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Tyler Lyons
Birthdate: 2/21/1988 (29 y, 1 m, 2 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 24, Overall: 289, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Lyons (knee) made his spring debut in Sunday's Grapefruit League victory over the Braves, giving up two earned runs on two hits and one walk. He also recorded a strikeout. (3/20/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Tyler Lyons is a handsome man. Seriously. Go look at a picture of Tyler Lyons. Good-looking guy. Unfortunately, Lyons got injured at precisely the wrong time in his career last season. In the bullpen to start the year, Lyons pitched reasonably well to start the year with a 3.35 ERA and more than a strikeout per inning and walks under three per nine. He gave up a few too many home runs, but if the Cardinals had an opening in the rotation, it was reasonable to think he was going to get a shot. Unfortunately for Lyons, the Cardinals never needed an extra starter in the first half, and when it came to the second half, Lyons' knee didn't cooperate. He last pitched at the end of July and when rehab failed, he had surgery in the offseason and likely won't be ready for the start of the season. He is likely in line for a bullpen job once his rehab is complete, though an opening in the rotation could provide the chance he needs to prove himself if timed right. He still could be an average starter, though average to above-average reliever is likely his future once he is able to make it back. (Craig Edwards)

The Quick Opinion: Lyons is likely to start the year on the disabled list, so middle reliever at some point in the season is his most likely role.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2011Javelinas (R)3207729.28.492.121.21.30865.8 %  4.854.98  
2011Cardinals (A+)941331294.07.562.780.77.30165.3 %  4.503.87  
2012Cardinals (AA)540121264.17.552.660.84.33069.9 %  3.923.75  
2012Cardinals (AAA)490151588.19.071.830.92.31568.9 %  4.283.66  
2013Cardinals (AAA)7201716100.17.711.700.54.28068.9 %  3.323.38  
2013Cardinals24012853.07.302.720.85.28263.9 %47.4 %9.6 %4.753.733.840.5
2014Cardinals (AA)000112.013.500.000.00.50066.7 %  4.500.12  
2014Cardinals (AAA)820141481.18.301.991.00.34871.4 %  4.433.96  
2014Cardinals04011436.28.842.700.98.28456.9 %43.3 %9.5 %4.423.653.650.3
2015Cardinals (AAA)950161694.29.131.241.14.33683.2 %  3.143.69  
2015Cardinals31017860.09.002.251.80.28179.0 %38.7 %19.4 %3.754.533.460.2
2016Cardinals20030048.08.632.631.69.22085.2 %40.0 %20.0 %3.384.543.670.0
2017Depth Charts11015015.09.132.281.16.30076.3 %  3.413.65 0.0
2017Steamer11015015.09.112.201.00.29574.4 %43.5 % 3.433.393.630.2
2017ZiPS32048061.09.152.361.33.29078.4 %  3.393.92 0.4
Total- - -7907020197.28.422.551.37.26970.9 %42.3 %14.9 %4.054.163.650.9

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2011Javelinas (R)324.8577000  29.211828161647011128
2011Cardinals (A+)944.503312111  94.0402935147829244179
2012Cardinals (AA)543.921212000  64.1274703328619012054
2012Cardinals (AAA)494.281515300  88.1366874242918020089
2013Cardinals (AAA)723.321716000  100.1399854037619060086
2013Cardinals244.751280000053.0223492928516030043
2014Cardinals (AA)004.5011000  2.093110000003
2014Cardinals (AAA)824.431414210  81.1346944140918106175
2014Cardinals044.421140000036.2155332318411220036
2015Cardinals (AAA)953.141616210  94.239710434331213020196
2015Cardinals313.751780000060.02555929251215014060
2016Cardinals203.383000004048.0187351818914002046
2017Depth Charts113.41150  01 15.0 146624 0  15
2017Steamer113.431500001 15.062146624 0  15
2017ZiPS323.39480  0  61.0 542523916022162
Total- - -794.05702000040197.2820176998930562660185

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2011Javelinas (R)8.492.124.001.2123.7 %5.9 %17.8 %.2551.18.30865.8 %  4.98
2011Cardinals (A+)7.562.782.720.7719.7 %7.2 %12.4 %.2521.30.30165.3 %  3.87
2012Cardinals (AA)7.552.662.840.8419.7 %6.9 %12.8 %.2761.38.33069.9 %  3.75
2012Cardinals (AAA)9.071.834.940.9224.3 %4.9 %19.4 %.2511.19.31568.9 %  3.66
2013Cardinals (AAA)7.711.704.530.5421.6 %4.8 %16.8 %.2271.04.28068.9 %  3.38
2013Cardinals7.302.722.690.8519.3 %7.2 %12.1 %.2401.23.28263.9 %1301003.73
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Cardinals (AA)13.500.003.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.3331.50.50066.7 %  0.12
2014Cardinals (AAA)8.301.994.171.0021.7 %5.2 %16.5 %.2871.38.34871.4 %  3.96
2014Cardinals8.842.703.270.9823.2 %7.1 %16.1 %.2321.20.28456.9 %1231003.65
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Cardinals (AAA)9.131.247.381.1424.2 %3.3 %20.9 %.2721.24.33683.2 %  3.69
2015Cardinals9.002.254.001.8023.5 %5.9 %17.7 %.2471.23.28179.0 %981184.53
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Cardinals8.632.633.291.6924.6 %7.5 %17.1 %.2021.02.22085.2 %821114.54
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts9.132.284.001.16   .2431.16.30076.3 %  3.65
2017Steamer9.112.204.131.0024.4 %5.9 %18.5 %.2381.17.29574.4 %  3.39
2017ZiPS9.152.363.881.33   .2391.15.29078.4 %  3.92
Total- - -8.422.553.301.3722.6 %6.8 %15.7 %.2321.17.26970.9 %1071084.16

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2013Cardinals1.4219.2 %47.4 %33.3 %1.9 %9.6 %5.4 %20.0 %32.9 %44.1 %23.0 %18.0 %54.0 %28.0 %3.791023.84
2014Cardinals1.0716.3 %43.3 %40.4 %7.1 %9.5 %13.3 %0.0 %45.3 %28.3 %26.4 %15.1 %49.1 %35.8 %3.32993.65
2015Cardinals1.0825.4 %38.7 %35.8 %11.3 %19.4 %9.0 %16.7 %44.7 %32.4 %22.9 %27.9 %40.8 %31.3 %3.42893.46
2016Cardinals1.1124.0 %40.0 %36.0 %17.8 %20.0 %4.0 %0.0 %48.0 %34.6 %17.3 %25.2 %30.7 %44.1 %3.46893.67
Total- - -1.1721.7 %42.3 %36.0 %9.5 %14.9 %7.6 %13.3 %42.2 %35.4 %22.3 %22.2 %43.8 %34.0 %3.51943.65

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2013Cardinals745230145121269518787
2014Cardinals454217362010179356535
2015Cardinals676244766139319640959
2016Cardinals504530822018233445678
Total- - -236201121191815288100019592959

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2013Cardinals-0.04-3.823.79-2.92-0.370.960.961.021.56110.10-0.1320
2014Cardinals-0.72-2.341.62-6.68-0.760.670.670.720.8110-0.12-0.9603
2015Cardinals-0.19-3.453.26-0.86-0.090.760.760.620.7116-0.840.5810
2016Cardinals1.22-1.212.426.240.680.650.670.720.84200.751.1372
Total- - -0.26-10.8311.09-4.22-0.540.770.780.750.9457-0.110.45105

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Cardinals60.9% (89.8)22.0% (81.8) 4.8% (75.5)12.2% (82.7)  0.1%
2014Cardinals60.5% (89.7)24.7% (81.0) 5.3% (74.4)9.5% (82.0)  1.5%
2015Cardinals52.0% (90.1)32.2% (80.9) 2.9% (75.5)12.8% (82.9)   
2016Cardinals45.6% (90.6)38.1% (80.4) 0.1% (75.0)16.2% (84.5)   
Total- - -54.4% (90.0)29.5% (81.0) 3.2% (75.2)12.8% (83.2)  0.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Cardinals31.7 %29.3 %    22.1 %4.8 %  12.1 %   
2014Cardinals32.0 %29.0 %    23.2 %5.5 %  10.4 %   
2015Cardinals34.2 %18.4 %    32.0 %3.1 %0.1 % 12.1 %   
2016Cardinals36.6 %9.6 %    37.2 %1.0 %  15.6 %   
Total- - -33.7 %21.2 %    29.0 %3.5 %0.0 % 12.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Cardinals90.089.5    81.875.5  82.6  
2014Cardinals89.889.4    80.874.4  82.1  
2015Cardinals90.189.7    80.975.579.6 82.8  
2016Cardinals90.789.8    80.578.0  84.4  
Total- - -90.289.5    81.075.479.6 83.1  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Cardinals-4.03.0 1.2-1.1  -0.831.73 3.21-1.18  
2014Cardinals-0.53.8 -2.1-1.7  -0.152.91 -7.38-3.36  
2015Cardinals-9.14.8 -1.91.6  -1.821.54 -6.681.31  
2016Cardinals-2.37.4 0.02.2  -0.762.87 -2.621.99  
Total- - --15.919.0 -2.71.0  -0.992.18 -2.890.26  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Cardinals-3.3-1.0    3.01.0  -1.0  
2014Cardinals2.4-2.3    4.2-2.1  -2.2  
2015Cardinals-3.0-3.2    5.1-1.80.2 1.3  
2016Cardinals4.8-6.6    7.20.1  2.1  
Total- - -0.9-13.2    19.5-2.70.2 0.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Cardinals-1.31-0.45    1.752.67  -1.04  
2014Cardinals1.43-1.49    3.38-7.16  -3.97  
2015Cardinals-0.93-1.85    1.66-5.9222.45 1.16  
2016Cardinals1.93-10.22    2.871.60  1.94  
Total- - -0.09-2.12    2.28-2.6222.45 0.06  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Cardinals31.7 %63.0 %45.9 %60.3 %92.9 %80.6 %45.4 %58.7 %8.9 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Cardinals25.6 %65.6 %47.3 %48.4 %85.6 %76.3 %54.1 %61.9 %11.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Cardinals33.5 %57.7 %45.3 %60.0 %90.3 %78.8 %48.6 %60.4 %9.6 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Cardinals28.2 %62.4 %44.8 %59.2 %85.9 %77.3 %48.7 %71.7 %10.2 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.5 %61.7 %45.7 %58.4 %89.0 %78.5 %48.8 %62.8 %9.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Cardinals31.4 %61.4 %45.9 %60.6 %91.5 %80.6 %48.5 %19.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cardinals27.9 %62.2 %46.9 %51.5 %85.3 %76.3 %55.4 %20.2
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cardinals34.8 %56.6 %45.3 %58.7 %92.3 %79.0 %48.2 %19.9
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Cardinals32.4 %57.8 %44.7 %63.7 %85.8 %77.6 %48.5 %20.1
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -32.2 %59.3 %45.6 %59.4 %89.2 %78.6 %49.6 %19.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2013CardinalsP12853.02120000000 2   1.000 
2014CardinalsP11436.2172020000 1   .800 
2015CardinalsP17860.0193030000 4   .769 
2016CardinalsP30048.0240001100 2   1.000 
Total- - -P7020197.26325051100 9   .884 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013CardinalsP53.00  022              
2014CardinalsP36.20  011              
2015CardinalsP60.0-1  010              
2016CardinalsP48.00  000              
Total- - -P197.2-1  043              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013CardinalsP53.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (9)
2014CardinalsP36.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)80.0%      (5)
2015CardinalsP60.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)90.0%    (10)
2016CardinalsP48.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -P197.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)50.0%     (4)66.7%      (3)92.9%    (28)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Cardinals0.10.1-0.6-0.44.50.5$3.6 
2014Cardinals-0.40.1-0.8-0.72.50.3$2.1 
2015Cardinals0.30.3-0.10.21.50.2$1.2 
2016Cardinals0.60.7-0.10.6-0.30.0($0.3) 
Total- - -0.51.2-1.6-0.48.20.9$6.7 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/3/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com, Hat Tip: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 3/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre-Arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 9, Pick: 24, Overall: 289
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: Oklahoma State
  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 10, Pick: 24, Overall: 315
    • Team: New York Yankees
    • School: Oklahoma St U