Brandon Lyon    \lion\

Brandon James Lyon

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: August 10, 1979 in Salt Lake City, UT
High School: Taylorsville HS (Taylorsville, UT)
School: Dixie State College of Utah (St. George, UT)
Drafted
by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 14th round of the 1999 amateur draft.
Signed May 31, 2000. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 4, 2001 (Age 21)
Teams (by GP): Diamondbacks/Astros/Tigers/BlueJays/RedSox/... 2001-2013
2014 Contract Status: Free Agent (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 11.071, Free Agent: 2014 [*], Agents: Barry Meister [*]
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2001 TOR AL 21 P 11 11 0 63.0 12 3 9 0 0 1.000 1.71 1.09 .955 1.74 1.74 4 1 20% 29% 0
2002 TOR AL 22 P 15 10 0 62.0 18 5 12 1 1 .944 2.47 1.13 .957 1.68 1.67 8 1 11% 32% 0
2003 BOS AL 23 P 49 0 0 59.0 11 3 7 1 0 .909 -3 -10 1.53 0.20 .957 1.72 1.71 5 0 0% 30% 0
2005 ARI NL 25 P 32 0 0 29.1 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.84 0.19 .960 1.75 1.73 2 0 0% 29% 0
2006 ARI NL 26 P 68 0 0 69.1 9 1 8 0 1 1.000 1 3 1.17 0.13 .958 1.71 1.71 2 0 0% 28% 0
2007 ARI NL 27 P 73 0 0 74.0 13 3 9 1 1 .923 -2 -5 1.46 0.16 .965 1.68 1.67 5 1 17% 25% 0
2008 ARI NL 28 P 61 0 0 59.1 8 4 4 0 0 1.000 -2 -7 1.21 0.13 .959 1.73 1.72 1 1 50% 27% 0
2009 DET AL 29 P 65 0 0 78.2 26 10 16 0 2 1.000 3 8 2.97 0.40 .953 1.53 1.51 3 2 40% 26% 0
2010 HOU NL 30 P 79 0 0 78.0 26 12 12 2 0 .923 -1 -3 2.77 0.30 .954 1.73 1.72 6 0 0% 29% 0
2011 HOU NL 31 P 15 0 0 13.1 7 4 3 0 1 1.000 1 15 4.72 0.47 .954 1.82 1.79 2 0 0% 28% 0
2012 TOT MLB 32 P 67 0 0 61.0 8 3 5 0 0 1.000 -1 -3 1.18 0.12 .952 1.70 1.67 15 2 12% 26% 0
2012 HOU NL 32 P 37 0 0 36.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 -1 -6 0.75 0.08 .950 1.78 1.75 7 1 13% 26% 0
2012 TOR AL 32 P 30 0 0 25.0 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 0 0 1.80 0.17 .954 1.58 1.56 8 1 11% 25% 0
2013 NYM NL 33 P 37 0 0 34.1 7 1 5 1 0 .857 -1 -5 1.57 0.16 .964 1.76 1.76 1 1 50% 28% 0
12 Seasons P 572 21 0 681.1 151 51 94 6 6 .960 -5 -1 1.92 0.25 .957 1.70 1.69 54 9 14% 28% 0
12 Seasons TOT 572 21 0 681.1 151 51 94 6 6 .960 -5 -9 1.92 0.25 .957 1.70 1.69 54 9 14% 28% 0
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2001 TOR AL 21 P
2002 TOR AL 22 P
2003 BOS AL 23 P -3 -10 -2 0 -1
2005 ARI NL 25 P 0 0 0 0 0
2006 ARI NL 26 P 1 3 0 1 0
2007 ARI NL 27 P -2 -5 -1 -1 0
2008 ARI NL 28 P -2 -7 -2 0 0
2009 DET AL 29 P 3 8 2 0 1 0
2010 HOU NL 30 P -1 -3 0 0 0 -1
2011 HOU NL 31 P 1 15 0 0 1 0
2012 HOU NL 32 P -1 -6 0 -1
2012 TOR AL 32 P 0 0 1 -1
2013 NYM NL 33 P -1 -5 0 -1 0
12 Seasons P -5 -1 -2 0 1 -4
12 Seasons TOT -5 -9 -2 0 1 -4

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2001 TOR AL 21 11 11 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 TOR AL 22 15 10 2 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 BOS AL 23 49 0 3 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 ARI NL 25 32 0 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 ARI NL 26 68 0 66 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 ARI NL 27 73 0 70 73 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 ARI NL 28 61 0 60 61 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 DET AL 29 65 0 3 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 HOU NL 30 79 0 78 79 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 HOU NL 31 15 0 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 HOU NL 32 37 0 35 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 TOR AL 32 30 0 0 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 NYM NL 33 37 0 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Seasons 572 21 401 572 572 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
2001 TOR AL 21 261 83% 32% 9 100% 0 3 0 3 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2002 TOR AL 22 279 86% 32% 14 100% 0 4 1 2 13 11 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 100%
2003 BOS AL 23 273 77% 30% 8 88% 0 3 0 3 7 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2005 ARI NL 25 144 83% 33% 4 100% 0 2 0 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2006 ARI NL 26 293 78% 31% 8 100% 1 1 0 1 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 100%
2007 ARI NL 27 307 82% 33% 12 92% 0 3 1 0 9 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 50%
2008 ARI NL 28 265 80% 31% 5 80% 0 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
2009 DET AL 29 314 74% 32% 20 90% 0 10 3 5 16 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 7 86%
2010 HOU NL 30 333 77% 28% 20 75% 0 12 2 8 12 11 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 6 67%
2011 HOU NL 31 71 89% 39% 4 75% 0 4 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 100%
2012 HOU NL 32 154 78% 24% 4 50% 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 TOR AL 32 104 71% 25% 3 100% 0 2 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 NYM NL 33 153 79% 30% 8 63% 1 1 0 1 5 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 50%
12 Seasons 2951 80% 31% 119 87% 2 50 8 35 95 81 5 6 1 2 3 3 6 1 4 2 28 79%
MLB Averages 76% 31% 88% 81%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Def. Games as P s c a p y
Active  572 (15th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
Active  1.92 (11th)
Career  1.92 (75th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
Active  .960 (12th)

             

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