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Peter Lambert

Peter Lambert

P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 185 | Age: 22
Draft: 2015 (Rd: 2, #44, Colorado Rockies) - San Dimas (CA) HS
San Dimas, CA USA
Player Apps
MLB Rankings
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Spin
Curve Spin
Exit Velocity
Hard Hit %
Pop Time
Outs Above Avg
Outfielder Jump
Sprint Speed


2019 3 7 7.25 19 19 0 89.1 57 1.74
1 Season 3 7 7.25 19 19 0 89.1 57 1.74
2019 19 3-7 7.25 89.1 57 1.74
1 Season 19 3-7 7.25 89.1 57 1.74

Standard MLB Pitching Statistics

2019 COL NL 420 3 7 7.25 19 19 0 89.1 119 74 72 18 36 57 1.74
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Scouting Report

Scouting grades: Fastball: 55 | Curveball: 60 | Slider: 50 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 60 | Overall: 50

One of the keys to Rockies player development in recent years has been to develop pitching from within, starters who know how to handle hitting-friendly environments. Lambert, the organization's second-round pick in 2015 out of the California high school ranks, has used his combination of solid stuff and advanced pitchability to thrive in several of those situations. He reached Triple-A at age 21 in 2018, the first place he's truly struggled.

Lambert has used a four-pitch mix to knock on the big league door. His bread-and-butter has been his fastball-changeup combination, a sinking heater in the low-90s that touches 96 mph on occasion and a plus offspeed pitch with tumble that keeps hitters off-balance. The biggest progress Lambert made in 2018 was the improvement of his curve. Once more of a loopy breaking ball, it has more sharpness and late break to it, turning into a true out pitch that should lead to more strikeouts in the future. He mirrors his fastball release point with the pitch and because he has such great fastball command, hitters have no idea what's coming. He'll also still mix in his slider, his fourth best pitch, but one that still is Major League-average.

Lambert learned in Triple-A that he couldn't survive if he didn't hit his spots down in the zone. Always one to learn, he made adjustments and finished the year with 11 shutout innings, something the Rockies think will carry over to a big 2019 season.

Statcast - Pitching

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 1582 321 20 6.2 88.9 6.5 .299 .484 .395 .359 .383 39.6 13.6 8.6
ALL 1582 321 20 6.2 88.9 6.5 .299 .484 .395 .359 .383 39.6 13.6 8.6
MLB 40553 6.3 87.5 11.2 .251 .412 .317 .318 .371 34.5 21.7 8.3


Team Date Transaction
06/06/2019 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of RHP Peter Lambert from Albuquerque Isotopes.
02/06/2019 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Peter Lambert to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
06/30/2018 Peter Lambert assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Hartford Yard Goats.
03/29/2018 RHP Peter Lambert assigned to Hartford Yard Goats from Lancaster JetHawks.
01/29/2018 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster RHP Peter Lambert to spring training.
04/01/2017 RHP Peter Lambert assigned to Lancaster JetHawks.
04/05/2016 RHP Peter Lambert assigned to Asheville Tourists from Grand Junction Rockies.
07/15/2015 RHP Peter Lambert assigned to Grand Junction Rockies.
06/25/2015 Colorado Rockies signed RHP Peter Lambert.