Ed Lynch (baseball)
Currently a scout with the Blue Jays
Born: February 25, 1956|
Brooklyn, New York
|August 31, 1980 for the New York Mets|
Last MLB appearance
|October 1, 1987 for the Chicago Cubs|
|Earned run average||4.00|
Edward Francis Lynch (born February 25, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He pitched and batted right-handed, and his pitch selection included a fastball, slider, changeup and slurve.
Lynch was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 22nd round of the 1977 Major League Baseball Draft. After three years in their farm system, in which he compiled a 22–27 record and 3.89 earned run average, the Rangers sent him to the New York Mets on September 18,
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Lynch debuted with the Mets on August 31,
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The Mets and Cubs were perennially the bottom two teams in the National League East for the early part of Lynch's career, however, they'd evolved into division rivals at the top of the N.L. East by the time Lynch took the mound in the second game of a double header on August 7,
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Lynch enjoyed a career year in
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As an executive
After his career ended, he attended the University of Miami School of Law, and graduated in
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- The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers: An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers, and Pitches. Bill James and Rob Neyer. 2004.
- "San Francisco Giants 11, New York Mets 4". Baseball-reference.com. 1980-08-31.
- "New York Mets 4, Chicago Cubs 2". Baseball-reference.com. 1980-09-13.
- "Chicago Cubs 8, New York Mets 6". Baseball-reference.com. 1984-08-07.
- "Chicago Cubs 8, New York Mets 4". Baseball-reference.com. 1984-08-07.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball Almanac, or Ultimate Mets Database
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