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Lance McCullers

Lance Graye McCullers Jr. (twitter: @LMcCullers_43)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: October 2, 1993 in Tampa, FL
High School: Jesuit HS (Tampa , FL)
Drafted
by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (41st pick) of the 2012 amateur draft.
Signed June 18, 2012. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 18, 2015 (Age 21.228, 18,479th in MLB history)   vs. OAK 4.2 IP, 3 H, 5 SO, 3 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2015 season [*]
Team: Astros 2015-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$517k (16) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 0.140, Arb Eligible: 2019, Free Agent: 2022 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
Relatives: Son of Lance McCullers
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2015 21 HOU AL 6 7 .462 3.22 22 22 0 1 0 0 125.2 106 49 45 10 43 2 129 5 1 8 520 122 3.26 1.186 7.6 0.7 3.1 9.2 3.00
2016 22 HOU AL 3 2 .600 3.91 8 8 0 0 0 0 46.0 48 20 20 1 29 1 56 0 1 6 208 107 2.87 1.674 9.4 0.2 5.7 11.0 1.93
2 Yrs 9 9 .500 3.41 30 30 0 1 0 0 171.2 154 69 65 11 72 3 185 5 2 14 728 118 3.16 1.317 8.1 0.6 3.8 9.7 2.57
162 Game Avg. 10 10 .500 3.41 34 34 0 1 0 0 195 175 78 74 12 82 3 210 6 2 16 825 118 3.16 1.317 8.1 0.6 3.8 9.7 2.57
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2015 21 HOU AL 125.2 22 22 49 3.51 4.39 0.11 0.17 98.9 4.39 11 1.2 -0.1 2.4 24 .556 .508
2016 22 HOU AL 46.0 8 8 20 3.91 4.49 0.20 0.18 98.1 4.39 2 0.2 -0.0 0.6 7 .526 .501
2 Seasons 171.2 30 30 69 3.62 4.41 0.13 0.17 98.7 4.39 13 1.4 -0.1 3.0 31 .548 .506

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2015 21 HOU AL ALDS L KCR 0 0 2.84 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 2 2 2 1 2 0 7 2 0 0 25 0.632 2.8 1.4 2.8 9.9 3.50
1 ALDS 0 0 2.84 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 2 2 2 1 2 0 7 2 0 0 25 0.632 2.8 1.4 2.8 9.9 3.50

Standard Batting

More Stats

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2015 21 HOU AL 22 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 22 HOU AL 8 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 83 1 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2 Yrs 30 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 11 1 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 27 27 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 11 5 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2015 21 HOU AL 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .473 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
2016 22 HOU AL 8 3 -0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .508 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /1
2 Seasons 9 5 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .504 .500 0.0 0.0 0

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2015 21 HOU AL ALDS KCR L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALDS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

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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
2015 HOU AL 21 P 22 22 1 125.2 23 11 11 1 1 .957 1 2 1.58 1.00 .954 1.52 1.51 3 1 25% 32% 0
2016 HOU AL 22 P 8 8 0 46.0 11 6 5 0 0 1.000 1 5 2.15 1.38 .942 1.37 1.36 0 1 100% 30% 0
2 Seasons P 30 30 1 171.2 34 17 16 1 1 .971 2 2 1.73 1.10 .950 1.48 1.47 3 2 40% 31% 0
2 Seasons TOT 30 30 1 171.2 34 17 16 1 1 .971 2 13 1.73 1.10 .950 1.48 1.47 3 2 40% 31% 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-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 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 1930 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 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) 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 1930 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

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wild Pitches s c a p y
2016 AL  6 (6th)

                                         

Transactions

  • June 4, 2012: Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (41st pick) of the 2012 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2012.
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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
201622Houston Astros$516,7000.140
2016 StatusSigned thru 2016, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2019, Earliest Free Agent: 2022
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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