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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 23)
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Birth Date7-10-1990
Height6' 4"
Weight205 lbs
Age24 years, 1 months, 19 days
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ThrowsL
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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

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
2009 BNC Rk 6 6 27.3 7.28 49 .238 .257 .324 .368 .250 .267 100 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2009 IDA Rk 8 8 41.3 5.54 97 .227 .288 .363 .446 .284 .282 109 5.3 0.5 5.3 0.5
2010 BUR A 8 8 40.0 3.79 120 .214 .255 .336 .372 .258 .253 104 8.8 0.9 8.8 0.9
2010 WIL A+ 13 13 74.7 2.82 141 .204 .256 .326 .379 .249 .315 105 22.5 2.3 22.5 2.3
2010 NWA AA 7 7 33.0 5.40 96 .248 .260 .333 .393 .260 .310 116 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2011 NWA AA 8 8 35.0 5.30 105 .246 .270 .342 .443 .265 .273 115 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2012 IDA Rk 2 2 7.3 5.65 106 .309 .287 .350 .434 .269 .350 113 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 ROY Rk 4 4 5.7 4.16 127 .299 .262 .343 .386 .271 .333 106 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3
2013 WIL A+ 19 19 92.7 4.73 98 .284 .258 .333 .389 .256 .334 97 10.1 1.0 10.1 1.0
2013 OMA AAA 3 3 16.0 5.35 71 .269 .273 .343 .412 .271 .269 87 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2014 OMA AAA 26 25 133.3 5.00 94 .281 .273 .338 .425 .269 .303 96 15.5 1.5 15.5 1.5

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
2009 IDA Rk 3 1 0 8 8 41.3 33 11 46 4 43% .282 7.2 2.4 0.9 10.0 1.07 3.70 5.3 0.5
2009 BNC Rk 2 2 0 6 6 27.3 24 9 25 4 47% .267 7.9 3.0 1.3 8.2 1.21 3.96 -1.7 -0.2
2010 BUR A 2 3 0 8 8 40.0 26 17 43 2 38% .253 5.8 3.8 0.5 9.7 1.07 1.57 8.8 0.9
2010 WIL A+ 6 3 0 13 13 74.7 59 15 90 1 50% .315 7.1 1.8 0.1 10.8 0.99 1.45 22.5 2.3
2010 NWA AA 2 1 0 7 7 33.0 37 13 26 2 45% .310 10.1 3.5 0.5 7.1 1.52 5.45 3.2 0.3
2011 NWA AA 1 2 0 8 8 35.0 33 13 22 3 42% .273 8.5 3.3 0.8 5.7 1.31 3.09 5.0 0.5
2012 IDA Rk 0 1 0 2 2 7.3 9 2 8 2 45% .350 11.0 2.5 2.5 9.8 1.50 7.36 1.8 0.2
2012 ROY Rk 0 0 0 4 4 5.7 6 2 6 0 50% .333 9.5 3.2 0.0 9.5 1.41 6.35 2.6 0.3
2013 OMA AAA 1 2 0 3 3 16.0 15 7 10 1 42% .269 8.4 3.9 0.6 5.6 1.38 6.75 -0.4 -0.0
2013 WIL A+ 4 12 0 19 19 92.7 109 19 76 13 38% .334 10.6 1.8 1.3 7.4 1.38 5.63 10.1 1.0
2014 OMA AAA 7 10 0 26 25 133.3 132 66 127 19 42% .303 8.9 4.5 1.3 8.6 1.49 4.05 15.5 1.5

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

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year/$0.5M (2014)

Details
  • 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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BP Articles

John Lamb is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: What is a Minor League Pick Worth?Mike Gianella2014-01-06
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of August 9-11Zach Mortimer2013-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Astros Distributed ElsewhereJason Parks2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Astros Distributed ElsewhereSam Miller2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Astros Distributed ElsewhereBen Lindbergh2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of July 19-21Zach Mortimer2013-07-22
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, June 3Zach Mortimer2013-06-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 29, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-29
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 23Zach Mortimer2013-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Tuesday, April 30Zach Mortimer2013-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Backfields Notes: The Final ReportJason Parks2013-04-03
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTop 100 Dynasty League Prospects: Part Two: 51-100Bret Sayre2013-03-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTop 100 Dynasty League Prospects: Part Two: 51-100Josh Shepardson2013-03-11
Pitcher Profile: New Arms of the Week, First EditionHarry Pavlidis2013-03-01
The Lineup Card: 9 Breakout CandidatesBaseball Prospectus2013-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Kansas City Royals Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2012-12-03


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, John Lamb threw 16 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (87mph) and Curve (70mph), also mixing in a Cutter (83mph) and Change (72mph).