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31 Lance Lynn SP

Minnesota Twins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
55%26%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
68.24-504.987141
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017STL1183.4333330000186.11518071271078153
2018MIN454.981313000068.2693838734171

Player Updates

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Twins' Lance Lynn: Unlucky loser in fifth straight quality start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lynn (4-5) took the loss despite working 6.2 quality innings Thursday against the Tigers, giving up three runs on five hits and one walk while striking out nine.

Lynn gave up the Tigers' go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh on his 114th and final pitch -- his highest count of the season. Still, Lynn now has rattled off five straight quality starts in which he's posted a sparkling 2,01 ERA with 30 strikeouts in 30.1 frames. The 16 walks he's dished out say he's probably working a bit over his head, but this recent form remains a marked improvement over his first eight starts (7.47 ERA with only two outings with six-plus innings). While he's returned to the tier of solid pitching options in many mixed leagues, his outlook is grimmer for his next scheduled assignment Wednesday at home versus the loaded Red Sox.

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Twins' Lance Lynn: Logs another quality start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lynn didn't factor into the decision against the Angels on Friday, giving up just one earned run on four hits over six innings, striking out seven and walking two as Minnesota lost 4-2.

The first-year Twin stumbled out of the gate in 2018 with an 8.37 ERA over his five outings in April, but he seems to have settled in lately, as this marked his fourth straight quality start since May 22. His 5.08 ERA and 1.68 WHIP are still bloated, but Lynn has been pretty consistent over his career, and averaged a 3.06 ERA over his previous three seasons as a member of the Cardinals. That track record, combined with his strong pitching in recent weeks, means there's reason to believe those ratios will start to even out more as the season progresses.

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Twins' Lance Lynn: Picks up win despite shaky control Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lynn (4-4) came away with the win in Saturday's 7-1 victory over Cleveland, allowing one run on two hits and five walks over six innings while striking out five.

Cleveland hitters weren't able to make the right-hander pay for his free passes, going 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position on the night. Lynn has walked five or more batters five times this season, but he's also provided the Twins with three straight quality starts and four in his last six, lowering his ERA to 5.46 over that stretch -- an improvement of almost three full runs. He'll try to keep his momentum going Friday at home against the Angels.

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Twins' Lance Lynn: Beats Royals with quality start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lynn (3-4) allowed two runs on six hits and three walks across six innings to earn the win Monday against the Royals. He struck out five.

Lynn worked around trouble on several occasions and was unscathed other than a two-run rally which included a pair of doubles in the fifth inning. He needed just 91 pitches (53 strikes) to work through six innings but wasn't brought back out for the seventh, though he recorded his second straight quality start. It's been a rough season for Lynn for the most part, but he's shown signs of life of late and will look to keep it going this weekend against the Indians.

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Twins' Lance Lynn: Tosses 6.2 shutout innings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lynn (2-4) earned the win Tuesday, shutting out the Tigers over 6.2 innings with four strikeouts while allowing five hits and a walk.

Lynn stayed out of trouble by keeping the ball on the ground, as he recorded 14 groundouts versus just two flyouts. It was just the second time all season he walked fewer than two batters, and the improved command was a very welcome sight, as Lynn entered Tuesday's tilt with an abysmal 7.0 BB/9. The 31-year-old still carries a bloated 6.34 ERA and may be in jeopardy of losing his spot in the rotation at some point if his early season troubles persist much longer, but he figures to be safe in the short term. His next start is slated to come Monday against the Royals.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Cleveland 6.010 1.50055
vs LHB 27.100 6.9101821
vs RHB 41.100 3.7002350
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
5/11@LAA0004.28423
5/16STL0103.04345
5/22DET1006.25014
5/28@KC1006.06235
6/2CLE1006.02155
6/8LAA0006.04127
6/14@DET0106.25319
Two Week Schedule
JUNE
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3
Cle
W7-5
4
5
CHW
W4-2
L3-6
6
CHW
8:10 pm
7
CHW
1:10 pm
8
LAA
8:10 pm
9
LAA
2:10 pm
10
LAA
2:10 pm
11
12
@Det
7:10 pm
13
@Det
7:10 pm
14
@Det
1:10 pm
15
@Cle
7:10 pm
16
@Cle
4:10 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
0
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12

4

-8

15

1

-4

25

41

17

12

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2011STL11 3.121820012 34.2251212311140
2012STL187 3.7835290000 176.01687674161064180
2013STL1510 3.9733330000 201.21899289141176198
2014STL1510 2.7433332100 203.2185726213772181
2015STL1211 3.0331310000 175.1172665913568167
2016STL00 ---0000000.00000000
2017STL118 3.4333330000 186.11518071271078153
2018MIN45 4.9813130000 68.2693838734171
Total 7652 3.4819617421121046.19594364059347410990
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011STL18400001100 .200 .000 .000
2012STL3550430123600 .094 .060 .060
2013STL3354140243000 .138 .074 .074
2014STL3360540143400 .138 .083 .067
2015STL3150380102600 .160 .200 .160
2017STL3354240012500 .107 .111 .074
2018MIN13100000000 .000 .000 .000
Total 1962731523051215200 .128 .103 .084
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2011STLP182422001.000
2012STLP35292251611 .955
2013STLP333341142615 .976
2014STLP33333782810 .973
2015STLP313128121421 .929
2017STLP33332891722 .929
2018MINP1313105410 .900
Total  1961741705510789 .953
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2011STL13524 1.5821001 .203136 9.6 .3171
2012STL3171151 1.2499203 .253744 12.4 .4010
2013STL0186196 1.0477106 .252856 12.3 .3750
2014STL1212209 1.0713007 .238866 11.7 .3550
2015STL5173166 1.1441402 .258751 12.6 .3780
2016STL000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2017STL5199185 1.1847002 .223776 11.5 .3950
2018MIN27352 1.5433001 .262309 14.8 .4070
Total 171049983 1.1630317022 .2454438 12.2 .3801
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2011STL20 3.271000000 11.010442055
2012STL12 5.73620000 11.01311730615
2013STL22 5.19530000 17.1191010111117
2014STL00 3.09220000 11.2134400311
2015STL00 9.00100000 1.01110012
Total 54 4.502470000 52.0563026612650
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008 A-Quad Cities01 2.2522000 8.08222127
2008 A-Batavia10 0.9664000 18.2125201422
2009AFA-Palm Beach00 2.4052000 15.0164400317
2009AAA-Memphis00 2.8411000 6.15220039
2009AA-Springfield114 2.932222000126.01175141545198
2010AAA-Memphis Redbirds1310 4.772929000164.0164968721862141
2011AAA-Memphis Redbirds73 3.841212000 75.0793332222564
2016AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals00 2.4522000 3.24310004
2016AA-Springfield Cardinal00 0.0011000 3.03000103
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/269
Birthdate:
5/12/1987
Age:
31
Hometown:
Indianapolis, IN
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Team:
Minnesota Twins
College:
Ole Miss
MLB Experience:
7