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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
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Birth Date7-10-1990
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age26 years, 2 months, 17 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
0.62015
-0.22016
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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 CIN MLB 10 10 49.7 1 5 0 58 19 58 8 .263 94 10.5 3.4 1.4 10.5 40% .376 .309 1.55 4.19 5.80 95 3.98 0.6
2016 CIN MLB 14 14 70.0 1 7 0 84 31 58 14 .263 100 10.8 4.0 1.8 7.5 45% .327 .312 1.64 5.48 6.43 108 5.62 -0.2
CareerMLB2424119.721201425011622.2639810.73.81.78.743%.346.3111.604.946.171034.940.4

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 cFIP DRA
2009 BNC Rk 6 6 27.3 2 2 0 24 9 25 4 .250 100 7.9 3.0 1.3 8.2 47% .267 .238 1.21 4.97 3.96 0 0.00
2009 IDA Rk 8 8 41.3 3 1 0 33 11 46 4 .284 109 7.2 2.4 0.9 10.0 43% .282 .227 1.07 3.83 3.70 0 0.00
2010 BUR A 8 8 40.0 2 3 0 26 17 43 2 .258 104 5.8 3.8 0.5 9.7 38% .253 .214 1.07 3.61 1.57 0 0.00
2010 WIL A+ 13 13 74.7 6 3 0 59 15 90 1 .249 105 7.1 1.8 0.1 10.8 50% .315 .204 0.99 1.89 1.45 0 0.00
2010 NWA AA 7 7 33.0 2 1 0 37 13 26 2 .260 116 10.1 3.5 0.5 7.1 45% .310 .248 1.52 3.84 5.45 0 0.00
2011 NWA AA 8 8 35.0 1 2 0 33 13 22 3 .265 115 8.5 3.3 0.8 5.7 42% .273 .246 1.31 4.43 3.09 0 0.00
2012 IDA Rk 2 2 7.3 0 1 0 9 2 8 2 .269 113 11.0 2.5 2.5 9.8 45% .350 .309 1.50 6.62 7.36 0 0.00
2012 ROY Rk 4 4 5.7 0 0 0 6 2 6 0 .271 106 9.5 3.2 0.0 9.5 50% .333 .299 1.41 3.31 6.35 0 0.00
2013 WIL A+ 19 19 92.7 4 12 0 109 19 76 13 .256 97 10.6 1.8 1.3 7.4 38% .334 .284 1.38 4.28 5.63 0 0.00
2013 OMA AAA 3 3 16.0 1 2 0 15 7 10 1 .271 87 8.4 3.9 0.6 5.6 42% .269 .269 1.38 4.82 6.75 0 0.00
2014 OMA AAA 27 26 138.3 8 10 0 137 68 131 19 .271 97 8.9 4.4 1.2 8.5 41% .303 .279 1.48 5.26 3.97 0 0.00
2015 CIN MLB 10 10 49.7 1 5 0 58 19 58 8 .263 94 10.5 3.4 1.4 10.5 40% .376 .309 1.55 4.19 5.80 95 3.98
2015 LOU AAA 3 3 17.0 1 1 0 14 7 21 0 .256 97 7.4 3.7 0.0 11.1 23% .326 .226 1.24 2.10 2.65 0 0.00
2015 OMA AAA 17 17 94.3 9 1 0 80 29 96 7 .270 98 7.6 2.8 0.7 9.2 36% .297 .244 1.16 3.58 2.67 0 0.00
2016 CIN MLB 14 14 70.0 1 7 0 84 31 58 14 .263 100 10.8 4.0 1.8 7.5 45% .327 .312 1.64 5.48 6.43 0 0.00
2016 LOU AAA 6 6 29.3 2 2 0 35 9 26 1 .251 98 10.7 2.8 0.3 8.0 38% .370 .277 1.50 2.96 5.22 0 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 911 0.5093 0.4358 0.7380 0.6164 0.2483 0.8147 0.5405 0.2620
2016 1259 0.5012 0.4353 0.7956 0.5911 0.2787 0.8499 0.6800 0.2044
Career21700.50460.43550.77140.60170.26590.83510.62140.2286

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
2011-05-20 2011-09-06 Minors 109 100 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2011-06-03

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 CIN $507,500
2015 KCA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2011Current$507,500
1 yrTotal$507,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 54 dParagon Sports1 year/$0.5075M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15. Acquired by Cincinnati in trade from Kansas City 7/26/15. (Reds to pay undisclosed amount to cover a portion of $3,825,136 remaining on Johnny Cueto's contract for 2015.)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/27/13.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/20/13.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2008 (5-145) (Laguna Hills HS, Calif.). $0.165M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .341 .449 .707 .406
11 vs R (Multi) .284 .337 .432 .281
18 Split (Multi) .058 .112 .275 .124
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .341 .449 .707 .406
31 vs R (2015) .284 .337 .432 .281
38 Split (2015) .058 .112 .275 .124
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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Transaction Analysis: A Byrd In HandDustin Palmateer2016-03-18
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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John Lamb has thrown 2,205 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Change (75mph), Cutter (86mph) and Curve (69mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (90mph) and Slider (85mph).