Lance Lynn

Lance Lynn

Personal Information

Full Name Michael Lance Lynn
Date of Birth May 12, 1987
Nationality American
Height 1.96 m
Role Pitcher

Lance Lynn News

Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn's $90,035 Ford Bronco Raptor transformed into 'Barbie mobile' for beloved daughters Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn's $90,035 Ford Bronco Raptor transformed into 'Barbie mobile' for beloved daughters
Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn's $90,035 Ford Bronco Raptor transformed into 'Barbie mobile' for beloved daughters
Lance Lynn says family was a major factor in his Cardinals return: "Can't be mad when you get a chance to be home" Lance Lynn says family was a major factor in his Cardinals return: "Can't be mad when you get a chance to be home"
Lance Lynn says family was a major factor in his Cardinals return: "Can't be mad when you get a chance to be home"
MLB analyst questions Cardinals' acquisition of Lance Lynn and Kyle Gibson MLB analyst questions Cardinals' acquisition of Lance Lynn and Kyle Gibson
MLB analyst questions Cardinals' acquisition of Lance Lynn and Kyle Gibson
St. Louis Cardinals bring in veteran pitcher Kyle Gibson on one-year contract, joins Lance Lynn in pitching rotation rebuild St. Louis Cardinals bring in veteran pitcher Kyle Gibson on one-year contract, joins Lance Lynn in pitching rotation rebuild
St. Louis Cardinals bring in veteran pitcher Kyle Gibson on one-year contract, joins Lance Lynn in pitching rotation rebuild
MLB insider believes Cardinals made a mistake by landing Lance Lynn: "Signing him first is a PR nightmare" MLB insider believes Cardinals made a mistake by landing Lance Lynn: "Signing him first is a PR nightmare"
MLB insider believes Cardinals made a mistake by landing Lance Lynn: "Signing him first is a PR nightmare"

Lance Lynn: A Brief Biography

Lance Lynn
Lance Lynn


Michael Lance Lynn is an American professional baseball player in Major League Baseball. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 12, 1987. Lance plays the position of a pitcher in MLB. He was part of the United States team in the World Baseball Classics tournaments twice - in 2007 and 2023.


Lance used to play for the Ole Miss Rebels team during his college days before he debuted in MLB. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2008 MLB draft, where he was the 29th overall pick. Other teams he has played with include the Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, and Chicago White Sox. Currently, he is playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The pitcher is a two-time All-Star and a World Series Champion.


Lance Lynn Personal Information

NameMichael Lance Lynn
Age36
DOBMay 12, 1987
NationalityAmerican
Mother’s NameJenny Lyn
Father’s NameMike
ProfessionBaseball
Net Worth$10 million
Height1.96 meters (6.5 feet)
Weight125 kgs (275 Pounds)
EducationCollege Graduate
Relationship StatusMarried

Lance Lynn’s Early Life

Lance Lynn was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 12, 1987. His parents are Jenny and Mike Lynn. He also has a younger brother. Lynn attended Brownsburg High School and played in the Little Leagues. He also used to play baseball in high school. In 1999, he was part of the team that appeared in the Little Leagues World Series. Even during high school, he was a very talented player and was awarded All-State honors during his junior and sophomore years. He attended high school with fellow MLB player Drew Storen. At the time, his batting average was .509, his RBI was 46 and he had a total number of 14 home runs. He was also the Gatorade Player of the Year in 2005 and was named an All-Star by Nike.


The pitcher was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 2005 MLB draft, but he chose to continue his education. He attended the University of Mississippi and played for the Ole Miss Rebels. His Earned Run Average was 3.95 and his Win Loss record was 22-12. While he was in college, he was setting out many records. Lance set the career strikeout record, which was at 332, and the single-season record, which was at 146. He was the All-Southeastern Conference second pitcher in 2008 and 2009.



Lance Lynn’s Personal Life

He was a Yankees fan growing up. There’s not much else known about his personal life.



Lance Lynn’s Family Background

Lance’s parents are Jenny and Mike Lynn. He has a younger brother as well. Not much information is known about his family background.


Lance Lynn’s Wife/girlfriend

Lance Lynn has been married to Dymin Hayes since January 2020. Dymin used to play volleyball in high school. She attended Benton Consolidated High School. Dymin completed her Journalism degree from Columbia College, Chicago, and also has an associate degree in General Studies from Rend Lake College. According to Dymin's blog, her mother introduced her to Lance.


Dymin’s mother, Missy, met the pitcher at Walt’s Pizza. Missy then set up a date between her daughter and Lance. The couple had their first date at WheelHouse in St. Louis and proceeded to go to a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert. After dating for a while, the two announced their engagement in 2018 and the rest is history.


Before Dymin, Lance was married to Lauren Grill, who used to be a softball player, but the two divorced and went their separate ways. The former couple have a daughter together.


Lance Lynn’s Kids

The Dodgers pitcher has four kids. The eldest daughter, Mia, is from his former wife and is eleven years old. With his second wife, Lance has two daughters and one son. The couple adopted Mia and she stays with her father. Their second daughter, Lively, was born on February 23, 2019. On October 22, 2020, they welcomed another child and a third daughter named Rumer. Judge Ryder was born on October 26, 2022, and is their youngest child.



Lance Lynn's Net Worth

Lance Lynn’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $10 million in the year 2023. His net worth is so high primarily because of his massive contract and salary.


Lance Lynn’s Career Stats

Lance Lynn's stats are listed below. In the 2023 season, Lance pitched 16 strikeouts, breaking the White Sox's franchise record for most strikeouts in a single game by the team's pitcher.


Career Regular Season Stats
Strikeouts1859
Earned Run Average3.71
Win Loss Record129-93
Saves4
OPS.701
WHIP1.27



Lance Lynn’s Achievements

From high school to college, the pitcher has managed to add many accolades to his name. Lance’s MLB achievements and accolades are listed below in the table.


Year Achievements
2011World Series Champion
2012All-Star appearance
20212nd All-Star appearance



Lance Lynn’s Contract

Lance signed a contract extension with the Chicago White Sox in 2021, it has a duration of two years. It is worth $38 million. He was traded to the Dodgers in 2023. His annual average salary is approximately $18.5 million.


He signed a contract with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2015. This deal was worth $22 million. He also received an additional $15 million as a performance bonus. In 2018, he signed a deal with the Minnesota Twins, which was worth $12 million and had a duration of one year. In 2018, he signed with the Texas Rangers for $30 million. The duration of the contract was three years. Later, it was extended in 2021.

Lance Lynn’s Diet

Lance followed the Paleo diet in 2014. He ate more complex carbs, nutrient-packed meals, and low-calorie meals. He avoided potatoes from his diet. It is unknown if he still follows this diet.

FAQs

A. Lance Lynn pitches for the Los Angeles Dodgers.  In 2023, he was traded to the Dodgers from the Chicago White Sox. 

A. Lance Lynn was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2009 MLB draft.

A. Lance Lynn is 36 years old. He was born on May 12, 1987. 

A. Lance Lynn has thrown a total of 32,192 pitches from 2011 to 2023. 

A. Lance Lynn's earned run average is about 3.71.

A. Lance Lynn’s height is 1.96 meters, which is 6 feet 5 inches.