Major League Baseball

Career W-L
49-28
 
Career ERA
3.46
Name  Lance Lynn
Born  5/12/1987
Height  6-5
Weight  250
Number  31
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
10/12/2014 11:04:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn did not fare well in his only start against San Francisco in 2014.
Insight: He lasted only 3 1/3 innings on June 1, allowing seven runs (four earned), on eight hits and four walks, while striking out two. Lynn will need to pitch much better if St. Louis wants a chance at evening up the NLCS.
 
10/5/2014 9:19:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn worked out of a couple jams to keep St. Louis in Game 2 of the NLDS and ultimately earned a no-decision as the Cardinals lost to the Dodgers, 3-2, on Saturday.
Insight: The Dodgers scored two runs in the third but were unable to add to it with a man in scoring position with less than two outs in the fifth and sixth innings. Lynn finished with six innings, allowed two runs on seven hits, struck out eight and walked two. The series is tied, 1-1, going to St. Louis for Game 3.
 
10/4/2014 10:04:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn did not pitch well in his only start at Dodger Stadium, in 2014.
Insight: He lasted only two innings and took the loss, while giving up seven runs (six earned), on nine hits and two walks, while striking out two. Lynn will need to pitch must better than that, as he will be opposed by Zack Greinke.
 
Hot9/17/2014 12:14:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn pitched seven innings, allowed one run on five hits, struck out five and walked one in a no-decision against the Brewers on Tuesday.
Insight: Lynn left with a 1-0 lead, but Milwaukee rallied to tie the game in the ninth and won in the 12th. Lynn is still one of the main reasons the Cardinals are in first place with a week and a half left in the season. He is 15-9 with a 2.68 ERA and 167 strikeouts in 191 2/3 innings.
 
Hot9/11/2014 3:29:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn pitched a complete game but lost 1-0 against Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto.
Insight: Lynn picked up the rare eight-inning complete game as he allowed one run on three hits, struck out six and walked one. His one walk was to Brandon Phillips to lead off the eighth, and he advanced to third on Jay Bruce's single to right field. Then, Ramon Santiago hit a liner that Jon Jay misplaced, which allowed Phillips to score. Lynn is 15-9 with a 2.73 ERA this year. has not lost a start since July 29. In his last seven starts, Lynn is 4-0 with a 2.27 ERA. The 27-year-old is 15-8 with a 2.80 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, and 156 strikeouts in 176 2/3 innings this year.
 
Hot9/6/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings, allowing just one unearned run to defeated the Brewers, 5-3, on Saturday.
Insight: Lynn has not lost a start since July 29. In his last seven starts, Lynn is 4-0 with a 2.27 ERA. The 27-year-old is 15-8 with a 2.80 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, and 156 strikeouts in 176 2/3 innings this year.
 
Hot8/6/2014 12:38:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn has allowed two earned runs or less and thrown six innings or more in each of his last six starts.
Insight: Lynn allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits in seven innings Tuesday against Boston but walked away with a no decision. In fact, he's gone 0-2 in his last three starts despite recording a 1.40 ERA in that span. The right-hander is 11-8 with a 2.89 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP this season.
 
7/4/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn blanked the Marlins over 6 2/3 innings Friday night to move to 9-6.
Insight: Lynn bounced back from giving up six earned runs on nine hits in two innings at Los Angeles his last time out. In his last six starts, he's alternated games in which he's allowed zero runs and has a 3.17 ERA on the year.
 
6/28/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn allowed nine hits and seven runs (six earned) in just two innings of work Saturday at Los Angeles.
Insight: Go figure. Lynn held the Rockies to three hits in eight shutout innings at Coors Field on Monday, but the Dodgers roughed him up five days later. Lynn will take an 8-6 record, a 3.38 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP into his next start Friday at home against the Marlins.
 
Hot6/24/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn went into Coors Field and held the Rockies to three hits over eight scoreless innings (7 K, 0 BB).
Insight: Colorado is hitting .325 with an .899 OPS at Coors Field this season, so that's quite an impressive feat by Lynn, who has allowed just 10 hits and two runs in his last 22 innings. Lynn has proven to be a first-half pitcher in his career, going 31-14 with a 3.49 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP prior to the All-Star break and 11-9 with a 3.95 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP after it.
 
6/13/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right-hander Lance Lynn took a perfect game into the sixth inning Friday against Washington.
Insight: Lynn allowed just two hits over eight shutout innings. That lowers his season ERA to 3.16. Lynn's next start is scheduled for Wednesday against New York.
 
6/6/2014 11:47:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn is ready for Friday's start after hurting his knee covering first in last Sunday's game.
Insight: It was called a hyperextension, but he's been checked out and given the ok to start. Lynn is 6-3 with a 3.48 ERA and 1.37 WHIP.
 
Hot5/28/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn fired his first career complete game and shutout Tuesday against the Yankees.
Insight: Lynn won 33 games in the previous two seasons and he has six in 2014 to go with a 3.13 ERA.
 
4/19/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn improved to 4-0 with a win over the Nationals on Saturday.
Insight: Lynn gave up five hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings Saturday but he gave up just one run. He still has just one quality start this season. The right-hander was been provided with at least 5.1 runs per start in each of his first three seasons and 5.5 in four starts this year.
 
4/14/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn dominated Milwaukee over seven scoreless innings Monday.
Insight: Lynn struck out 11 and allowed just three hits. He's 3-0 in three starts even though Monday was his first quality start of the season.
 
10/25/2013 3:40:00 PM
Description: Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will start Lance Lynn in Game 4 of the World Series Sunday.
Insight: If the team was facing a 3-0 hole Matheny liked would have used Adam Wainwright on short rest, but since it won Game 2 he'll go with Lynn. After allowing five runs in 4 1/3 innings in Game 2 of the NLDS versus Pittsburgh, Lynn started Game 4 of the NLCS against the Dodgers and allowed two runs over 5 1/3 innings. Meanwhile, rookie Shelby Miller has thrown a total of 4 1/3 innings this postseason.
 
10/12/2013 3:40:00 PM
Description: Cardinals manager Mike Matheny will stick with Lance Lynn to start Game 4 of the NLCS.
Insight: Lynn gave up five runs over 4 1/3 innings in his only start of the NLDS, but that won't deter Matheny from using Lynn over Shelby Miller. Miller will remain in the bullpen.
 
9/28/2013 9:52:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn made his case why he should be in the postseason rotation with six scoreless innings, nine strikeouts and zero walks Friday in a win over the Cubs.
Insight: Lynn's 2013 season has followed a near-identical pattern to last year -- he started off strong, winning a bunch of games early, struggled in July and August and had a dynamite September. After going 2-1 with a 2.12 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 29 2/3 innings this month, Lynn will finish 15-10 with a 3.97 ERA and 198 Ks in 201 2/3 frames. St. Louis has plenty of strong choices to fill its rotation for the playoffs after Adam Wainwright, including Lynn, Michael Wacha, Shelby Miller and Joe Kelly.
 
9/21/2013 10:56:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn threw his third straight quality start Saturday against the Brewers and picked up his first win since Aug. 4.
Insight: Lynn gave up one run and struck out seven over 6 1/3 innings Saturday and has allowed three earned runs in 18 1/3 innings over his last three starts. Lynn went 0-5 with a 6.88 ERA from Aug. 9 to Sept. 5 before his string of three straight quality turns.
 
9/12/2013 11:19:00 AM
Description: Cardinals starter Lance Lynn turned in his best start in five weeks Wednesday against the Brewers, throwing six innings, striking out 10 and allowing one (unearned) run.
Insight: Lynn came in 0-5 with a 6.88 ERA over his previous six starts and 3-9 with a 5.40 ERA since starting out 10-1 with a 3.42. He'll attempt to duplicate September 2012, in which he went 5-2 with a 2.76 ERA after struggling following the All-Star break and getting demoted the bullpen for a few weeks.