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Full Name: Brandon James Lyon Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 6' 1"/175 First Game: August 4, 2001
Birthdate: August 10, 1979 MLB Experience: 5 years
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Born on August 10, 1979 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Brandon Lyon (Brandon James Lyon) played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks over the course of his 5 year career. Lyon broke into the bigs on August 4, 2001 with the Toronto Blue Jays, and put up a 4.29 ERA in 63 innings pitched in 2001, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Brandon Lyon's best season was 2003, when he posted a 4.12 ERA and struck out 50 batters.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
2001 TOR A 11 11 5 4 4.29 35 31 30 0 0 0 63 63 6 15 0 0 1
2002 TOR A 15 10 1 4 6.53 30 47 45 0 0 0 62 78 14 19 2 2 2
2003 BOS A 49 0 4 6 4.12 50 33 27 0 0 9 59 73 6 19 5 0 2
2005 ARI N 32 0 0 2 6.44 17 25 21 0 0 14 29.1 44 6 10 2 1 2
2006 ARI N 68 0 2 4 3.89 46 32 30 0 0 0 69.1 68 7 22 7 1 0
Total NL 100 0 2 6 4.65 63 57 51 0 0 14 98.2 112 13 32 9 2 2
Total AL 75 21 10 14 4.99 115 111 102 0 0 9 184 214 26 53 7 2 5
Total 175 21 12 20 4.87 178 168 153 0 0 23 282.2 326 39 85 16 4 7

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
2001 TOR A P 11 11 63 3 9 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 1.000
2002 TOR A P 15 10 62 5 12 1 1 0 1 8 1 0 .944
2003 BOS A P 49 0 59 3 7 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 .909
2005 ARI N P 32 0 29.1 2 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1.000
2006 ARI N P 68 0 69.1 1 8 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.000
Total P 175 21 282.2 14 40 2 2 0 2 21 2 0 .964

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
2001 TOR A 11 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 TOR A 15 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 BOS A 49 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 ARI N 32 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 ARI N 68 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total NL 100 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total AL 75 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 175 0 1 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Transactions

  • Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in the 14th round of the free-agent draft (June 2, 1999 - signed May 31, 2000).
  • Claimed on waivers by Boston Red Sox from Toronto Blue Jays (October 9, 2002).
  • Traded by Boston Red Sox with Anastacio Martinez to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Mike Gonzalez and Scott Sauerbeck (July 22, 2003).
  • Traded by Pittsburgh Pirates with Jeff Suppan and Anastacio Martinez to Boston Red Sox in exchange for Mike Gonzalez, Freddy Sanchez and cash (July 31, 2003).
  • Traded by Boston Red Sox with Casey Fossum, Jorge de la Rosa and Michael Goss to Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Curt Schilling (November 28, 2003).
  • Signed by Detroit Tigers as free-agent (January 26, 2009).

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