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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
50462.521.22---4.39

Draft Prep / Rankings Snapshot

Staff RankTrendAvg ADPAuctionRound (12-team)Diff
115104$1210.58-11.0
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5/19:Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester continued his strong season on Friday versus the Reds. Lester allowed two hits, one run, one walk and struck out eight over six innings. Lester has had a nice bounce-back season this year and now owns a 2.52 ERA. His next start will come Wednesday versus the Cleveland Indians.--Daniel Burdeen - RotoBaller
Source: MLB.com

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Historical Split Stats

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
SplitIPHSOBBERAFIPWHIPHRK/9BB/9BABIP
vL10.38921.7422.280.96807.81.70.258
vR33.03028163.5455.061.39457.64.40.272
HOME22.31820102.0153.551.25418.14.00.27
AWAY27.72224112.9285.061.19357.83.60.239
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

  • @CarrieMuskat: Darvish closes series vs Reds today. Looking ahead to #Cubs vs Indians, it'll be Chatwood vs Bauer on Tues, Lester… https://t.co/Kp5PDeBTWh
  • @MDGonzales: Indians-Cubs probables: Tuesday - Trevor Bauer (3-3, 2.59) vs. ​RHP Tyler Chatwood (3-3, 3.14);
    Wednesday - RHP Ad… https://t.co/NnEGBA34Pa
  • @ESPNChiCubs: @Bozdaly @JesseRogersFire @RBrinkman87 So what? I'm sure Lester would like to pitch 9 innings every game. They just… https://t.co/1MgYVCREUK
  • @ESPNChiCubs: RT @ESPNChiCubs: Jon Lester likes to use the roller coaster analogy when talking about a baseball season though he's not a fan of real roll…
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Cubs take Game 1 over the Reds. Will discuss on Espn 1000 at 11 CT. Jon Lester’s ERA is 2.52. How about that? Doubl… https://t.co/N6zKaxUV23
  • @CarrieMuskat: RT @Cubs: #Cubs pound out 15 hits, Lester shuts down #Reds in series opener.

    Recap: https://t.co/UgMZq5DggS #EverybodyIn https://t.co/0Vup…
  • @GDubCub: RT @suntimes_sports: The @suntimes_sports cover, featuring Jon Lester, who made it rain again for #Cubs in 8-1 win over #Reds, by @GDubCub
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Lester on pitching in the rain: "I grew up in the NW so 70 percent of my high school games were in sh-- like this.… https://t.co/hbkmep0T1V
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Jon Lester likes to use the roller coaster analogy when talking about a baseball season though he's not a fan of re… https://t.co/xfOkFgmxWz
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Funny stuff from Lester posting. Not really baseball related after the first sentence
  • @GDubCub: RT @ckamka: Most starts of 5+ innings & 1 or fewer runs allowed (2016-present)
    34 Jon Lester
    30 Max Scherzer
    30 Justin Verlander
    28 Chris S…
  • @GDubCub: Rain Man: Jon Lester makes it rain again for Cubs in 8-1 win over Reds https://t.co/VC5XGayj47 via @suntimes
  • @GDubCub: Almora PH for Lester.

    Lester line: 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 8 K
  • @MDGonzales: Almora Jr. to PH for Lester, who pitches six innings of 2-hit ball. 1 BB, 8 K's. HR. 99 pitches, 64 for strikes.
  • @MDGonzales: Duvall ends Lester's shutout bid with fly ball HR to start the 5th. 6-1
  • @GDubCub: Lester safety squeeze. RBI.

    6-0 Cubs.
  • @ESPNChiCubs: RT @KeithChard65: @ESPNChiCubs Just got home, literally reading this tweet about Lester’s no-no and look up and see liner through the right…
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Quick inning for Lester who hasn't given up a hit. One more inning for official game. Does look like bad stuff is c… https://t.co/fQGs6xzXma
  • @ESPNChiCubs: RT @ZarlengoDanny: @ESPNChiCubs I’ve seen Lester be extremely impressive , but that was something to watch. Three pitches that hit every sp…
  • @GDubCub: Schwarber popup, Baez K, IBB to Happ, and Lester bats with bases loaded -- grounds first pitch to second for final out.
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Schwraber/Baez funks continue..pop up and strike out. Lester bats before he pitches, always a good sign but Cubs co… https://t.co/4uMiqmbqmp
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Cubs/Reds starting up. Lester v Bailey
  • @CarrieMuskat: With tonight's game ppd, #Cubs starters vs Reds will be Lester on Friday, Hendricks and Quintana on Saturday (order TBD), Darvish on Sunday
  • @MDGonzales: Lester to start Friday, Hendricks and Quintana on Saturday, Darvish on Sunday. Mother Nature bites Montgomery.
  • @GDubCub: Montgomery loses his tentatively scheduled start Saturday because of rainout.
    Starters for the Reds series:
    Friday… https://t.co/olTmGyXAUi

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Basic and Advanced Historical Stats

YearGGSIPWHSOBBERAFIPWHIPK/9BB/9BABIP
201810950.044044212.524.391.227.93.80.254
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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