2.49 2.68 9.4 1.1
1968 BOS 23 49 0 65.7 0.0 65.7 6 1 11 9 0 0 274 67 25 20 6 101 14 12 0 52 2.74 2.47 3.68 3.9 0.4
1969 BOS 24 71 0 102.7 0.0 102.7 8 3 17 10 0 0 439 91 33 29 8 135 48 44 1 93 2.54 2.99 4.23 7.0 0.9
1970 BOS 25 63 0 67.3 0.0 67.3 1 7 20 10 0 0 297 62 37 29 5 90 34 29 1 51 3.88 3.44 4.65 2.9 0.3
1971 BOS 26 50 0 52.3 0.0 52.3 6 4 16 6 0 0 209 41 16 16 5 61 23 21 0 37 2.75 3.51 4.01 6.8 0.9
1972 NYA 27 59 0 107.7 0.0 107.7 9 5 35 7 0 0 427 84 25 23 3 110 29 22 0 75 1.92 2.05 2.55 16.7 1.8
1973 NYA 28 51 0 82.3 0.0 82.3 5 9 27 6 0 0 330 66 30 23 4 84 18 16 0 63 2.51 2.34 3.14 15.7 1.7
1974 NYA 29 66 0 114.0 0.0 114.0 9 3 15 7 1 0 471 93 30 21 6 122 43 36 1 89 1.66 2.85 3.85 12.3 1.2
1975 NYA 30 49 0 89.3 0.0 89.3 5 7 6 6 0 0 387 94 34 31 1 113 36 31 2 65 3.12 2.52 3.54 12.7 1.4
1976 NYA 31 64 0 103.7 0.0 103.7 7 8 23 9 1 0 420 82 33 26 5 109 42 35 0 61 2.26 3.28 3.84 5.4 0.6
1977 NYA 32 72 0 137.0 0.0 137.0 13 5 26 8 1 0 554 131 41 33 7 174 33 27 2 68 2.17 3.18 3.83 17.4 1.8
1978 NYA 33 59 0 111.7 0.0 111.7 9 3 9 6 0 0 470 116 46 43 6 160 33 25 4 33 3.47 3.65 3.90 6.3 0.7
1979 TEX 34 67 0 95.0 0.0 95.0 5 8 13 7 0 0 384 78 37 33 9 118 28 22 0 48 3.13 3.87 4.62 5.6 0.6
1980 PHI 35 10 0 14.0 0.0 14.0 0 0 2 1 0 0 59 11 5 3 0 15 6 5 0 6 1.93 3.17 3.78 1.1 0.1
1980 TEX 35 49 0 80.7 0.0 80.7 3 2 8 4 0 0 353 97 47 42 9 145 28 22 0 43 4.69 4.18 5.22 0.2 0.0
1981 PHI 36 48 0 75.0 0.0 75.0 9 6 2 3 0 0 332 85 40 37 4 118 33 24 1 29 4.44 3.95 4.84 -1.6 -0.3
1982 CHA 37 11 0 12.0 0.0 12.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 50 11 4 4 0 14 7 7 0 6 3.00 3.44 3.72 1.5 0.2
1982 PHI 37 34 0 36.7 0.0 36.7 3 3 2 5 0 0 167 50 23 21 3 66 12 9 0 12 5.15 4.14 5.27 -0.4 0.1
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Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1967 BOS MLB 27 0 43.3 2.68 137 .221 .231 .294 .337 .251 .268 114 8.8 1.0 9.4 1.1
1968 BOS MLB 49 0 65.7 3.68 100 .261 .235 .299 .351 .264 .302 108 5.1 0.6 3.9 0.4
1969 BOS MLB 71 0 102.7 4.23 102 .255 .254 .326 .382 .268 .287 106 5.6 0.6 7.0 0.9
1970 BOS MLB 63 0 67.3 4.65 99 .254 .250 .323 .384 .261 .277 110 3.2 0.3 2.9 0.3
1971 BOS MLB 50 0 52.3 4.01 111 .233 .246 .317 .366 .263 .250 116 4.7 0.5 6.8 0.9
1972 NYA MLB 59 0 107.7 2.55 124 .213 .238 .301 .342 .251 .253 96 14.7 1.7 16.7 1.8
1973 NYA MLB 51 0 82.3 3.14 127 .216 .259 .325 .383 .263 .253 99 15.7 1.7 15.7 1.7
1974 NYA MLB 66 0 114.0 3.85 106 .232 .254 .315 .371 .257 .262 100 11.3 1.2 12.3 1.2
1975 NYA MLB 49 0 89.3 3.54 117 .259 .260 .326 .384 .263 .329 99 12.7 1.4 12.7 1.4
1976 NYA MLB 64 0 103.7 3.84 100 .227 .253 .313 .359 .257 .247 97 5.4 0.6 5.4 0.6
1977 NYA MLB 72 0 137.0 3.83 114 .233 .265 .324 .403 .260 .279 98 17.4 1.8 17.4 1.8
1978 NYA MLB 59 0 111.7 3.90 102 .273 .259 .319 .377 .258 .280 93 6.3 0.7 6.3 0.7
1979 TEX MLB 67 0 95.0 4.62 102 .227 .270 .329 .411 .265 .231 100 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6
1980 PHI MLB 10 0 14.0 3.78 108 .234 .258 .317 .369 .252 .234 102 1.1 0.1 1.1 0.1
1980 TEX MLB 49 0 80.7 5.22 84 .296 .269 .331 .408 .270 .322 100 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
1981 PHI MLB 48 0 75.0 4.84 79 .285 .259 .315 .376 .259 .306 103 -3.5 -0.4 -1.6 -0.3
1982 CHA MLB 11 0 12.0 3.72 117 .252 .253 .316 .373 .254 .297 99 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
1982 PHI MLB 34 0 36.7 5.27 69 .295 .258 .318 .369 .256 .336 99 -2.5 -0.3 -0.4 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1967 BOS MLB 1 2 5 27 0 43.3 33 14 42 3 57% .268 6.9 2.9 0.6 8.7 1.08 2.28 9.4 1.1
1968 BOS MLB 6 1 11 49 0 65.7 67 14 52 6 66% .302 9.2 1.9 0.8 7.1 1.23 2.74 3.9 0.4
1969 BOS MLB 8 3 17 71 0 102.7 91 48 93 8 64% .287 8.0 4.2 0.7 8.2 1.35 2.54 7.0 0.9
1970 BOS MLB 1 7 20 63 0 67.3 62 34 51 5 59% .277 8.3 4.5 0.7 6.8 1.43 3.88 2.9 0.3
1971 BOS MLB 6 4 16 50 0 52.3 41 23 37 5 53% .250 7.1 4.0 0.9 6.4 1.22 2.75 6.8 0.9
1972 NYA MLB 9 5 35 59 0 107.7 84 29 75 3 61% .253 7.0 2.4 0.3 6.3 1.05 1.92 16.7 1.8
1973 NYA MLB 5 9 27 51 0 82.3 66 18 63 4 60% .253 7.2 2.0 0.4 6.9 1.02 2.51 15.7 1.7
1974 NYA MLB 9 3 15 66 0 114.0 93 43 89 6 60% .262 7.3 3.4 0.5 7.0 1.19 1.66 12.3 1.2
1975 NYA MLB 5 7 6 49 0 89.3 94 36 65 1 61% .329 9.5 3.6 0.1 6.5 1.46 3.12 12.7 1.4
1976 NYA MLB 7 8 23 64 0 103.7 82 42 61 5 54% .247 7.1 3.6 0.4 5.3 1.20 2.26 5.4 0.6
1977 NYA MLB 13 5 26 72 0 137.0 131 33 68 7 56% .279 8.6 2.2 0.5 4.5 1.20 2.17 17.4 1.8
1978 NYA MLB 9 3 9 59 0 111.7 116 33 33 6 48% .280 9.3 2.7 0.5 2.7 1.33 3.47 6.3 0.7
1979 TEX MLB 5 8 13 67 0 95.0 78 28 48 9 51% .231 7.4 2.7 0.9 4.5 1.12 3.13 5.6 0.6
1980 TEX MLB 3 2 8 49 0 80.7 97 28 43 9 51% .322 10.8 3.1 1.0 4.8 1.55 4.69 0.2 0.0
1980 PHI MLB 0 0 2 10 0 14.0 11 6 6 0 50% .234 7.1 3.9 0.0 3.9 1.21 1.93 1.1 0.1
1981 PHI MLB 9 6 2 48 0 75.0 85 33 29 4 63% .306 10.2 4.0 0.5 3.5 1.57 4.44 -1.6 -0.3
1982 CHA MLB 0 0 1 11 0 12.0 11 7 6 0 50% .297 8.2 5.2 0.0 4.5 1.50 3.00 1.5 0.2
1982 PHI MLB 3 3 2 34 0 36.7 50 12 12 3 53% .336 12.3 2.9 0.7 2.9 1.69 5.15 -0.4 0.1

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1967-09-21 1967-10-13 DTD 22 9 Left Elbow Sprain Ligament - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
Baseball ProGUESTus: Where the Crazy Closer Comes FromMatthew Callan2013-04-09
Overthinking It: Remembering Ryan FreelBen Lindbergh2012-12-23
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Platoon Advantage: Shaving an IconMichael Bates2012-09-05
On the Beat: Fireballer in the HoleJohn Perrotto2012-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Do We Care About Characters?Adam Sobsey2012-03-07
Baseball ProGUESTus: Silly Goose: Mariano Rivera and the Myth of the Seven-Out SaveKevin Baker2011-10-31
The Lineup Card: 13 Iconic Instances of Facial HairBaseball Prospectus2011-10-19
The BP Wayback Machine: How Do You Rate Relief?Nate Silver2011-05-26
Spitballing: Never Tell Me the OddsJeremy Greenhouse2011-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction of the Day: Soriano in StripesChristina Kahrl2011-01-14
You Can Blog It Up: The Surly, Hung-Over Billy Martin All-StarsSteven Goldman2010-08-08
One-Hoppers: Bluster and Luster: George Steinbrenner (1930-2010)Jay Jaffe2010-07-13
Prospectus Q&A: Eric NadelDavid Laurila2010-05-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Penning a New RecipeJay Jaffe2008-10-21
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Topping the Twins, Part DeuxSteven Goldman2008-02-18
The Class of 2008: RelieversJay Jaffe2008-01-04
The Big Picture: Evolving the Save RuleDavid Pinto2007-08-08
This article requires BP Premium accessGrumpy Old Men: JAWS Tackles the Veterans Committee BallotJay Jaffe2007-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2007: The PitchersJay Jaffe2007-01-09
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: The Definition of InsanitySteven Goldman2006-09-29
Prospectus Hit List: Week of June 11Jay Jaffe2006-06-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: No ReliefJoe Sheehan2006-04-06
This article requires BP Premium accessClass of 2006: The RelieversJay Jaffe2005-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2005: The PitchersJay Jaffe2004-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Where Have You Gone, Sparky Lyle?Joe Sheehan2004-10-14
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Class of 2004: Analyzing the PitchersJay Jaffe2004-01-14
The Impossible Dream: How the 1967 Red Sox Won the PennantMark Armour2003-03-17


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