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John Lannan

John Edward Lannan

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: September 27, 1984 in Long Beach, NY
High School: Chaminade HS (Mineola, NY)
School: Siena College (Loudonville, NY)
Drafted
by the Washington Nationals in the 11th round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed June 11, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 26, 2007 (Age 22.302)   vs. PHI 4.1 IP, 6 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 4 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2008 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Nationals/Phillies/Mets 2007-2014
2014 Contract Status: 4th-Year Arb Eligible (Super 2), 1 yr/$1.5M (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 5.046, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen) [*]
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  • 5/27 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan goes deep into game: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed just two singles and two walks over a season-high 7 2/3 scoreless innings Friday,...[+]
  • 5/27 Baseball Musings: Dueces Wild: The Washington Nationals hit two solo home runs while John Lannan allowed two hits and two walks in 7 2/3 innings as the Padres...
  • 5/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan pounded in interleague start: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed six earned runs, nine hits and a walk over six innings in a loss Saturday, May 21,...[+]
  • 5/21 Fanspeak.com: A Look at the Washington Nationals 2011 Draft Strategy
  • 5/17 Raise the Jolly Roger: Putting it on a platter: Ugh. Frustrating loss, but the Pirates very much deserved this one. You know the story with Paul Maholm by now. Run support, run...
  • 5/17 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan solid in no-decision: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed two earned runs, seven hits and four walks over 6 1/3 innings in a no-decision Monday,...[+]
  • 5/16 Raise the Jolly Roger: GAMEDAY: This streak needs to stop – Pirates at Nats: Pirates (18-22) at Nationals (19-21) 7:05 PM EST–Nationals Park, Washington Here is the MLB.com Gameday TV: ROOT Sports,...
  • 5/6 Crashburn Alley: Graph of the Intermittent Time Period: Last night, in the first inning, Washington Nationals starter John Lannan hit Shane Victorino with a fastball. That marked the...
  • 5/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan shelled: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan was lit up for six runs on seven hits in just two innings against the Philadelphia Phillies...[+]
  • 5/4 Baseball Moves: Spot Starters May 5thCheck out the daily article to see the suggested spot starters for each date....
  • 5/4 COSFBA: A Steady Stream: Probables for May 5th, 2011: A Steady Stream will be a semi-regular column that looks at probable pitchers starting games tomorrow and owned in approximately...
  • 5/2 Cut Four: Coffey Talk is Back, Baby: The Coffey Talk hiatus was shorter than expected. The big man’s DL stint was retroactive to April 9th, and he spent the...
  • 5/1 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan takes hard-luck loss: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed two earned runs, six hits and three walks over 6 2/3 innings in a loss against the...[+]
  • 5/1 22gigantes.com: Whiteside's HR helps Giants slip past Nats 2-1: Eli Whiteside goes yard. Pinch hitter Aubrey Huff drew a bases-loaded walk to plate the eventual game-winning run in the...

News -- April 2011

  • 4/30 Giants Nirvana: Game Recap: Giants 2, Nationals 1: Since 1919, only four times has a team allowed two or fewer hits and three or more HBPs. Date Tm Opp H HBP ...
  • 4/29 22gigantes.com: Giants bats fall silent in 3-0 loss to Nats: Jason Marquis outduelled Tim Lincecum to pitch the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 win over the San Francisco Giants at Nationals...
  • 4/28 22gigantes.com: Series preview: SF (12-12) at WAS (10-13): The defending World Champion San Francisco Giants continue their 10-day, 10-game road trip with a stop in the nation's capitol...
  • 4/25 Raise the Jolly Roger: Good Wood!: The Bucs battled through the rain and doubled up the Nats to win their first home series this season. Paul Maholm got off to a...
  • 4/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan falls: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan gave up four runs on five hits and two walks in 5 2/3 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates...[+]
  • 4/25 Buccos Buzz: Game Preview: Nationals at Pirates: First off, I’d like to apologize for the complete lack of posts this weekend. I was home for Easter and honestly never once...
  • 4/25 MLBTradeRumors: Pirates Notes: Clement, Wood, Sanchez: If they continue at their current pace, the Pirates will win 69 games this year, a level they haven't reached since 2004.  That...
  • 4/25 Raise the Jolly Roger: GAMEDAY: Some interesting lineups – Nationals at Pirates: Nationals (10-10) at Pirates (9-12) 7:05 PM EST–PNC Park, Pittsburgh Here is the MLB.com Gameday TV: MASN only This is the...
  • 4/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan to work on normal rest: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan will now work on normal rest, pitching Monday, April 25, thanks to a rainout Friday, Apil...[+]
  • 4/22 Redbird Leader: Big Red Machines Set to Battle: When the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals face off tonight at Busch Stadium, the top 2 lineups in the National League...
  • 4/21 MLBTradeRumors: 2012 Contract Issues: Washington Nationals: The Nationals are next in our 2012 Contract Issues series.  Here's what the team faces after the 2011 season: Eligible For...
  • 4/20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan preparing to start Sunday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan is preparing to make his next scheduled start Sunday, April 24, on three days' rest, reports...[+]
  • 4/20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan earns win: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan limited the St. Louis Cardinals to two runs on seven hits over five innings Wednesday, April...[+]
  • 4/20 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Can the Cards score on John Lannan?: UPDATE: Yes, I know this is now outdated, but I finally managed to beat the dang table below and make it work on the site, so...
  • 4/20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Sunday starter unknown: The Washington Nationals are not yet sure who will take the mound Sunday, April 24, according to Bill Ladson of MLB.com. It could...[+]
  • 4/20 C70 At The Bat: Nature 1, Baseball 0: To the surprise of no one that knows how to read a weather radar, there was no baseball in Busch Stadium last night.  Thankfully...
  • 4/19 C70 At The Bat: Back Home To Busch: Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.  At least not to the fans of the Cardinals, who got a little bleary-eyed...
  • 4/19 Baseball Musings: Better Pitching: Adam Kilgore looks at an improved Washington Nationals rotation: Livan Hernandez, Jordan Zimmermann, John Lannan, Jason Marquis...
  • 4/15 Fantasy Sports Information: Two Start Pitchers – Week 3: Deeper into April we go as our week three projected two start pitchers is ready to go. Roy Halladay tops the list this week as...
  • 4/13 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan sharp in a loss: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed three runs - two earned - and six hits over six innings in a loss against the Philadelphia...[+]
  • 4/13 Baseball Musings: Games of the Day: The Athletics and White Sox play the rubber game of their series as Brett Anderson faces John Danks. Anderson continues to show...
  • 4/8 Marlin Maniac: Fish Cap: Extra innings loss dampers successful series for Marlins: The Marlins took two of three from the Washington Nationals following their disappointing opening series, but the Fish were not...
  • 4/8 soxwatcher.com: Truth Serum: Perhaps an 0-6 start to the season isn’t the worst thing that could have happened to these Red Sox. In fairness to the organization,...
  • 4/8 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan labors in South Florida: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed three earned runs, seven hits and two walks over five innings in a 90-pitch no-decision...[+]
  • 4/7 Baseball Musings: Games of the Day: A battle of high ERA aces takes place in Cleveland as Boston sends Jon Lester against Fausto Carmona. Lester, a high strikeout,...
  • 4/5 Marlin Maniac: Series Preview: Washington Nationals: The Washington Nationals come to visit off the heels of an ugly Marlins loss. As Marlins fans are well aware, nothing beats that...

News -- March 2011

  • 3/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Rotation set up: The Washington Nationals will use the rotation of: SPs Livan Hernandez, John Lannan, Jordan Zimmermann, Jason Marquis and Tom...[+]
  • 3/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Jim Riggleman unsure who will follow Livan Hernandez in rotation: Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman isn't sure who will follow SP Livan Hernandez in the rotation, according to MLB.com's...[+]
  • 3/22 MLBTradeRumors: Nationals Notes: Elvin Ramirez, Ivan Rodriguez: The latest on the Nationals, as John Lannan completes a strong spring start against the Astros... Rule 5 pick Elvin Ramirez,...
  • 3/17 The Sporting Hippeaux: 21st Century Cys (2011 Edition): Last season about this time, in response to "out of nowhere" Cy Young award-winners like Zack Greinke and Cliff Lee, I offered...
  • 3/10 B-R Blog: 2003:Inexperienced Opening Day Starters: Andy's post on Tuesday and the ensuing discussion in the comments, made me wonder about recent inexperienced Opening Day starters. ...

News -- February 2011

  • 2/25 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Make rotation switch: Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals SP John Lannan will pitch the second spring game, SP Jordan Zimmermann will pitch...[+]
  • 2/23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Two starters penciled in: Washington Nationals SPs John Lannan and Jason Marquis will start the third and fourth spring training game, respectively, MASNSports.com's...[+]
  • 2/23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Rotation appears set : The Washington Nationals have their five starting pitchers lined up for the 2011 season, according to The Associated Press. SP's...[+]
  • 2/12 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Rotation still fluid, according to pitching coach: Washington Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty told The Washington Post's Adam Kilgore the Nationals rotation has four favorites...[+]

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  • 9/29 MLBTradeRumors: Nationals Seek Top Starting Pitcher: The Nationals would like to add a leadoff hitter and re-sign Adam Dunn this offseason, but their main priority is starting pitching....
  • 9/27 Baseball Musings: Games of the Day: The Phillies send Roy Halladay against John Lannan of Washington as a Philadelphia win clinches the NL East. Halladay needs less...
  • 9/22 Baseball Musings: 63 Wins: In winning their 63rd game, the Nationals react to knowing they won’t lose 100. John Lannan had the most optimistic take:...
  • 9/15 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan earns win Wednesday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed two runs and eight hits while walking three in six innings to beat the Atlanta Braves...[+]
  • 9/13 MLBTradeRumors: Potential Alternatives To Free Agent Starters: Our list of prospective free agent starters identifies lots of targets for teams looking to fill out their rotations, but there...
  • 9/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan hurls quality start Saturday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (7-6) allowed one run on five hits over seven innings in a victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates...[+]
  • 9/4 Baseball Moves: TWTW (8/28/10 – 9/3/10): 8/28 – Newly acquired Brian Fuentes got a 1 out save for the Twins in a 1-0 victory over the Mariners a day after being...

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News -- July 2010

  • 7/30 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan coming upWashington Nationals SP John Lannan will be called up to take the rotation vacancy, MLB.com's Bill Ladson reports. ...[+]
  • 7/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan, Matt Chico could start Sunday: The Washington Nationals are considering SPs John Lannan or Matt Chico for the start against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, July...[+]

News -- June 2010

  • 6/23 Call to the Pen: Roster Moves (6/21): Edwin Encarnacion DFA’d: Keeping it brief today, but at least this addition of Roster Moves is being published on its intended day. (moves after the jump) AL...
  • 6/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Hoping John Lannan can return soon: The Washington Nationals are hoping that SP John Lannan can fix his mechanics in the minors and return to their rotation soon,...[+]
  • 6/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan sent to Double-A: Updating previous reports, Washington Nationals SP John Lannan was optioned to Double-A Harrisburg, The Associated Press reports....[+]
  • 6/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan optionedThe Washington Nationals optioned SP John Lannan to Triple-A Syracuse Monday, June 21, according to The Sports Network. ...[+]
  • 6/18 B-R Blog: Young & Hot: Phil Hughes, who is 24 this season, has 6 starts this year so far (within the Yankees first 65 games) where he's gone 6+ IP and...
  • 6/16 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan gives up six runs Tuesday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (2-4) took the loss Tuesday, June 15, against the Detroit Tigers, according to The Associated...[+]
  • 6/15 TetreaultVision: Take Me Out to the Ballgame June 15, 2010: A full plate of interleague delectables served up with all the fixins. Enjoy!Chicago White Sox at Pittsburgh Pirates Freddy ...
  • 6/15 B-R Blog: RESULTS: Stat Challenge Week 3: Click through for the results. Answers: Question 1: What game score will Stephen Strasburg earn in his major league debut? 75 Question...
  • 6/10 TetreaultVision: Take Me Out to the Ballgame June 9, 2010: Well, we survived the hype. We now resume your regularly scheduled fantastic slate of summer baseball. Weather permitting. ...
  • 6/10 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan receives no-decision Wednesday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan allowed five runs (four earned) and 10 hits in 4 2/3 innings for a no-decision against the...[+]
  • 6/9 Baseball Daily Digest: Roto Lunch – June 9: Position Players: of Nyjer Morgan – has been getting cut a lot, but today’s matchup should be a good one, against...
  • 6/3 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan takes loss Wednesday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (2-3) allowed eight hits and two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings of work Wednesday, June 2, according...[+]
  • 6/1 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | Livan Hernandez, John Lannan to remain in rotation: Washington Nationals SPs Livan Hernandez and John Lannan will remain in the starting rotation when SP Stephen Strasburg is called...[+]

News -- May 2010

  • 5/29 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan earns win Friday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (2-1) allowed two runs (one earned) on seven hits over seven innings in a victory over the...[+]
  • 5/24 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan yields one run in no-decision: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan yielded a run on two hits in 5 1/3 innings Sunday, May 23, walking three and striking out...[+]
  • 5/14 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan gives up four runs Thursday: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (elbow) gave up four runs in 4 2/3 innings and did not get a decision Thursday, May 13, against...[+]
  • 5/13 Baseball Daily Digest: Roto Lunch – May 13: Ah, the tough decisions to be made when there’s not a full schedule of games in a day. Cut a better player to avoid taking...
  • 5/13 Baseball Musings: Games of the Day: The Mariners and Orioles start the day at 12:35 EDT as they play the rubber game of their series with Felix Hernandez taking...
  • 5/12 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan will be on pitch count: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (left elbow discomfort) will be limited to 100 pitches Thursday, May 13, when he returns to...[+]
  • 5/11 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan will make start: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (elbow) threw a bullpen session, Monday, May 10, and is expected to make his next start, The...[+]
  • 5/8 B-R Blog: Bibbidi Bobbidi BAbip: Batting Average on balls put into play (BAbip) is a pitcher's batting average allowed on batted balls ending a plate appearance...
  • 5/5 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan receives injection: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (elbow) has received a cortisone shot in his sore left elbow and will miss his start Saturday,...[+]
  • 5/4 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Nationals | John Lannan to miss next start: Washington Nationals SP John Lannan (elbow) will miss his next start after discomfort in his elbow has continued, according to...[+]

News -- April 2010