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Brandon Lyon
Birthdate: 8/10/1979 (35 y, 1 m, 13 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/200     Position: P
Drafted: 1999 June Amateur Draft - Round: 14, Pick: 19, Overall: 433, Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Contract: $0.8M / 1 Years (2013)
RotoWire News: Lyon elected to become a free agent Tuesday, MiLB.com reports. (5/20/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2001Blue Jays11000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2002Blue Jays15000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2003Red Sox49000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2005Diamondbacks32000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2006Diamondbacks6810100100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.7083380.00.30.10.0
2007Diamondbacks73000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2007Diamondbacks5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Diamondbacks61000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2009Tigers65000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Astros79000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Astros (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Astros15100100.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.0001.2707520.00.80.10.1
20122 Teams67000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2012Astros37000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2012Blue Jays30000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Red Sox (AAA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Mets37000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014Angels (AAA)20000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
Total- - -5722011050.0 %0.0 %1.0001.0001.0001.0002.000.9895450.01.10.20.1
Postseason- - -5000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2001Blue Jays11000000000000000000.000
2002Blue Jays15000000000000000000.000
2003Red Sox49000000000000000000.000
2005Diamondbacks32000000000000000000.000
2006Diamondbacks68010000010100000000.000
2007Diamondbacks73000000000000000000.000
2007Diamondbacks5000000000000000000.000
2008Diamondbacks61000000000000000000.000
2009Tigers65000000000000000000.000
2010Astros79000000000000000000.000
2011Astros (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2011Astros151110100010000000001.000
20122 Teams67000000000000000000.000
    2012Astros37000000000000000000.000
    2012Blue Jays30000000000000000000.000
2013Red Sox (AAA)4000000000000000000.000
2013Mets37000000000000000000.000
2014Angels (AAA)20000000000000000000.000
Total- - -5721210100111000000001.000
Postseason- - -5000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2001Blue Jays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2001Average8.5 %17.3 %0.49.264.332.427.759.1635.0.296    .327 
2002Blue Jays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2002Average8.7 %16.8 %0.52.261.331.417.748.1554.8.293    .326 
2003Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2003Average8.5 %16.4 %0.52.264.333.422.755.1584.9.294    .328 
2005Diamondbacks0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295    .326 
2006Diamondbacks100.0 %0.0 %1.00.0001.000.0001.000.0002.6.000 0.000.3.708338
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301    .332 
2007Diamondbacks0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Diamondbacks0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Diamondbacks0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Astros0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Astros (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Astros0.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0002.0003.0001.0000.11.000 0.010.81.270752
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
20122 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2012Astros0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2012Blue Jays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Mets0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Angels (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
Total- - -50.0 %0.0 %1.001.0001.0002.0003.0001.0002.61.000 0.011.1.989545
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2002Blue Jays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2003Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2005Diamondbacks0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2006Diamondbacks0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2007Diamondbacks0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2007Diamondbacks0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Diamondbacks0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Astros0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Astros1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20122 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2012Astros0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2012Blue Jays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Mets0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2002Blue Jays0000000000
2003Red Sox0000000000
2005Diamondbacks0000000000
2006Diamondbacks0000000415
2007Diamondbacks0000000000
2007Diamondbacks0000000000
2008Diamondbacks0000000000
2009Tigers0000000000
2010Astros0000000000
2011Astros1000000246
20122 Teams0000000000
    2012Astros0000000000
    2012Blue Jays0000000000
2013Mets0000000000
Total- - -10000006511
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2001Blue Jays          
2002Blue Jays          
2003Red Sox          
2005Diamondbacks          
2006Diamondbacks0.060.000.060.280.031.92 00.030.00
2007Diamondbacks          
2007Diamondbacks          
2008Diamondbacks          
2009Tigers          
2010Astros          
2011Astros0.040.000.040.960.100.52 00.080.00
20122 Teams          
    2012Astros          
    2012Blue Jays          
2013Mets          
Total- - -0.100.000.101.240.131.22 00.11-0.03
Postseason- - -          

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2002Blue Jays        
2003Red Sox        
2005Diamondbacks        
2006Diamondbacks100.0% (85.2)       
2007Diamondbacks        
2008Diamondbacks        
2009Tigers        
2010Astros        
2011Astros66.7% (84.0)  33.3% (71.0)    
20122 Teams        
    2012Astros        
    2012Blue Jays        
2013Mets        
Total- - -81.8% (84.7)  18.2% (71.0)    

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Diamondbacks              
2008Diamondbacks              
2009Tigers              
2010Astros              
2011Astros50.0 %     16.7 %33.3 %      
20122 Teams              
    2012Astros              
    2012Blue Jays              
2013Mets              
Total- - -50.0 %     16.7 %33.3 %      

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Diamondbacks             
2008Diamondbacks             
2009Tigers             
2010Astros             
2011Astros84.0     83.971.1     
20122 Teams             
    2012Astros             
    2012Blue Jays             
2013Mets             
Total- - -84.0     83.971.1     

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2002Blue Jays              
2003Red Sox              
2005Diamondbacks              
2006Diamondbacks0.3      6.47      
2007Diamondbacks              
2008Diamondbacks              
2009Tigers              
2010Astros              
2011Astros0.7  0.0   18.21  1.31   
20122 Teams              
    2012Astros              
    2012Blue Jays              
2013Mets              
Total- - -1.1  0.0   11.69  1.31   

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Diamondbacks             
2008Diamondbacks             
2009Tigers             
2010Astros             
2011Astros0.8     -0.10.0     
20122 Teams             
    2012Astros             
    2012Blue Jays             
2013Mets             
Total- - -0.8     -0.10.0     

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Diamondbacks             
2008Diamondbacks             
2009Tigers             
2010Astros             
2011Astros26.62     -7.021.31     
20122 Teams             
    2012Astros             
    2012Blue Jays             
2013Mets             
Total- - -26.62     -7.021.31     

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2002Blue Jays         
2002Average18.1 %70.1 %46.5 %47.5 %85.5 %78.8 %54.6 %58.3 %9.8 %
2003Red Sox         
2003Average22.2 %68.8 %46.2 %51.9 %87.8 %79.4 %51.4 %58.6 %9.5 %
2005Diamondbacks         
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006Diamondbacks0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   20.0 % 0.0 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Diamondbacks         
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Diamondbacks         
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Tigers         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Astros         
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Astros50.0 %75.0 %66.7 %0.0 %100.0 %75.0 %66.7 %100.0 %0.0 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
20122 Teams         
    2012Astros         
    2012Blue Jays         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Mets         
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -16.7 %60.0 %36.4 %0.0 %100.0 %75.0 %45.5 %50.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Diamondbacks        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Diamondbacks        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Tigers        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Astros        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Astros33.3 %100.0 %66.7 %0.0 %100.0 %75.0 %50.0 %28.4
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
20122 Teams        
    2012Astros        
    2012Blue Jays        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Mets        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -33.3 %100.0 %66.7 %0.0 %100.0 %75.0 %50.0 %28.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2001Blue JaysP111163.0390  0        1.000 
2002Blue JaysP151062.05121011001 8   .944 
2003Red SoxP49059.0371010000 5   .909 
2005DiamondbacksP32029.1240000000 2   1.000 
2006DiamondbacksP68069.1180001100 2   1.000 
2007DiamondbacksP73074.0391101100 5   .923 
2008DiamondbacksP61059.1440000000 1   1.000 
2009TigersP65078.210160002101 3   1.000 
2010AstrosP79078.012122110000 6   .923 
2011AstrosP15013.1430000100 2   1.000 
20122 TeamsP67061.0350000000 15   1.000 
    2012AstrosP37036.0120000000 7   1.000 
    2012Blue JaysP30025.0230000000 8   1.000 
2013MetsP37034.1151100000 1   .857 
Total- - -P57221681.151946335402 50   .960 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2003Red SoxP59.0-1  0-2-3              
2005DiamondbacksP29.10  000              
2006DiamondbacksP69.10  001              
2007DiamondbacksP74.00  0-1-2              
2008DiamondbacksP59.10  0-2-2              
2009TigersP78.20  023              
2010AstrosP78.0-1  00-1              
2011AstrosP13.10  001              
20122 TeamsP61.0-2  01-1              
    2012AstrosP36.0-1  00-1              
    2012Blue JaysP25.0-1  010              
2013MetsP34.10  00-1              
Total- - -P681.1-4  0-2-5              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
20122 TeamsP61.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (4)
    2012AstrosP36.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
    2012Blue JaysP25.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (2)
2013MetsP34.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P681.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (9)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2001Blue Jays0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0  
2002Blue Jays0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0.2
2003Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0.3
2005Diamondbacks0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0.3
2006Diamondbacks0.30.0 0.10.30.10.00.00.50.0$0.2$0.8
2007Diamondbacks0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$1.5
2008Diamondbacks0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$3.1
2009Tigers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2010Astros0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Astros0.80.0 0.10.80.10.00.00.90.1$0.4 
20122 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2012Astros0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2012Blue Jays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Mets0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - -1.10.00.00.21.10.20.00.11.30.1  

  • $0.8m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Houston Astros on 2/9/2013 (Free Agent)
    • 2013: $0.8M
    • Incentives: a) $1.65M in performance bonuses
    • Source: usatoday.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 1999 June Amateur Draft - Round: 14, Pick: 19, Overall: 433
    • Team: Toronto Blue Jays
    • School: Dixie State College
  • 1997 June Amateur Draft - Round: 37, Pick: 6, Overall: 1110
    • Team: New York Mets
    • School: Taylorsville HS (Salt Lake City, UT)