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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-12-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age26 years, 11 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
0.32014
-0.32015
-0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2014 DET MLB 7 6 39.3 35 14 27 3 .257 113 8.0 3.2 0.7 6.2 46% .267 .234 1.25 3.85 4.35 106 4.15 0.3
2015 DET MLB 13 11 63.7 78 23 32 7 .261 104 11.0 3.3 1.0 4.5 54% .326 .286 1.59 4.61 5.94 111 5.46 -0.3
2016 PIT MLB 14 0 25.0 25 12 15 2 .274 9.0 4.3 0.7 5.4 52% .291 .267 1.48 4.68 3.96 114 5.51 -0.2
CareerMLB3417128.0138497412.262869.73.40.85.251%.302.2671.464.395.061105.07-0.2

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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 HUD A- 14 14 73.3 55 23 74 4 .260 94 6.8 2.8 0.5 9.1 51% .260 .230 1.06 3.07 2.58
2010 BGR A 27 27 148.0 140 54 128 14 .254 104 8.5 3.3 0.9 7.8 39% .298 .264 1.31 4.26 4.14
2011 PCH A+ 22 21 121.3 120 30 85 11 .254 99 8.9 2.2 0.8 6.3 42% .286 .259 1.24 3.98 3.71
2011 MNT AA 2 2 11.0 14 6 11 4 .272 115 11.5 4.9 3.3 9.0 33% .345 .343 1.82 8.22 7.36
2012 MNT AA 27 27 144.0 140 69 129 12 .261 105 8.8 4.3 0.8 8.1 42% .311 .262 1.45 3.91 4.06
2013 ERI AA 15 15 95.3 92 27 83 6 .269 99 8.7 2.5 0.6 7.8 50% .322 .240 1.25 3.25 3.12
2013 TOL AAA 13 13 72.3 73 25 65 2 .252 96 9.1 3.1 0.2 8.1 47% .330 .254 1.35 2.97 3.48
2014 DET MLB 7 6 39.3 35 14 27 3 .257 113 8.0 3.2 0.7 6.2 46% .267 .234 1.25 3.85 4.35
2014 TOL AAA 26 25 146.0 174 42 127 10 .248 102 10.7 2.6 0.6 7.8 49% .360 .264 1.48 3.45 4.07
2015 DET MLB 13 11 63.7 78 23 32 7 .261 104 11.0 3.3 1.0 4.5 54% .326 .286 1.59 4.61 5.94
2015 LAK A+ 2 2 7.7 7 2 4 1 .269 99 8.2 2.3 1.2 4.7 60% .250 .285 1.17 4.60 3.52
2015 TOL AAA 4 4 17.7 26 9 13 2 .261 105 13.2 4.6 1.0 6.6 43% .381 .345 1.98 4.86 6.62
2016 PIT MLB 14 0 25.0 25 12 15 2 .274 9.0 4.3 0.7 5.4 52% .291 .267 1.48 4.68 3.96
2016 IND AAA 12 3 31.3 22 9 27 1 .254 101 6.3 2.6 0.3 7.8 51% .250 .199 0.99 2.69 1.44

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
2014 623 0.4382 0.4398 0.7883 0.6117 0.3057 0.8862 0.6355 0.2117
2015 1005 0.4647 0.4408 0.8194 0.5910 0.3104 0.9130 0.6647 0.1806
2016 407 0.3857 0.4251 0.8092 0.6752 0.2680 0.8962 0.6716 0.1908
Career20350.44080.43740.80780.61420.30050.90140.65710.1922

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
2011-04-07 2011-04-28 Minors 21 17 Left Elbow Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 PIT $520,000
2015 DET $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$520,000
1 yrTotal$520,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 33 dBallengee Group1 year/$0.52M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2016). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Detroit 3/1/15. Acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 12/21/15 after being DFA by Detroit 12/19/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Detroit 11/20/13. Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Selected by NY Mets from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12. Acquired by Detroit in trade from NY Mets 12/6/12. Signed by Detroit 2/18/13. Detroit retained rights to Lobstein in trade with Tampa Bay 3/25/13. Sent outright to Double-A by Detroit 3/25/13.
  • Drafted by Tampa Bay 2008 (2-47) (Coconino HS, Flagstaff, Ari.). $1.5M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .238 .309 .322 .222
11 vs R (Multi) .312 .364 .500 .298
18 Split (Multi) -.075 -.055 -.178 -.076
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .244 .314 .321 .225
31 vs R (2015) .331 .381 .534 .314
38 Split (2015) -.088 -.067 -.213 -.089
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Kyle Lobstein is referenced in the following articles.

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What You Need to Know: When You Had a Taste of Paradise, Back on Earth Can Feel As Cold As IceEmma Baccellieri2016-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Starting Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2016-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: A Refresher on ChangeupsJeff Long2016-01-22
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 25Wilson Karaman2015-09-18
Fantasy Rounders: Don't Doze on DozierDoug Thorburn2015-09-14
Fantasy Rounders: Have Bat, Will TravelDoug Thorburn2015-09-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 24Wilson Karaman2015-09-11
Fantasy Rounders: Friars StuckDoug Thorburn2015-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Marlon "Thunder" Byrd Flies the CoopR.J. Anderson2015-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Fister Act 2: Back Out of the HabitR.J. Anderson2015-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Corey MathChris Mosch2015-05-19
Fantasy Rounders: The Yard Needs RakingDoug Thorburn2015-05-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week SevenWilson Karaman2015-05-15
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Finesse the PitchingNick Shlain2015-05-12
Fantasy Rounders: Yard SaleDoug Thorburn2015-05-01
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Daily Leagues and StrikeoutsJ.P. Breen2015-04-29
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: AL-Only AddsNick Shlain2015-04-28
Expert FAAB Review: Week ThreeMike Gianella2015-04-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week ThreeMike Gianella2015-04-17
Expert FAAB Review: Week TwoMike Gianella2015-04-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week OneKeith Cromer2015-04-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Every Team's Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2015-03-13
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsMark Anderson2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2015-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Mysterious Blob Will Attempt To Eat Yoan Moncada NextDaniel Rathman2015-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Favorite PECOTA CompsZachary Levine2015-01-28
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Detroit Tigers Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2015-01-21
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Detroit Tigers Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-21
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Team Preview: Detroit TigersNick Shlain2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Orioles vs. TigersR.J. Anderson2014-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 29, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Sept. 8, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 3, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 29, 2014Chris Mosch2014-08-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Angels Add Post-Post-Post-Post-Post Hype All-StarR.J. Anderson2014-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: August 25, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: Sounding the Depths of Each Team's RotationSam Miller2014-03-14
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Detroit Tigers Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-02
This article requires BP Premium accessEyewitness Accounts: June 21, 2013BP Prospect Staff2013-06-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of April 27-28Zach Mortimer2013-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessYouth Movement: Rule 5 Recap and Scouting NotesMark Anderson2012-12-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 19Kevin Goldstein2011-05-20


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Kyle Lobstein has thrown 2,050 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2016, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (88mph) and Fourseam Fastball (88mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph), Change (81mph) and Curve (77mph).