Lance Lynn SP STL 5 Hrs
Lynn worked six innings in Sunday's loss to the Reds, surrendering three runs on four hits and two walks while racking up nine strikeouts.
The three earned runs that Lynn gave up Sunday night matched the same total he had allowed during his last three starts combined. The big right-hander has been not just the Cardinals most reliable starter here in the second half, but one of best in the NL. Over 13 outings since the break, Lynn has posted an impressive 2.17 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 8.1 K/9 across 83 innings. He is scheduled to be back atop the mound Saturday in Arizona.
Lance Lynn SP STL 6 Days
Lynn gave up one run on five hits and one walk with five strikeouts in seven innings Tuesday against the Brewers.
The Cardinals' bullpen (Trevor Rosenthal) gave up the lead, denying Lynn of his 16th win of the season. It was easy to point to Lynn's solid strikeout rate and suggest he'd be a valuable fantasy pitcher once again this season, but hardly anyone could have predicted he'd have a sub-3.00 ERA, and that should be the case, as he currently boasts a 2.68 ERA with two starts left on the schedule. He'll take the mound next on Monday in Chicago and then will pitch the Cardinals' final game of the regular season Sept. 28 in Arizona.
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Lynn (15-9) took a tough-luck loss in Cincinnati on Thursday, allowing just one run on three hits and a walk while striking out six in an eight-inning complete game.
Unfortunately, Johnny Cueto was one better, as he didn't allow any runs at all in his eight innings despite serving up the same amount of hits and walks. Nonetheless, Lynn continues to deliver quality starts (six straight now) and push his ERA down; at 2.73, he's in a tie with Zack Greinke for sixth-best in the National League. Lynn is scheduled for a home date against the Rockies on Wednesday.
Lance Lynn SP STL 16 Days
Lynn improved to 15-8 with a victory over the Brewers on Saturday night.
He struck out six and walked four, navigating through a few bumpy frames en route to a six-inning performance where he gave up three runs -- one earned -- on five hits. Lynn will face the Reds at Great American Ballpark on Thursday in his next scheduled start.
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Lynn did not record a decision Monday against the Pirates as he pitched six innings and allowed three runs, eight hits and three walks to go along with three strikeouts.
Lynn has posted four straight quality starts and is having a solid season overall with a 2.85 ERA and 1.30 WHIP. He doesn't provide a ton of strikeouts though as he has 150 strikeouts in 170.2 innings.
Lance Lynn SP STL 27 Days
Lynn went six innings Tuesday, giving up two runs on six hits while walking three and fanning three in a no-decision against the Pirates.
Lynn showed tremendous control, getting ahead of batters frequently with 22-of-28 first-pitch strikes. Despite missing out on the win, he's 14-8 on the season with a 2.79 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 147 K's in 164.2 innings, making him a solid second fiddle behind ace Adam Wainwright in the Cards' rotation.
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Lynn pitched seven shutout-innings, allowing four hits and two walks while striking out five batters before picking up his 14th win (14-8) of the year in Wednesday's game against the Reds.
Lynn continues to be an anchor in the Cardinals' rotation and has given up only 11 earned runs in his last nine starts (spanning 54.1 innings). With a 2.78 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 144:57 K:BB ratio in 158.2 innings pitched this year, Lynn is as reliable as they come. His next start is set for Tuesday on the road against the Pirates.
Lance Lynn SP STL 1 Month
Lynn gave up one run on six hits while striking out six hitters, as he picked up his 13th win on the season against the Padres on Friday.
It was a fantastic bounce-back game for Lynn who suffered previously in his last less-than-stellar outing. Lynn (2.91 ERA) threw 102 pitches on the night where he didn't have an issue staying ahead of Padres' hitters. Lynn will take the mound next Wednesday against the Reds.
Lance Lynn SP STL 1 Month
Lynn surrendered nine hits and three earned runs while fanning six batters and walking just one in 5.2 innings against Baltimore on Sunday.
Lynn wasn't at his best, but his offense backed him up and helped him improve his record to 12-8. Sunday's start broke a run of six straight outings in which Lynn had allowed two or fewer earned runs, but fantasy owners can't complain too much. The right-hander has been tremendous since the All-Star break, giving up only five earned runs over 25.1 innings (1.78 ERA) in a span of four starts.
Lance Lynn SP STL 2 Months
Lynn pitched seven innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits and one walk, while striking out four batters in picking up a no-decision in Tuesday's win over the Red Sox.
Lynn has been pitching pretty consistently of late, allowing 10 runs (seven earned) in his last six starts (spanning 38.2 innings). There is not much to complain about with Lynn, as he has 11 wins on the year to go with a 2.89 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 127:53 K:BB ratio in 140 innings pitched this season. Lynn's next start is set for Sunday on the road against the Orioles.