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2018 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date10-19-1990
Height6' 4"
Weight230 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 6 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
-0.22014
0.02015
-0.82016
-2.12017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2011 HOU MLB 20 15 94.0 2 8 0 107 26 67 14 .258 102 10.2 2.5 1.3 6.4 44% .307 .291 1.41 4.49 5.36 114 5.55 129.1 -0.6
2012 HOU MLB 25 25 141.3 5 12 0 159 42 99 20 .259 101 10.1 2.7 1.3 6.3 54% .302 .287 1.42 4.56 5.09 107 4.47 102.5 1.2
2013 HOU MLB 27 25 141.7 7 9 1 165 49 93 17 .268 99 10.5 3.1 1.1 5.9 50% .314 .298 1.51 4.59 5.59 108 5.52 132.2 -1.0
2014 COL MLB 22 22 126.7 7 4 0 127 46 90 12 .254 116 9.0 3.3 0.9 6.4 53% .295 .261 1.37 4.19 4.33 111 4.94 121.2 -0.2
2015 COL MLB 10 10 49.0 2 5 0 54 19 30 2 .258 117 9.9 3.5 0.4 5.5 51% .329 .250 1.49 3.81 5.14 105 4.99 116.7 0.0
2016 COL MLB 40 5 58.7 4 5 1 69 28 32 4 .267 113 10.6 4.3 0.6 4.9 52% .319 .268 1.65 4.61 5.83 115 6.24 138.1 -0.8
2017 COL 0 33 0 46.7 0 2 0 61 12 33 11 .263 105 11.8 2.3 2.1 6.4 52% .331 .303 1.56 5.85 6.94 123 7.95 169.1 -1.4
2017 SDN 0 5 5 23.0 1 3 0 35 10 22 5 .261 92 13.7 3.9 2.0 8.6 46% .395 .350 1.96 5.39 9.39 121 8.10 172.3 -0.7
2018 SDN MLB 10 0 15.3 0 0 0 9 5 15 1 .241 92 5.3 2.9 0.6 8.8 46% .211 .198 0.91 3.23 2.35 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
2017 TOT MLB 38 5 69.7 1 5 0 96 22 55 16 .262 100 12.4 2.8 2.1 7.1 50% .352 .319 1.69 5.70 7.75 122 8.00 170.2 -2.1
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2008 TCV A- 2 2 5.7 0 0 0 7 7 4 2 .282 97 11.1 11.1 3.2 6.3 25% .278 .370 2.46 10.45 6.32 131 10.36 131.5
2008 GRV Rk 13 13 49.7 3 3 0 44 10 64 4 .260 99 8.0 1.8 0.7 11.6 49% .315 .237 1.09 3.03 3.98 71 2.05 40.0
2009 LEX A 26 26 144.7 7 11 0 134 38 167 5 .266 89 8.3 2.4 0.3 10.4 45% .342 .248 1.19 2.67 3.23 77 2.01 82.8
2010 CCH AA 21 20 127.0 7 9 0 133 35 115 10 .258 96 9.4 2.5 0.7 8.1 45% .327 .258 1.32 3.32 3.12 81 2.14 74.5
2010 ROU AAA 6 6 31.7 0 3 0 48 11 22 2 .266 95 13.6 3.1 0.6 6.2 52% .397 .313 1.86 4.24 5.39 101 5.23 106.3
2011 HOU MLB 20 15 94.0 2 8 0 107 26 67 14 .258 102 10.2 2.5 1.3 6.4 44% .307 .291 1.41 4.49 5.36 114 5.55 129.1
2011 OKL AAA 12 10 62.3 3 3 0 64 17 42 4 .263 92 9.2 2.5 0.6 6.1 40% .317 .250 1.30 4.32 3.61 99 3.80 94.8
2012 HOU MLB 25 25 141.3 5 12 0 159 42 99 20 .259 101 10.1 2.7 1.3 6.3 54% .302 .287 1.42 4.56 5.09 107 4.47 102.5
2012 OKL AAA 7 7 40.7 5 0 0 41 8 33 2 .262 96 9.1 1.8 0.4 7.3 59% .331 .235 1.20 3.71 3.54 77 2.16 79.5
2013 HOU MLB 27 25 141.7 7 9 1 165 49 93 17 .268 99 10.5 3.1 1.1 5.9 50% .314 .298 1.51 4.59 5.59 108 5.52 132.2
2013 OKL AAA 6 5 23.7 2 2 0 30 6 11 1 .273 98 11.4 2.3 0.4 4.2 62% .345 .256 1.52 3.94 5.32 107 5.08 107.9
2014 COL MLB 22 22 126.7 7 4 0 127 46 90 12 .254 116 9.0 3.3 0.9 6.4 53% .295 .261 1.37 4.19 4.33 111 4.94 121.2
2014 MOD A+ 1 1 3.7 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 .281 105 7.4 4.9 0.0 9.8 50% .300 .222 1.36 3.18 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2014 CSP AAA 1 0 4.7 1 0 0 3 2 4 0 .274 116 5.8 3.9 0.0 7.7 73% .273 .154 1.07 3.26 0.00 100 4.47 100.3
2015 COL MLB 10 10 49.0 2 5 0 54 19 30 2 .258 117 9.9 3.5 0.4 5.5 51% .329 .250 1.49 3.81 5.14 105 4.99 116.7
2016 COL MLB 40 5 58.7 4 5 1 69 28 32 4 .267 113 10.6 4.3 0.6 4.9 52% .319 .268 1.65 4.61 5.83 115 6.24 138.1
2016 ABQ AAA 8 8 44.7 4 2 0 57 18 29 5 .270 112 11.5 3.6 1.0 5.8 42% .361 .285 1.68 5.28 5.44 116 8.93 129.6
2017 COL MLB 33 0 46.7 0 2 0 61 12 33 11 .263 105 11.8 2.3 2.1 6.4 52% .331 .303 1.56 5.85 6.94 123 7.95 169.1
2017 SDN MLB 5 5 23.0 1 3 0 35 10 22 5 .261 92 13.7 3.9 2.0 8.6 46% .395 .350 1.96 5.39 9.39 121 8.10 172.3
2017 ELP AAA 5 5 20.0 1 1 0 20 8 20 1 .255 105 9.0 3.6 0.5 9.0 48% .333 .243 1.40 3.72 4.50 91 4.78 92.2
2018 SDN MLB 10 0 15.3 0 0 0 9 5 15 1 .241 92 5.3 2.9 0.6 8.8 46% .211 .198 0.91 3.23 2.35 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2011 1567 0.4678 0.4550 0.7924 0.6126 0.3165 0.8463 0.7008 0.2076
2012 2345 0.4870 0.4507 0.8297 0.6243 0.2860 0.8962 0.6919 0.1703
2013 2438 0.4631 0.4446 0.8266 0.6182 0.2949 0.8997 0.6943 0.1734
2014 2079 0.4714 0.4382 0.8233 0.6102 0.2848 0.8896 0.6965 0.1767
2015 758 0.4710 0.4631 0.8034 0.6611 0.2868 0.8898 0.6261 0.1966
2016 949 0.4752 0.4658 0.8213 0.6763 0.2751 0.8984 0.6496 0.1787
2017 1244 0.4807 0.4678 0.7784 0.6555 0.2941 0.8750 0.5789 0.2216
2018 214 0.4860 0.4393 0.7447 0.5673 0.3182 0.8644 0.5429 0.2553
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-05 2014-08-06 60-DL 62 54 Left Hand Fracture Player Collision -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 SDN $250,000
2018 SDN $750,000
2017 COL $3,175,000
2016 COL $2,975,000
2015 COL $2,475,000
2014 COL $502,000
2013 HOU $
YearsDescriptionSalary
5 yrPrevious$9,127,000
2018Current$750,000
6 yrPvs + Cur$9,877,000
1 yrFuture$250,000
7 yrTotal$10,127,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 2 dPalmetto Sports1 year/$1M (2018), 2019 option

Details
  • 1 year/$1M (2018), plus 2019 club option. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/17/17. 18:$0.75M, 19:$3.5M club option ($0.25M buyout). 2019 option increases $1M to $4.5M if Lyles wins 2018 Comeback Player of Year award. If San Diego exercises 2019 option, Lyles may earn performance bonuses in 2019: $0.25M each for 15, 20, 25 starts. $0.125M each for 40, 50 games pitched.
  • 1 year/$3.175M (2017). Re-signed by Colorado 11/30/16 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Colorado 7/29/17. Released 8/1/17. Signed by San Diego as a free agent 8/8/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by San Diego 9/1/17.
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2016). Re-signed by Colorado 12/2/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.475M (2015). Re-signed by Colorado 1/14/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2014). Re-signed by Colorado 3/9/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Houston 3/13. Acquired by Colorado in trade from Houston 12/3/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Re-signed by Houston 2/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Houston 5/30/11.
  • Drafted by Houston 2008 (1s-38) (Hartsville HS, S.C.). Signed 6/08, $0.93M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .299 .393 .451 .290
11 vs R (Multi) .270 .324 .392 .249
18 Split (Multi) .030 .070 .059 .040
19 LgAvg (Multi) .006 .020 .015 .013
30 vs L (2016) .316 .417 .484 .296
31 vs R (2016) .275 .340 .373 .247
38 Split (2016) .041 .078 .111 .049
39 LgAvg (2016) .003 .018 .013 .012

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-05-15 20:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan Lyles -- Is any amount of his solid performance reliable? Curious if I should trade him in my Dynasty League while the gettin's good.
(Victor from Dumfries)
I own him in a few places and I don't trust him any further than I can throw him. I don't care how many starts in a row he does this for, I'm never starting him in Coors--but for now, I'm starting him on the road every time. (Bret Sayre)
2014-04-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan Lyles improved performance ... its because he finally has a solid infield defense behind him, yes?
(dianagram from VORGville)
I don't know if I'd attribute it 100 percent to an improved infield defense, but good gloves always help. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-04-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Is Jordan Lyles worth picking up in this week's supplemental draft? He would just be depth to avoid Pitcher-AAA.
(GaryJohnson from The Beach)
Lyles was one of our targets on the recent mock supplemental, and we support him as a target--not unanimously, but particularly if you're looking for SP depth rather than immediate needs in the bullpen. As with any Rockies pitcher, he'll be worth more to you in the weeks they're traveling. (Scoresheet Chat with Ben, Jared, and Ian)
2014-04-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)Help! I have Team 6 in NL All Stars, a 2-time defending division champ. In my quest to try to win the title last year (falling just short), I traded away many of my draft picks for this year. That meant that I wasn't able to draft much depth this year, and what depth I was able to draft (or keep), and whom I was counting on (hoping) to play in the majors are not (George Kottaras, Tommy La Stella, Oscar Tavares, Wilmer Flores, Tony Abreu) or are injured (Carlos Quentin with his annual injury, Josh Johnson). All of this leaves me with exactly one C, two 1B, one 2B, one part-time 3B, one SS, four OFers, five SPs (plus Thornburg), and five SRs. I have three SPs that are in the minors or should pitch later this year (TJ surgery-all Padres) and the aforementioned players languishing in the minors. I'm still competitive (above .500) and wish to remain so this year. What should I be looking for in the upcoming supps? I'd like another SP, but the best two available are Jorge de la Rosa & Jordan Lyles. I don't trust either. Or should I just try to eliminate all the AAA appearances by infielder and outfielder and draft accordingly?
(Mark68 from A Mile High)
We'd probably go with the best SP with one pick and the best middle infielder with the second since a sixth starter can be used regardless and middle infield depth is one of the most painful places to see AAA show up on the weekly results. (Scoresheet Chat with Ben, Jared, and Ian)
2014-04-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts about Jordan Lyles 2 and oh start?
(Drifter from Long Branch)
(Insert snarky comment about W's here)
I think that he was facing two of the lowest offenses in the game - Miami and the Chicago Sox. (Doug Thorburn)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Drop Hellickson for R.A. Dickey or Jordan Lyles?
(Scout from the Diamond)
Sure. I'd try Dickey first, despite his annoying inconsistency. (Paul Sporer)
2013-06-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan Lyles' recent breakout (1.67 ERA over last six starts); real, illusion, or somewhere in the middle?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
obviously somewhere in the middle is the safest pick. I've liked him from the get-go. Now that he's got some big league innings under his belt he is probably better equipped to take advantage of his five pitch mix, led by that lovely power sinker. He should be a solid mid-rotation guy for the Astros for a while. (Harry Pavlidis)
2012-10-01 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jordan Lyles just tossed a shutout against a pretty solid Brewers lineup yesterday, with his fastball regularly hitting 94-95 MPH. How is his secondary stuff? Do you see his potential being better than a #3 now that his velocity is up as much as it is?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
Good question. Unfortunately, I wouldn't consider myself qualified to answer the question about his secondary stuff. I hate to deflect, but you'd get a much more informative answer from our loaded prospect/scouting staff. As far as the added velocity goes, it should without question benefit him. Setting his ceiling above a number three starter is being a bit too ambitious. A middle of the rotation arm is a valuable thing, but ones and twos don't grow on trees. His significant jump in groundball rate is promising, but even with the jump in velocity, he has just 10 whiffs in 181 pitches thrown in his last two starts. (Josh Shepardson)
2012-09-05 14:00:00 (link to chat)Recently Jordan Lyles has been hitting 94-96 MPH on the radar gun with fairly regular consistency. Is he a breakout candidate for next year? What's his realistic ceiling at this point, considering that bump in velocity and his age?
(Ashitaka1110 from Houston, TX)
Lyles was kind of rushed to the majors as a 21-year-old last year after only 16 starts in Triple-A and 20 in Double-A, so it's not surprising that it's taking him a while to settle in. He's definitely on the list of breakout candidates for next season, but his upside is more of a mid-rotation starter than an ace. It doesn't help that Minute Maid Park punishes pitchers for mistakes, so Lyles will need to work on keeping the ball in the yard to take that next step. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-02-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who on their 2012 Opening Day 25-man roster will still be with the club the next time the Astros make the playoffs?
(Kyle from (St. Paul, MN))
The only player I'd even hazard a guess on is Jordan Lyles, and even then, it's quite possible he starts the year in the minors. (Jay Jaffe)
2011-02-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Jordan Lyles be a perennial innings-eater with low ERA?
(josh from VA)
He can be a perennial innings-eater with a average to slightly below-average ERA. And that is IMMENSELY valuable. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-08-17 14:45:00 (link to chat)Given Jordan Lyles's success this year, do you think he figures into the Houston rotation next year?
(Lyles from Houston)
Well, if Brian Moehler has figured into their rotations recently, I don't see why not. Let him pitch in spring training, and take it from there. Maybe he isn't in the rotation at the onset of the season but he could be there by the summer. The Astros finally seem to understand what they need to do, and keeping someone that could develop more at the major league level, in the minors, is not progressive or helpful to the organization. Then again, he should be close to ready -- we don't want another Homer Bailey situation. (Eric Seidman)
2010-07-01 14:00:00 (link to chat)Why no love for Jordan Lyles? Is he the only thing us Astros fans have to look forward to, or is JD Martinez legit?
(Lastros from Houston, TX)
Not very excited about Martinez, unfortunately. Lyles however, I'm a big fan of. Just because I don't think a guy is a Top prospect in ALL OF BASEBALL, doesn't mean I'm dinging him. (Kevin Goldstein)


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