Lance McCullers

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  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 1"/205
  • Age: 22

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Lance McCullers Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-1 4.60 15.2 21 1.60

Lance McCullers MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
7-8 3.38 141.1 150 1.23

Lance McCullers Bio

  • Full Name: Lance G. McCullers Jr.
  • Born: 10/2/1993 in Tampa, FL
  • Draft: 2012, Houston Astros, 1st rd. (41st overall)
  • High School: Jesuit, Tampa, FL
  • Debut: May 18, 2015
  • Relationship(s): son of Lance McCullers
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2016 Stats 1 1 4.60 3 3 0 15.2 21 1.60
MLB Career Stats 7 8 3.38 25 25 0 141.1 150 1.23

Lance McCullers 2016 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 1 1 4.60 3 3 0 15.2 13 8 12 21 1.60
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Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
5/13 @ BOS 0 0 0 4.2 7 5 3 4
5/20 vs TEX 0 1 0 6.0 5 2 3 7
5/26 vs BAL 1 0 0 5.0 1 1 6 10
Last 3 Games
5/13 @ BOS
5/20 vs TEX
5/26 vs BAL
2016 Games by Position: SP (3)

Lance McCullers Knuckle Curve Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Astros AL 140 Knuckle Curve 86.30 85.65 2044.00 5.80 86.22
MLB Avg - - - Knuckle Curve 80.65 79.45 2305.00 5.65 88.81
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2016
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Lance McCullers 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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7 6 3.86 19 19 0 0 0 0 109.2 93 51 47 11 4 50 0 116 1.30
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8 7 3.95 22 22 0 0 0 0 125.1 106 59 55 12 4 62 1 137 1.34
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Lance McCullers News

Lance McCullers Fantasy News

May 27, 2016 at 12:43 AM ET

McCullers fans 10 in win over Orioles

Astros right-hander Lance McCullers won after yielding a run on a hit and six walks with 10 strikeouts in five innings on Thursday against the Orioles.

May 20, 2016 at 11:05 PM ET

McCullers strikes out seven in home debut

Astros right-hander Lance McCullers lost after yielding two runs on five hits and three walks with seven strikeouts over six innings vs. the Rangers on Friday night.

Awards

Lance McCullers Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Houston AL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Corpus Christi TEX

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Quad Cities MID

Lance McCullers Leaderboards

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2015 1 15th in AL

Lance McCullers Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 13, 2016 Houston Astros activated RHP Lance McCullers from the 15-day disabled list.
May 7, 2016 Houston Astros sent RHP Lance McCullers on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
April 11, 2016 Houston Astros sent RHP Lance McCullers on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 1, 2016 Houston Astros placed RHP Lance McCullers on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 25, 2016. Right shoulder soreness
October 8, 2015 Houston Astros activated RHP Lance McCullers.
October 6, 2015 Houston Astros reassigned RHP Lance McCullers to the minor leagues.
August 23, 2015 Houston Astros recalled RHP Lance McCullers from Corpus Christi Hooks.
August 3, 2015 Houston Astros optioned RHP Lance McCullers to Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 18, 2015 Houston Astros selected the contract of Lance McCullers from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 14, 2015 RHP Lance McCullers assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 1, 2015 RHP Lance McCullers assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
March 17, 2015 RHP Lance McCullers assigned to Houston Astros.
July 1, 2014 Lancaster JetHawks activated RHP Lance McCullers from the 7-day disabled list.
June 19, 2014 Lancaster JetHawks placed RHP Lance McCullers on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 17, 2014.
June 12, 2014 Lancaster JetHawks placed RHP Lance McCullers on the temporarily inactive list.
June 2, 2014 Lancaster JetHawks activated RHP Lance McCullers from the temporarily inactive list.
May 29, 2014 Lancaster JetHawks placed RHP Lance McCullers on the temporarily inactive list.
April 2, 2014 RHP Lance McCullers assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Quad Cities River Bandits.
September 18, 2013 Quad Cities River Bandits activated RHP Lance McCullers from the temporarily inactive list.
August 21, 2013 Quad Cities River Bandits placed RHP Lance McCullers on the temporarily inactive list.
April 1, 2013 RHP Lance McCullers assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from Greeneville Astros.
August 4, 2012 Lance McCullers assigned to Greeneville Astros from GCL Astros.
June 21, 2012 Lance McCullers assigned to GCL Astros.
June 18, 2012 Houston Astros signed RHP Lance McCullers.

Lance G. McCullers Jr. Bio Info

•Graduated from Jesuit High School in Tampa, Fla., in 2012...during his senior season, was named the 2012 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year after going 13-0 with a 0.18 ERA and 140 strikeouts in 77.0 innings pitched...was named an All-American by ESPN HS, Baseball America, Rawlings, Perfect Game, MaxPreps and Louisville Slugger during his senior year.

 

•In 2011, was named the Jackie Robinson Award winner as the country's top rising senior...the award is presented annually to the player who exhibits outstanding character and leadership, is involved in his community and embodies the values of being a student-athlete...the award was presented by Trevor Hoffman and Tommy John.

 

•Was selected by Houston with the 41st overall pick in the supplemental first round of the 2012 draft...signed by Astros scout John Martin.

 

•Is the son of former Major League pitcher Lance McCullers Sr., who pitched seven seasons in the Major Leagues with the Padres (1985-88), Yankees (1989-90), Tigers(1990) and Rangers (1992)...Lance and his father were both selected with the 41st overall pick in their respective draft classes.

 

•IN THE COMMUNITY: In 2016, Lance and his wife Kara partnered with Houston Pets Alive!, a non-profit organization that promotes and provides resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals.

 

•Was selected to the Major League rosteron May 15, 2015...is signed to a one-year contract that runs through the 2016 season
2015
Had one of the best rookie seasons by a pitcher in club history, finishing among the top 10 Astros rookies all-time in strikeouts per 9.0 innings (2nd, 9.24), opponent batting average (4th, .226), ERA (7th, 3.22) and strikeouts (7th, 129) (min. 100IP)...led all American League rookies in ERA, opponent batting average and strikeouts per 9.0 innings in 2015 (min. 100IP), while ranking third in strikeouts and wins above replacement (2.4)...made 22 starts in his debut season in the Major Leagues, going 6-7 while allowing three earned runs or less in 20 of his outings...was the second-youngest starting pitcher in the Major Leagues, behind Yankees RHP Luis Severino...among AL pitchers with at least 100.0 innings pitched, ranked sixth in strikeouts per 9.0 innings and seventh in ERA and opponent batting average...became the first pitcher in club history and the seventh in Major League history to allow three earned runs or less in 20 of his first 22 career starts...the only others to do this were: Stephen Strasburg (21g), Aaron Sele (21g), Mike Witt, Brandon Webb, Bruce Ruffin and Gerrit Cole...his 129 strikeouts ranked second all-time in club history within a player's first 22 career games, behind RHP Tom Griffin (145 in 1969)...threw 157.2 combined innings between the Majors (125.2) and minors (32.0), which marked a single season career-high in his professional career (previously 104.2IP with Class A Quad Cities in 2013)...per PITCHf/x, his average fastball velocity (94.2 mph) ranked third among AL rookie starters...spent Spring Training at minor league camp, but did make two appearances with the Major League team...started the regular season at Double A Corpus Christi before getting promoted to Triple A Fresno on May 14...did not pitch in a game at Triple A and was selected to the Major League roster on May 15...remained with the club until Aug. 3, when he was optioned to Double A...made just one appearance with Corpus Christi during his final stint with the club before getting recalled to Houston on Aug. 23...made his Major League debut on May 18 vs. OAK...at 21 years, 228 days, became the youngest Astros player to make his MLB debut since Jose Altuve (21 years, 75 days) on July 20, 2011...became the second-youngest pitcher in club history to make his debut in a start at Minute Maid Park, behind LHP Carlos Hernandez (21 years, 118 days) on Aug. 18,2001 vs. DET...tossed 4.2 innings and allowed just one run in his MLB debut...struck out five and walked three while taking a no-decision in the Astros 2-1 loss...became the sixth starting pitcher in club history to allow one run or less in his Major League debut, joining RHP Jarred Cosart (7/12/13), LHP Dallas Keuchel (6/17/12),LHP Carlos Hernandez (8/18/01), RHP Manny Hernandez (6/5/86) and RHP Dan Larson (7/18/76)...picked up his first Major League win in what was his second MLB start on May 23 at DET...tossed 6.0 innings, allowing two runs on six hits, while fanning six...struck out 11 batters in a one-run complete game effort on June 3 vs.CWS...marked his first professional complete game (never threw one in the minors)...became the first Astros rookie to toss a complete game since LHP Brett Oberholtzer on Sept. 20, 2013 at CLE (6IP)...also became the first Astros rookie to strike out 11 batters in a complete game since RHP Roy Oswalt struck out 12 on Sept. 9, 2001 vs. MIL...became just the second rookie in franchise history to strike out 11 batters without a walk in a complete game, joining RHP Shane Reynolds, who did so on July 23, 1994 vs. PIT...on June 14 vs. SEA, tossed 5.0 hitless innings...at 21 years, 255 days, became the youngest pitcher to toss at least 5.0 hitless innings in a start since RHP Phil Hughes (20.311) on May 1, 2007 at TEX...since 1970, only four pitchers younger than McCullers recorded a start of at least 5.0 hitless innings: Hughes, LHP Wilson Alvarez (1991), RHP Dennis Blair (1975) and LHP Vida Blue (1970)...finished June with a 2.11 ERA (9ER/38.1IP),which marked the lowest ERA posted by an Astros rookie during the month of June since RHP Darryl Kile put up a 1.80 ERA in June of 1991...his .164 opponent batting average (22x134) in June was the lowest produced by an Astros pitcher since RHP Mike Scott in June of 1987 (.164, 26x159), and the lowest produced by an Astros rookie during the month...among AL rookies in June, ranked first in strikeouts (40), tied for first in wins (3) and third in ERA...received votes for AL Rookie of the Month, which ended up being awarded to teammate Carlos Correa...closed out the Astros first half of play with a 4-3 loss to the Rays on July 12, in his hometown of Tampa Bay...despite giving up four earned runs in 6.0 innings, fanned 10 batters...was the second double-digit strikeout game of his career...became the first Astros pitcher to record two double-digit strikeout games in his first 11 starts since RHP Tom Griffin recorded three in 1969...started one postseason game for Houston (ALDS Game4), becoming the youngest pitcher in club history to start a playoff game (22 years, 10 days old)...prior to McCullers, LHP Mike Hampton held the club record as he started Game 2 of the 1997 NLDS at 25 years, 22 days old...became the youngest AL pitcher to toss at least 6.0 innings while allowing two runs or less in his first career postseason game since LHP CC Sabathia in Game 3 of the 2001 ALDS...was named a Texas League Midseason All-Star at Double A Corpus Christi after allowing just two earned runs in his 29.0 innings (0.62ERA), striking out 43...at the time of his promotion to Triple A, was leading all Double A pitchers in opponent average (.146), while ranking second in ERA and tied for fourth in strikeouts...prior to the season, was ranked as a top 10 Astros prospect by multiple publications: Baseball Prospectus (#7), Baseball America (#9) and ESPN.com (#6).