Lawrence
Ballew
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 215
 
Born: July 17, 1991 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 2018   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2013 21 SDN NL   8 2 2 2 7 7 7 6 6 6
2014 22 SDN NL   8 3 3 3 7 8 7 7 7 7
2015 23 SDN NL $ 300,000 8 4 4 4 8 8 8 8 8 8
2016 24 SDN NL $ 300,000 7 6 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 8
2017 25 SDN NL $ 300,000 7 7 8 8 10 10 10 8 7 8
2018 26 SDN NL $ 300,000 7 8 8 8 9 9 9 7 7 7
2019 27 SDN NL $ 3,014,286 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 7 7 7
2020 28 SDN NL $ 3,542,857 7 7 7 7 9 9 9 7 7 7
2021 29 SDN NL $ 4,790,000 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 6 6 6
2022 30 SDN NL $ 4,790,000 7 6 7 6 8 8 8 6 5 5
OOTP6 Min Ratings   7 2 2 2 7 7 7 6 5 5
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,790,000 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 8 8 8
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2013 21 SDN NL     4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2014 22 SDN NL     4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2015 23 SDN NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2016 24 SDN NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2017 25 SDN NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2018 26 SDN NL $ 300,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2019 27 SDN NL $ 3,014,286   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2020 28 SDN NL $ 3,542,857   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2021 29 SDN NL $ 4,790,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2022 30 SDN NL $ 4,790,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
OOTP6 Min Ratings     4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,790,000   4 4 4 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
2013 21 AA   2 5 .286 12 12 1 1 0 69.0 95 54 10 22 41 7.04 .335 .382 .507 .889  
    A   3 1 .750 7 7 0 0 0 45.3 45 14 3 8 27 2.78 .254 .286 .379 .665  
2014 22 AAA   0 3 .000 4 4 0 0 0 23.7 31 16 3 11 8 6.09 .326 .396 .495 .891  
    AA   9 7 .563 26 26 1 1 0 166.0 180 81 10 44 91 4.39 .276 .322 .404 .726  
2015 23 SDN NL 1 2 .333 5 5 0 0 0 27.3 26 11 3 7 13 3.62 .250 .297 .365 .663 1.5
    AAA   5 8 .385 25 25 0 0 0 156.7 206 75 11 32 84 4.31 .318 .351 .437 .788  
2016 24 SDN NL 9 8 .529 25 24 0 0 0 149.7 159 70 15 44 88 4.21 .272 .326 .385 .711 5.8
2017 25 SDN NL 17 9 .654 34 34 0 0 0 219.3 227 84 16 37 174 3.45 .264 .297 .349 .646 15.6
2018 26 SDN NL 17 6 .739 33 33 0 0 0 200.3 212 80 16 45 176 3.59 .269 .311 .373 .684 15.2
2019 27 SDN NL 14 6 .700 35 35 1 0 0 205.0 210 76 19 46 183 3.34 .261 .302 .373 .675 13.3
2020 28 SDN NL 15 6 .714 34 34 0 0 0 211.7 211 95 21 41 196 4.04 .255 .292 .378 .671 13.7
2021 29 SDN NL 10 12 .455 34 34 2 0 0 214.3 222 93 24 39 169 3.91 .267 .298 .410 .708 13.4
2022 30 SDN NL 10 12 .455 34 34 1 0 0 195.7 211 112 30 73 163 5.15 .275 .338 .440 .778 7.3
8 Years Sim 93 61 .604 234 233 4 0 0 1423.3 1478 621 144 332 1162 3.93 .266 .308 .386 .694 85.8
2 Years AAA 5 11 .313 29 29 0 0 0 180.3 237 91 14 43 92 4.54 .319 .357 .445 .801  
2 Years AA 11 12 .478 38 38 2 2 0 235.0 275 135 20 66 132 5.17 .294 .341 .435 .776  
1 Years A 3 1 .750 7 7 0 0 0 45.3 45 14 3 8 27 2.78 .254 .286 .379 .665  
5 Years Minors 19 24 .442 74 74 2 2 0 460.7 557 240 37 117 251 4.69 .300 .342 .434 .776  
Season Average 11 7 .611 29 29 0 0 0 177.9 184 77 18 41 145 3.93 .266 .308 .386 .694  
Career Highs 17 12 .739 35 35 2 0 0 219.3 227 112 30 73 196 5.15 .275 .338 .440 .778  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   843 343 82 165 723   .259 .294 .371 .666
vs LH   635 278 62 167 439   .276 .325 .407 .732
Home 50 27 .649 107 107 1 0 0 667.0 691 289 78 145 549 3.90 .265 .304 .389 .693
Away 43 34 .558 127 126 3 0 0 756.3 787 332 66 187 613 3.95 .266 .310 .383 .693
Mar/Apr 16 10 .615 34 34 1 0 0 217.0 227 80 21 48 167 3.32 .272 .312 .382 .694
May 19 9 .679 41 41 0 0 0 237.3 260 121 25 61 179 4.59 .277 .321 .400 .721
June 13 8 .619 40 40 2 0 0 249.6 262 111 20 60 206 4.00 .266 .308 .384 .692
July 15 10 .600 34 34 1 0 0 215.0 221 88 15 57 183 3.68 .264 .311 .366 .677
August 15 12 .556 43 43 0 0 0 249.3 255 117 28 52 217 4.22 .260 .298 .389 .687
Sep/Oct 15 12 .556 42 41 0 0 0 255.0 253 104 35 54 210 3.67 .256 .294 .391 .686
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2014 22 AAA   1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5  
2015 23 SDN NL 5 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.4 0.0
2016 24 SDN NL 25 53 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 22 .075 .093 .075 .168 -2.9 0.0
2017 25 SDN NL 34 74 11 19 1 0 0 5 0 0 4 21 .257 .291 .270 .561 6.6 0.2
2018 26 SDN NL 33 70 4 16 3 0 0 5 0 0 3 18 .229 .257 .271 .528 4.7 0.0
2019 27 SDN NL 35 67 3 11 0 0 0 7 0 0 1 26 .164 .174 .164 .338 0.5 0.0
2020 28 SDN NL 34 75 7 16 3 0 0 8 0 0 6 24 .213 .268 .253 .522 5.7 0.0
2021 29 SDN NL 34 70 6 16 3 0 0 4 0 0 2 19 .229 .250 .271 .521 4.3 0.0
2022 30 SDN NL 34 62 7 16 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 18 .258 .281 .274 .555 5.1 0.3
8 Years Sim 234 478 38 99 11 0 0 33 1 0 19 151 .207 .236 .230 .466 23.6 0.5
1 Years AAA 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5  
162 Game Average 330 26 68 7 0 0 22 0 0 13 104 .207 .236 .230 .466 16.3  
Career Highs 35 75 11 19 3 0 0 8 1 0 6 26 .258 .291 .274 .561 6.6  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   378 36 80 10 0 0 27 1 0 17 115 .212 .243 .238 .481 19.6
vs LH   100 2 19 1 0 0 6 0 0 2 36 .190 .206 .200 .406 2.6
Home 107 209 19 40 1 0 0 15 0 0 10 64 .191 .224 .196 .420 7.4
Away 127 269 19 59 10 0 0 18 1 0 9 87 .219 .245 .257 .501 14.8
RISP   129 0 24 2 0 0 31 0 0 9 50 .186 .232 .202 .434 5.4
Close/Late   9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .333 .556 0.5
Mar/Apr 34 73 6 12 1 0 0 5 0 0 3 20 .164 .197 .178 .375 1.4
May 41 82 5 13 2 0 0 6 0 0 1 30 .159 .167 .183 .350 0.7
June 40 84 9 20 3 0 0 9 0 0 6 20 .238 .286 .274 .560 6.6
July 34 71 7 14 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 21 .197 .260 .197 .457 3.7
August 43 87 6 21 5 0 0 11 0 0 3 31 .241 .261 .299 .560 6.3
Sep/Oct 42 81 5 19 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 29 .235 .235 .235 .469 3.5
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
2015 23 SDN NL P 5 5 27.3 1 5 0 1 1.000 1.98    
2016 24 SDN NL P 25 24 149.7 12 28 1 2 .976 2.41    
2017 25 SDN NL P 34 34 219.3 10 35 0 3 1.000 1.85    
2018 26 SDN NL P 33 33 200.3 12 24 2 1 .947 1.62    
2019 27 SDN NL P 35 35 205.0 5 32 3 2 .925 1.62    
2020 28 SDN NL P 34 34 211.7 16 33 2 1 .961 2.08    
2021 29 SDN NL P 34 34 214.3 18 32 1 1 .980 2.10    
2022 30 SDN NL P 34 34 195.7 10 34 1 2 .978 2.02    
Career Totals   234 233 1423.3 84 223 10 13 .968 1.94    
Career Highs   35 35 219.3 18 35 3 3 1.000 2.41    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
2016 24 SDN NL 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 0.3 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 .000 .500 .000 .500
2017 25 SDN NL 1 1 .500 4 4 0 0 0 26.7 29 7 0 6 17 2.36 .282 .321 .291 .612
2018 26 SDN NL 1 0 1.000 2 2 0 0 0 12.3 10 4 1 4 10 2.92 .222 .286 .289 .575
2019 27 SDN NL 1 0 1.000 3 3 0 0 0 20.0 19 8 1 5 14 3.60 .260 .308 .329 .636
Career Post-Season Pitching 3 1 .750 10 9 0 0 0 59.3 58 19 2 16 41 2.88 .261 .311 .302 .613
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 25 SDN NL 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000
2018 26 SDN NL 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000
2019 27 SDN NL 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333
Career Post-Season Batting 7 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .063 .063 .063 .125
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Wins
2017-5-17
2018-6-17
Winning Pct
2017-9-.654
2018-6-.739
2020-7-.714
CAR-47-.604
Games Started
2019-10-35
Hits Allowed
2017-8-227
Homeruns Allowed
2022-6-30
Walks per 9IP
2017-7-1.5
2021-9-1.6
CAR-44-2.1
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 124)
   Gray Ink Test: 22    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 339)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 25    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 87)
 
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  1. Paul Hageman (969)
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  3. Kevin Millwood (954)
  4. Randy Wolf (950)
  5. Derek Lowe (949)
  6. Pedro Martinez (948)
  7. Bartolo Colon (943)
  8. Mark Buehrle (943)
  9. Jacob Craig (928)
  10. Joe Blanton (919)
Similar Batters     What are Similarity Scores?

  1. Dennis Baley (992)
  2. Tim Hudson (990)
  3. Lewis Washburn (983)
  4. Wade Miller (982)
  5. Freddy Garcia (981)
  6. Horacio Ramirez (980)
  7. Hosea Buendia (971)
  8. Javier Vazquez (965)
  9. Alonso Diaz (961)
  10. Fred McCree (958)
History
Drafted in 1st round, 19th overall pick, by San Diego in 2013
Injured on 4/4/2014 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Injured on 4/13/2014 with a Blister On Finger, out for 6 days
Injured on 5/29/2015 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for 2 weeks
Injured on 8/3/2015 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for one week
Had first career hit on 9/6/2015, off Johan Santana (PHI)
Earned first career win on 9/12/2015
Injured on 9/4/2017 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Was selected to the 2018 Allstar game
1/29/2019: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,014,286 through salary arbitration
1/29/2020: Gets a new one-year contract worth $3,542,857 through salary arbitration
5/5/2020: Signed a contract extension with San Diego, $4,790,000 per year, for 3 years
Injured on 6/24/2020 with a Tender Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks