Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:06:22 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (undisclosed) was scracthed from his start Wednesday, Sept. 2. SP Tyler Lyons will start against the Washington Nationals Wednesday.
Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Wacha ($8,100, 16.2% of cap) in daily contests Wednesday, and you'll also want to check back for further details on why he was scratched. Lyons owns a 5.02 ERA over his six starts this season, and he shouldn't be viewed as anything more than a desperation play in any fantasy format Wednesday.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:17:06 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons is starting the first game and SP Tim Cooney is starting the second game of the doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, July 7.
Fantasy Tip: Neither pitcher stands as a strong option in the majority of formats, and they should likely be limited to a spot start in just NL-only or cavernous mixed leagues. Chicago has only scored 23 runs over their last 10, though, so there is upside.
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:16:21 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons could be demoted to long relief or sent back to Class AAA Memphis following SP Lance Lynn's (forearm) return Thursday, June 25.
Fantasy Tip: Lyons ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) has lights-out stuff in the minors, but it hasn't translated into the majors. He could resurface if the team loses another starter in the future, but he's an afterthought on FantasyScore.
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:09:13 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons allowed two runs and three hits Saturday, June 13, against the Kansas City Royals. Lyons was called up to replace SP Lance Lynn (forearm).
Fantasy Tip: Lyons struck out six hitters in five full innings, while allowing just one walk. With a strikeout rate of 11.50 on the season, Lyons has considerable upside on FantasyScore, as long as he can limit the opponent run total.
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:47:47 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons will be recalled to start against the Kansas City Royals Saturday, June 13.
Fantasy Tip: Lyons is taking the rotation spot of Lance Lynn (forearm), who landed on the DL Friday. Lynn is expected to be ready to return in two weeks, though, so Lyons' stay in the rotation figures to be short-term. Don't wager too much on him if you need rotation help in deep mixed and AL-only leagues. Also, stay away from Lyons on FantasyScore against KC tomorrow.
Mon, 11 May 2015 14:00:53 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons will remain in the starting rotation.
Fantasy Tip: Lyons ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) projects to make his next start against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, May 16, which is a horrible matchup. FantasyScore players would be wise to steer clear of Lyons outside of plus-matchups. Except for the odd steamer start, seasonal owners can ignore Lyons outside of NL-only and cavernous mixed leagues.
Mon, 04 May 2015 07:33:04 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons will be promoted to start against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, May 5.
Fantasy Tip: Lyons ($3,000, 6.0% of your cap) has a decent matchup, but he's a risky SP proposition on FantasyScore.
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:04:42 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Tyler Lyons is a likely option to replace SP Adam Wainwright (Achilles') in the starting rotation.
Fantasy Tip: Tim Cooney is also an option, but Lyons is already on the 40-man roster and has experience. He has struggled with a 4.61 ERA at Triple-A Memphis, but his batting average of balls in play is .500. That indicates he has had a lot of bad luck. The team really wants a left-hander in the rotation, and Marco Gonzales (pectoral) and Jaime Garcia (shoulder) are banged up. Lyons would be a matchup play at a low price on FantasyScore if he comes up.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:04:54 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Marco Gonzales is working with the starters, which would seem to indicate that he will start over SP Tyler Lyons, who is working with the relievers, Thursday, Sept. 4.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:15:47 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Marco Gonzales, P Nick Greenwood, SP Tyler Lyons and C Tony Cruz were recalled from the minors Tuesday, Sept. 2. Also, RP Jason Motte (back) was activated from the 15-day disabled list.