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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
170.716213.4281.307---4.4

Draft Prep / Rankings Snapshot

Staff RankTrendAvg ADPAuctionRound (12-team)Diff
159---104$---14.25-55.0
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9/15:Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester picked up his 16th win of the season on Saturday. Lester allowed two hits, no runs, two walks and struck out nine over seven strong innings. Lester has had a nice season and will face the White Sox in a favorable matchup on Friday.--Daniel Burdeen - RotoBaller
Source: MLB.com

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Historical Split Stats

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
SplitIPHSOBBERAFIPWHIPHRK/9BB/9BABIP
vL34.03834164.2355.321.58879.04.20.32
vR106.710688353.5444.31.322147.43.00.298
HOME91.08970373.9564.611.385126.93.70.295
AWAY79.77472232.8244.151.218118.12.60.293
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: Projected playoff starters during 30-for-30 stretch (with a Hamels start left):

    Hendricks: 3-2, 1.63
    Lester: 3-1,… https://t.co/N3H5WU0yO2
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @CarrieMuskat: Looking ahead to #Cubs at White Sox:
    Fri: José Quintana (13-10, 3.95) vs. Reynaldo Lopez (6-9, 4.05)
    Sat: Jon Lest… https://t.co/6G62mr0iEG
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @MDGonzales: Cubs-White Sox probables: LHP José Quintana (13-10, 3.95) vs. RHP Reynaldo Lopez (6-9, 4.05); LHP Jon Lester (16-6,… https://t.co/OKemjJoMiL
    Posted 1 day ago
  • @ESPNChiCubs: @Libsfearme @CarmenDeFalco 2017? after the WS and 3 month off season? Lester hurting, Zo hurting. Ill stop there
  • @CarrieMuskat: #Cubs will switch rotation vs White Sox and have Quintana start Friday, Lester on Saturday. Want to be proactive an… https://t.co/d9Frct6UvY
  • @ESPNChiCubs: Cubs giving Jon Lester an extra day of rest. He’ll pitch Saturday. Quintana goes Friday.
  • @GDubCub: Cubs using off day to flip flop Lester and Quintana in rotation. Q now opens series Friday vs. Sox in first South S… https://t.co/NQpz4QY35y
  • @MDGonzales: Quintana on Friday, Lester on Saturday
  • @GDubCub: RT @ckamka: #Cubs starting pitching: 2.53 ERA last 31 games (best in MLB)

    Hamels last 9 starts: 1.57 ERA
    Lester last 6 starts: 1.73 ERA
    He…
  • @CarrieMuskat: RT @scottmerkin: Although not official as of yet, if the rotations stay the same, it looks like Lester vs. Lopez, Quintana vs. Giolito and…
  • @ESPNChiCubs: @JasonZ17991814 yeah. He likes it for a variety of little reasons. A lot has to do w pinch hitting. But not married… https://t.co/EtZ5dlvncU
  • @CarrieMuskat: ICYMI #Cubs Lester leads the way in 1-0 win over Reds https://t.co/ixZL8F6wZE
  • @MDGonzales: RT @ChicagoSports: Jon Lester shut down the Reds for seven innings. The result, with help from four relievers and several other teammates,…
  • @GDubCub: RT @ckamka: Jon Lester: 1.73 ERA over last 6 starts
    José Quintana: 1.84 ERA over last 5 starts
    Cole Hamels: 1.57 ERA over last 9 starts
    #C
  • @CarrieMuskat: Final #Cubs 1, Reds 0. Lester wins 16th game
  • @CarrieMuskat: #Cubs Lester's line: 7 IP 2 H 0 R 2 BB 9 Ks. 108 pitches
  • @CarrieMuskat: #Cubs Lester at 95 pitches. He's on the mound for the 7th
  • @CarrieMuskat: In case you've been watching college football, #Cubs Lester has 7 Ks over 5 IP, 80 pitches. Still 0-0 vs Reds
  • @CarrieMuskat: #Cubs Lester is 3-1 with 2.15 ERA in his last 5 starts. Today is his 30th start of the season, the 11th consecutive year he’s hit that mark
  • @CarrieMuskat: #Cubs lineup vs Reds (Day 26 of 30 in a row): Almora CF, Bryant RF, Baez 2B, Bote 3B, Russell SS, Contreras C, Cara… https://t.co/c6HFFI5K75
  • @CarrieMuskat: Looking ahead to #Cubs vs Reds:
    Fri, 7:05 PM: Cole Hamels (4-0, 1.42) vs. Matt Harvey (7-8, 4.87)
    Sat, 3:05 PM: Jon… https://t.co/s8qTWLDICt
  • @CarrieMuskat: Proceeds from tonight's 50/50 will be split between Rizzo's, Lester's, Maddon's and Duensing's foundations, which a… https://t.co/VsUfJzuHdf
  • @GDubCub: Maddon said Lester, who left Monday's start with back spasm, remains scheduled for Saturday until further notice. "… https://t.co/WI5p88nY1A
  • @MDGonzales: Maddon on Lester: “I’m working on the assumption he’ll be fine.”
  • @MDGonzales: Big Red Machine-Cubs matchups: Friday: RHP Matt Harvey (7-8, 4.87) vs. LH Cole Hamels (4-0, 1.42): Saturday: LH Cod… https://t.co/smyayq3U0J

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Basic and Advanced Historical Stats

YearGGSIPWHSOBBERAFIPWHIPK/9BB/9BABIP
20183230170.716163142603.4284.41.3077.53.20.294
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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