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Jon Lester

SP | Chicago Cubs
Bats / Throws: L / L
Age: 34 (1984-01-07)
Ht / Wt: 6'4" / 240 lbs.

2018 Stats Snapshot

IPWSOERAWHIPSVFIP
140.313163.721.318---4.83

Draft Prep / Rankings Snapshot

Staff RankTrendAvg ADPAuctionRound (12-team)Diff
159---104$---14.25-55.0
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7/8:Jon Lester gave up four runs Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds. The lefty threw 6 1/3 innings. Lester gave up six hits and three walks. He has a 2.45 ERA. Prior to Sunday he had won his last seven straight starts. His record sits at 11-2 currently. He hasn't been putting up high strikeout totals lately, and he only struck out two batters Sunday. Lester has good fantasy value going into the second half of the season.--Blake Sullivan - RotoBaller
Source: MLB.com

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Historical Split Stats

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
SplitIPHSOBBERAFIPWHIPHRK/9BB/9BABIP
vL31.33329124.3095.041.43668.33.50.3
vR88.78869323.7564.871.353147.03.30.287
HOME72.37451304.235.051.438116.43.70.293
AWAY68.05962223.1764.591.191118.22.90.27
vL44.0335753.6822.160.86440.11.00.29
vR111.7120106435.3194.711.46190.10.30.312
HOME99.096103304.2734.051.273150.10.40.307
AWAY81.78377304.4084.161.384110.10.30.317
vL46.3344781.5542.540.90630.10.60.254
vR133.7109129422.6933.831.13160.10.40.263
HOME103.367101251.7423.140.8990.10.50.223
AWAY99.38796273.1713.691.148120.10.40.287
vL45.7455583.5472.461.16140.10.60.336
vR137.0125143393.9423.151.197120.10.40.305
HOME125.0120125323.63.151.216110.10.40.378
AWAY80.06382152.9252.580.97550.10.60.275

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Beat Writer Chatter

  • @GDubCub: Jon Lester, Cole Hamels suggest blueprint for Cubs October in 1-0 wins over Bucs https://t.co/NZIpiOWBEm via @suntimes
  • @GDubCub: RT @suntimes_sports: After more than a month of getting knocked around, #Cubs left-hander Jon Lester said Wednesday he felt “backed into a…
  • @ESPNChiCubs: RT @CarmenDeFalco: Up today: Wrapping the week, getting set for @Jurko64's BDay! Sweet Lou, @LouCanellis, on the #Bears live from Denver at…
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @MDGonzales: From Cubs notes: Lester has allowed 1 or 0 runs in at least 6 innings in 46 starts since joining the Cubs in 2015 -… https://t.co/p9Pz1Jkc3S
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @CarrieMuskat: RT @mason_wittner: "[Lester] had this way about him today that was not going to be denied.... He was locked in, he'd had enough, and he wen…
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Helps to have a working link: https://t.co/FV9VG8xxYX RT @ESPNChiCubs: Great outing by Jon Lester. Will discuss fro… https://t.co/brbKHbWUr7
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Great outing by Jon Lester. Will discuss from Pittsburgh at 10 CT on ESPN 1000. And this as well: What was David Bo… https://t.co/pN4jsLpZUE
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @CarrieMuskat: Happ hits HR and Lester Ks 8 in #Cubs win over Pirates https://t.co/YMP4xGlQEF
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @GDubCub: RT @suntimes_sports: After rocky stretch, Jon Lester punches back as Cubs KO Pirates 1-0 - https://t.co/ZY7A90LN2g
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @GDubCub: After rocky stretch, Jon Lester punches back as Cubs KO Pirates 1-0 #EyeOfTheTiger https://t.co/Bvkwic2qXZ via @suntimes
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Jon Lester, on a good start after a series of bad ones: "It's not like I'm going to throw 6 scoreless every time I… https://t.co/j1FzGi95V9
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Watch Jon Lester discuss his outing where he shutdown the Pirates over 6 innings on Thursday.… https://t.co/w0N3tstpSm
  • @ESPNChiCubs: I asked Lester the difference between last start and this one: "I got outs."
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Cubs win 1-0. Great game by Jon Lester. 3.5 game lead in the division now. Another good game on D as well.
  • @CarrieMuskat: RT @mason_wittner: Kyle Schwarber pinch-hit for Lester in the 7th inning. Lester's final line: 6 IP, 5 H, 0 R/ER, 0 BB, 8 K. 92 pitches, 60…
  • @MDGonzales: Cishek takes over for Lester.
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Jon Lester had a great bounce back game as he entered the night with a 10.32 second half ERA. That number came down… https://t.co/bP6UxxT5YK
  • @MDGonzales: Lester 6 innings, five hits, no walks, 8 K's. 92 pitches, 60 for strikes.
  • @GDubCub: Lester:

    6 IP
    5 H
    8 K
    92 pitches

    (i.e., no runs, no walks)
  • @GDubCub: Schwarber PH for Lester after the All-Star lefty bounce back with six scoreless for Cubs.
    Cubs lead 1-0.
  • @MDGonzales: @kschwarb12 to bat for Lester as Contreras reaches on infield hit to open 7th. Lester was on a mission tonight.
  • @ESPNChiCubs: 6 scoreless for Lester. 92 pitches
  • @MDGonzales: Contreras with the strong throw and Javy with the quick tag to nail Marte on a steal attempt to end the 6th. Lester at 92 pitches.
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Big moment of relief after Lester gets down 3-0 on Nova, who swings at ball 4. Cubs still lead 1-0 Top 6
  • @MDGonzales: Lester battles from 3-0 count to strike out Nova.

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Basic and Advanced Historical Stats

YearGGSIPWHSOBBERAFIPWHIPK/9BB/9BABIP
20182725140.313133113523.724.831.3187.33.30.282
20173232180.713179180604.3344.11.3230.10.30.312
20163332202.719154197522.44231.0160.10.40.255
20153232205.011183207473.33731.1220.10.50.335
20143232219.716194220482.45831.1020.10.50.301
20133333213.315209177673.75541.2940.10.40.301
20123333205.39216166684.82141.3830.10.30.32
20113131191.715166182753.47541.2570.10.30.292
20103232208.019167225833.24531.2020.10.30.292
20093232203.315186225643.40831.230.10.40.321
20083333210.316202152663.20941.2740.20.40.302
2007121163.946150314.50751.440.10.20.285

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