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Colby Lewis
Birthdate: 8/2/1979 (37 y, 7 m, 25 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/240     Position: P
Drafted: 1999 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 8, Overall: 38, Team: Texas Rangers
Contract: $6M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Lewis will start Game 3 of the ALDS against the Blue Jays on Sunday, Rangers VP of Comm. John Blake reports. (10/7/2016)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Lewis saw a drop in strikeout rate for the third straight season (down to 16%) and was predictably stung by the home run boom (he had a career 1.3 home runs per nine rate coming into ’16) and yet his earned run average dropped by nearly a full run somehow. This is why statistics like Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) are useful. Lewis’ reflects that his skills have been relatively the same despite a volatile ERA: 4.46, 4.17, and 4.81 FIP the last three years, but 5.18, 4.66, and 3.71 ERA. At his best, Lewis has been an innings-eating WHIP asset (due to consistently low walk totals) with a decent strikeout rate (20-23%), but now in his late-30s, he is a super sketchy spot-starter at best. His strikeout rate hasn’t been north of 18% since 2012 and without a career-best .241 BABIP and full season career-best 75% left on base rate (he had a 78% for 15.3 IP in ’04), his ERA would’ve been pushing 5.00 in 2016. He needs a new team at the time of this writing and he’d be best served to find a spacious home ballpark, but even signing with Pittsburgh and adding velocity to his Weaverian 87 MPH fastball wouldn’t give him any real fantasy value. (Paul Sporer)

The Quick Opinion: Lewis’ days of 200 innings are likely done, not so much because he can’t make it through the workload, but because he really shouldn’t be given that many as it would like result in an ERA near or perhaps north of 5.00.

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SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010vs L98.0- - -4259018344429420394.237.319.374.311
2010vs R103.0- - -419842104641122303102.214.264.363.277
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010Home87.03.413728120140337300075.237.301.368.298
2010Away114.03.95472931925050143506121.216.285.369.291
2010Home vs L45.0- - -187378118162170039.218.292.317.276
2010Home vs R42.0- - -1854412022175130036.256.310.418.320
2010Away vs L53.0- - -2385310226267250355.252.340.419.339
2010Away vs R61.0- - -234409024247100366.181.227.321.243
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010Mar/Apr32.22.76133236010102130238.195.286.297.269
2010May30.24.11130245114143150221.212.318.357.307
2010Jun35.13.0613625801312560035.192.228.369.261
2010Jul31.03.7713432301413490031.256.306.379.304
2010Aug37.14.101664210019173100138.271.323.404.321
2010Sept/Oct34.04.50145287220174120133.212.285.392.298
20101st Half110.23.33454862114341113804105.209.283.345.283
20102nd Half90.14.1839088182474210270291.244.302.395.308
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010Low Leverage82.1- - -33864100212112220182.203.258.351.271
2010Medium Leverage103.0- - -4459726247418410497.243.321.381.314
2010High Leverage15.2- - -6113312221120117.224.267.375.280
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010Bases Empty112.2- - -4871122511616162802119.245.292.409.309
2010Men on Base88.1- - -3576214274675370477.196.292.308.275
2010Men In Scoring53.2- - -221359167603240346.180.284.294.266
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010Through 3 - 03.0- - -3462133019003.400.735.667.593
2010Through 3 - 19.0- - -76114133036008.275.618.425.491
2010Through 3 - 221.1- - -113165113131320034.198.425.321.359
2010Through 2 - 016.0- - -1002241883310110.324.540.544.479
2010Through 1 - 066.1- - -31267122343210410264.249.353.423.346
2010Through 2 - 137.1- - -183339118182360142.226.383.342.339
2010Through 1 - 181.2- - -3507115140367320296.225.301.347.292
2010Through 0 - 1110.1- - -43479221403772404132.195.248.308.249
2010Through 2 - 252.2- - -208337021214190077.175.250.277.241
2010Through 1 - 267.0- - -2433330181741000101.142.177.207.174
2010Through 0 - 252.2- - -186248098220390.133.156.211.164
SeasonSP / RPIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010As Starter201.03.728441743939083216506196.225.292.369.294
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2010No Shift122.2- - -5421513930000000.279.281.367.282
2010Shift - All4.0- - -142000000000.143.143.143.128
2010Shift - Traditional3.1- - -111000000000.091.091.091.081
2010Shift - Non Traditional0.2- - -31000000000.333.333.333.298
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20101st Through Order as SP67.13.342885116225254330364.202.304.332.291
20102nd Through Order as SP73.12.82288537023238170375.198.254.316.256
20103rd Through Order as SP55.04.422456515134279130050.280.320.476.345
20104th Through Order as SP5.113.50235108802007.238.304.300.272

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010vs L8.633.862.240.8322.1 %9.9 %12.2 %- - -1.35.29274.4 %3.734.06
2010vs R8.912.014.431.0524.3 %5.5 %18.8 %- - -1.04.25868.7 %3.373.44
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010Home7.763.102.500.7220.2 %8.1 %12.1 %.2371.28.28570.2 %3.443.88
2010Away9.552.763.461.1125.6 %7.4 %18.2 %.2161.12.26773.4 %3.633.64
2010Home vs L7.803.402.290.4020.9 %9.1 %11.8 %.2181.20.27170.3 %3.063.94
2010Home vs R7.712.792.771.0719.5 %7.0 %12.4 %.2561.36.29870.0 %3.843.80
2010Away vs L9.344.252.201.1923.1 %10.5 %12.6 %.2521.47.31177.3 %4.314.15
2010Away vs R9.741.486.601.0328.2 %4.3 %23.9 %.1810.82.22367.1 %3.053.20
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010Mar/Apr10.473.582.920.5528.6 %9.8 %18.8 %.1951.10.26979.6 %2.933.44
2010May6.164.401.400.8816.2 %11.5 %4.6 %.2121.27.23673.4 %4.644.73
2010Jun8.921.535.831.2725.7 %4.4 %21.3 %.1920.88.22275.0 %3.453.13
2010Jul9.002.613.441.1623.1 %6.7 %16.4 %.2561.32.31176.3 %3.633.68
2010Aug9.162.413.800.7222.9 %6.0 %16.9 %.2711.39.34269.7 %2.973.69
2010Sept/Oct8.743.182.751.0622.8 %8.3 %14.5 %.2121.18.25359.3 %3.813.90
20101st Half8.543.092.760.8923.1 %8.4 %14.8 %.2091.12.25375.5 %3.613.75
20102nd Half9.072.693.371.0023.3 %6.9 %16.4 %.2441.27.30068.0 %3.473.73
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010Low Leverage8.962.403.731.3124.3 %6.5 %17.7 %- - -1.04.23594.0 %3.823.57
2010Medium Leverage8.483.582.370.7021.8 %9.2 %12.6 %- - -1.34.30272.6 %3.524.03
2010High Leverage9.771.158.500.5727.9 %3.3 %24.6 %- - -0.96.300-41.1 %2.312.73
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010Bases Empty9.512.244.251.2824.4 %5.8 %18.7 %- - -1.24.298100.0 %3.613.43
2010Men on Base7.853.772.080.5121.6 %10.4 %11.2 %- - -1.12.24430.2 %3.464.14
2010Men In Scoring7.714.021.920.5020.8 %10.9 %10.0 %- - -1.10.221-8.7 %3.604.28
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010Through 3 - 09.0057.000.160.008.8 %55.9 %-47.1 %- - -8.33.50088.0 %20.0821.30
2010Through 3 - 18.0036.000.220.0010.5 %47.4 %-36.8 %- - -5.22.34493.6 %13.3015.20
2010Through 3 - 214.3413.501.060.4230.1 %28.3 %1.8 %- - -2.25.32675.1 %5.005.71
2010Through 2 - 05.6317.440.321.6910.0 %31.0 %-21.0 %- - -3.31.34692.4 %10.279.89
2010Through 1 - 08.685.561.561.3620.5 %13.1 %7.4 %- - -1.63.29279.2 %5.054.84
2010Through 2 - 110.138.681.170.4823.0 %19.7 %3.3 %- - -1.85.30477.4 %4.505.47
2010Through 1 - 110.583.533.000.7727.4 %9.1 %18.3 %- - -1.26.30168.3 %3.093.43
2010Through 0 - 110.771.965.500.5730.4 %5.5 %24.9 %- - -0.93.27068.9 %2.272.72
2010Through 2 - 213.163.254.050.6837.0 %9.1 %27.9 %- - -0.99.26966.8 %2.222.56
2010Through 1 - 213.571.3410.100.5441.6 %4.1 %37.4 %- - -0.64.22766.8 %1.291.51
2010Through 0 - 215.380.3445.000.3448.4 %1.1 %47.3 %- - -0.49.24776.3 %0.440.71
SeasonSP / RPK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010As Starter8.782.913.020.9423.2 %7.7 %15.5 %.2251.19.27571.9 %3.553.74
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2010No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.23.279100.0 %3.085.36
2010Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.50.143100.0 %3.084.91
2010Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.30.091100.0 %3.085.28
2010Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.50.333100.0 %3.083.08
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20101st Through Order as SP8.554.411.940.5322.2 %11.5 %10.8 %.2021.25.25576.2 %3.554.47
20102nd Through Order as SP9.202.094.410.9826.0 %5.9 %20.1 %.1980.95.24380.9 %3.273.17
20103rd Through Order as SP8.182.133.851.4720.4 %5.3 %15.1 %.2801.42.32467.3 %4.103.75
20104th Through Order as SP11.813.383.500.0030.4 %8.7 %21.7 %.2381.31.357-14.3 %1.582.49

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010vs L0.8818.8 %37.9 %43.3 %11.5 %7.4 %9.3 %50.0 %38.1 %31.8 %30.1 %21.0 %53.2 %25.9 %17046411063
2010vs R0.8115.6 %37.8 %46.5 %15.7 %9.0 %8.3 %33.3 %39.2 %36.8 %24.1 %19.6 %50.9 %29.6 %15975171080
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010Home1.0019.1 %40.5 %40.5 %16.0 %6.6 %10.4 %40.0 %38.6 %35.6 %25.8 %23.6 %49.1 %27.3 %1441521920
2010Away0.7315.6 %35.7 %48.7 %12.0 %9.3 %7.3 %50.0 %38.7 %33.2 %28.1 %17.4 %54.5 %28.1 %18606371223
2010Home vs L0.8920.3 %37.5 %42.2 %13.0 %3.7 %10.4 %33.3 %37.4 %33.6 %29.0 %26.0 %48.9 %25.2 %749287462
2010Home vs R1.1217.9 %43.3 %38.8 %19.2 %9.6 %10.3 %50.0 %39.7 %37.5 %22.8 %21.3 %49.3 %29.4 %692234458
2010Away vs L0.8717.5 %38.3 %44.2 %10.3 %10.3 %8.5 %100.0 %38.7 %30.3 %31.0 %16.8 %56.8 %26.5 %955354601
2010Away vs R0.6213.6 %33.1 %53.2 %13.4 %8.5 %5.9 %0.0 %38.7 %36.1 %25.2 %18.1 %52.3 %29.7 %905283622
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010Mar/Apr0.8917.5 %38.8 %43.8 %22.9 %5.7 %6.5 %0.0 %33.8 %38.8 %27.5 %15.0 %67.5 %17.5 %547197350
2010May1.1220.0 %42.2 %37.8 %17.6 %8.8 %5.3 %50.0 %42.4 %31.5 %26.1 %16.3 %54.4 %29.4 %540207333
2010Jun0.8613.7 %40.0 %46.3 %13.6 %11.4 %2.6 %0.0 %34.7 %43.2 %22.1 %17.9 %47.4 %34.7 %550190360
2010Jul0.7716.1 %36.6 %47.3 %18.2 %9.1 %11.8 %100.0 %47.9 %29.8 %22.3 %28.7 %44.7 %26.6 %527177350
2010Aug0.7019.3 %33.3 %47.4 %9.3 %5.6 %18.4 %33.3 %35.9 %30.8 %33.3 %23.9 %50.4 %25.6 %611210401
2010Sept/Oct0.8216.3 %37.8 %45.9 %4.4 %8.9 %8.1 %0.0 %37.4 %33.3 %29.3 %18.2 %50.5 %31.3 %526177349
20101st Half0.9517.0 %40.3 %42.6 %18.5 %8.5 %5.7 %50.0 %37.5 %37.1 %25.4 %19.5 %52.4 %28.0 %18416641177
20102nd Half0.7417.4 %35.1 %47.5 %8.7 %7.9 %12.9 %40.0 %40.0 %31.1 %28.9 %21.1 %51.5 %27.4 %1460494966
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010Low Leverage0.7715.2 %36.8 %48.1 %11.7 %10.8 %9.4 %50.0 %38.6 %33.9 %27.5 %18.9 %54.1 %27.0 %1292429863
2010Medium Leverage0.9018.1 %38.8 %43.1 %15.5 %6.2 %8.6 %50.0 %39.3 %34.3 %26.4 %22.4 %48.5 %29.0 %17866531133
2010High Leverage0.9422.5 %37.5 %40.0 %12.5 %6.3 %6.7 %0.0 %34.2 %36.6 %29.3 %12.2 %65.9 %22.0 %22376147
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010Bases Empty0.8117.5 %36.8 %45.7 %12.3 %10.4 %9.7 %100.0 %38.8 %32.3 %29.0 %20.7 %47.9 %31.4 %19356481287
2010Men on Base0.9016.7 %39.5 %43.8 %15.7 %4.9 %7.6 %33.3 %38.5 %37.2 %24.3 %19.7 %57.7 %22.6 %1366510856
2010Men In Scoring0.9416.7 %40.3 %43.1 %16.1 %4.8 %8.6 %25.0 %40.5 %37.2 %22.3 %18.9 %57.4 %23.7 %863333530
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010Through 3 - 01.6733.3 %41.7 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %33.3 %58.3 %8.3 %16.7 %25.0 %58.3 %17812058
2010Through 3 - 10.7921.9 %34.4 %43.8 %0.0 %0.0 %18.2 %0.0 %31.3 %40.6 %28.1 %6.3 %53.1 %40.6 %432264168
2010Through 3 - 20.6121.3 %29.8 %48.9 %8.7 %4.3 %14.3 %0.0 %34.0 %42.6 %23.4 %14.9 %46.8 %38.3 %765371394
2010Through 2 - 00.7419.0 %34.5 %46.6 %3.7 %11.1 %10.0 %0.0 %46.6 %34.5 %19.0 %13.8 %48.3 %37.9 %513291222
2010Through 1 - 00.7718.0 %35.6 %46.3 %10.5 %10.5 %13.7 %0.0 %40.5 %34.2 %25.4 %17.6 %55.1 %27.3 %1416652764
2010Through 2 - 10.6320.2 %30.8 %49.0 %9.8 %3.9 %9.4 %0.0 %30.8 %33.7 %35.6 %16.4 %52.9 %30.8 %993490503
2010Through 1 - 10.8717.4 %38.4 %44.3 %13.4 %7.2 %8.3 %0.0 %38.6 %34.6 %26.8 %17.7 %55.5 %26.8 %16966731023
2010Through 0 - 10.9716.5 %41.2 %42.3 %13.9 %6.1 %6.3 %0.0 %36.9 %33.9 %29.2 %20.4 %51.8 %27.7 %17875061281
2010Through 2 - 20.7411.6 %37.5 %50.9 %10.5 %7.0 %7.1 %0.0 %34.8 %34.8 %30.4 %18.8 %47.3 %33.9 %1252513739
2010Through 1 - 21.1510.6 %47.7 %41.7 %14.5 %7.3 %9.5 %0.0 %39.4 %36.4 %24.2 %22.0 %57.6 %20.5 %1272409863
2010Through 0 - 21.2418.7 %45.1 %36.3 %18.2 %6.1 %9.8 %0.0 %36.3 %29.7 %34.1 %23.1 %55.0 %22.0 %774149625
SeasonSP / RPGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010As Starter0.8417.2 %37.9 %44.9 %13.7 %8.2 %8.8 %42.9 %38.7 %34.3 %27.0 %20.3 %52.0 %27.7 %330111582143
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2010No Shift0.9217.9 %39.3 %42.8 %14.8 %0.0 %9.0 %42.9 %37.3 %34.7 %28.0 %20.7 %54.1 %25.3 %18505861264
2010Shift - All1.0014.3 %42.9 %42.9 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %64.3 %28.6 %7.1 %35.7 %50.0 %14.3 %461531
2010Shift - Traditional0.830.0 %45.5 %54.5 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %54.6 %36.4 %9.1 %45.5 %45.5 %9.1 %381424
2010Shift - Non Traditional1.0066.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %817
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20101st Through Order as SP0.6516.8 %32.6 %50.5 %12.9 %4.3 %5.0 %50.0 %32.5 %36.7 %30.9 %24.5 %50.5 %25.0 %1198458740
20102nd Through Order as SP1.0117.2 %41.7 %41.1 %11.4 %10.1 %8.8 %0.0 %40.4 %35.2 %24.4 %19.2 %52.3 %28.5 %1104370734
20103rd Through Order as SP0.8517.8 %37.8 %44.4 %17.5 %11.3 %13.2 %50.0 %41.8 %31.9 %26.4 %18.7 %51.7 %29.7 %913303610
20104th Through Order as SP2.0014.3 %57.1 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %57.1 %21.4 %21.4 %0.0 %71.4 %28.6 %862759