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34 Jon Lester SP

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
98%94%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
53.02-203.575421
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2016CHC1952.4432322000202.2154575521652197
2017CHC223.5799000053.0522521512154

Player Updates

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Cubs' Jon Lester: Finally earns second win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lester (2-2) allowed three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out five batters over six innings during Thursday's win over Cincinnati.

It hasn't been a standout start to the season for Lester. He's collected just two wins and sports a mediocre 3.57 ERA and 1.38 WHIP. However, the veteran lefty has continued to pile up strikeouts (9.2 K/9) and has proven to be a durable asset with five consecutive 200-inning campaigns. It's difficult to complain considering the starting pitching pool is littered with injuries and underachievers, and a breakout stretch could be ahead. Lester lines up next for a home start against the Giants.

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Cubs' Jon Lester: Takes loss against rival Cards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lester (1-2) allowed four runs (three earned) on six hits and four walks in 5.2 innings in a loss to St. Louis on Saturday. He struck out nine.

Lester fell short in this contest, battling control issues throughout -- it took him 112 pitches to get through 5.2 innings. This was a bit of a disappointment considering he was coming off of his best start of the season against the Yankees, but was still better than the Lester we saw at the end of April. He will take the mound again on Friday at home against Milwaukee.

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Cubs' Jon Lester: Puts up best start of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lester allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits while walking two and striking out nine over seven innings for a no-decision in Sunday's 18-inning 5-4 loss to the Yankees.

The solid effort matched Lester's longest start of the year, and the nine punchouts were a season high. It was certainly a good sign for the veteran lefty after he failed to go six innings in his previous three starts. Lester is walking more than usual (3.7 per nine), but his 8.7 K/9 and 3.27 ERA show that he remains more of a low-end fantasy ace.

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Cubs' Jon Lester: Gets run support, win Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lester (1-1) picked up the win Tuesday against the Phillies. He pitched five innings, alloweing three runs (two earned) on four hits and five walks. He struck out five.

Lester didn't have great command in this one, as the five walks are a new season high and he threw 106 pitches (60 strikes) in just five innings. But the lefty was supported by an offense that scored eight runs. Lester has now failed to complete six innings in three straight starts, and he'll look to go a bit longer when he takes the mound Sunday at home against the Yankees.

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Cubs' Jon Lester: Hit hard in Wednesday's loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lester (0-1) gave up six runs (five earned) on 10 hits and two walks while striking out five over 5.2 innings in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to the Pirates.

After a strong beginning to the season, the veteran lefty's now been tagged for 10 earned runs and 19 hits over his last two outings, sending his ERA soaring to 3.68 and saddling him with a 1.43 WHIP. Lester will look to get those ratios under control in his next start at home against the Phillies on Tuesday.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 13.000 2.080212
vs RHB 40.000 4.0501942
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
4/16PIT0007.03023
4/21@CIN0005.29524
4/26@PIT0105.210525
5/2PHI1005.04255
5/7NYY0007.03129
5/13@STL0105.26349
5/18CIN1006.06315
Two Week Schedule
MAY /JUNE
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21
Mil
W13-6
22
SF
L4-6
23
SF
7:05 pm
Tickets
24
SF
8:05 pm
Tickets
25
SF
2:20 pm
Tickets
26
@LAD
10:10 pm
Tickets
27
@LAD
7:15 pm
Tickets
28
@LAD
4:10 pm
Tickets
29
@SD
4:40 pm
Tickets
30
@SD
10:10 pm
Tickets
31
@SD
3:40 pm
Tickets
1
2
StL
2:20 pm
Tickets
3
StL
2:20 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
8

38

3

-2

36

3

20

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006BOS72 4.7615150000 81.1914343754360
2007BOS40 4.5712110000 63.06133321013150
2008BOS166 3.2133332200 210.12027875141066152
2009BOS158 3.4132322000 203.1186807720364225
2010BOS199 3.2532322000 208.01678175141083225
2011BOS159 3.4731310000 191.21667774201175182
2012BOS914 4.8233333000 205.121611711025468166
2013BOS158 3.7533331100 213.1209948919767177
2014BOS-OAK1611 2.4632321100 219.2194766016548220
2015CHC1112 3.3432321000 205.0183837616747207
2016CHC195 2.4432322000 202.2154575521652197
2017CHC22 3.57990000 53.0522521512154
Total 14886 3.44326325144002056.21881844787187706651915
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2006BOS15400000300 .000 .000 .000
2007BOS12000000000 --- --- ---
2008BOS33500000200 .000 .000 .000
2009BOS32300000200 .000 .000 .000
2010BOS32300011200 .200 .000 .000
2011BOS31500000300 .000 .000 .000
2012BOS33500000300 .000 .000 .000
2013BOS33600000400 .000 .000 .000
2014BOS-OAK32500000300 .000 .000 .000
2015CHC3262640033000 .108 .065 .065
2016CHC3359360661800 .185 .153 .102
2017CHC91812031800 .150 .167 .111
Total 3271751012010117800 .122 .091 .069
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006BOSP151511011001.000
2007BOSP1211116410 .909
2008BOSP333342192123 .952
2009BOSP32323372421 .939
2010BOSP32324353532 .930
2011BOSP31312991912 .966
2012BOSP333337142123 .946
2013BOSP333332121821 .938
2014BOS-OAKP32322681621 .923
2015CHCP323230101731 .900
2016CHCP3232351817011.000
2017CHCP991138001.000
Total  3263253401112111815 .947
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2006BOS18286 1.0596605 .294367 15.4 .4340
2007BOS05181 0.6742101 .257275 13.3 .4140
2008BOS1247197 1.3985313 .256874 11.9 .3680
2009BOS0209156 1.43196606 .242843 11.2 .3660
2010BOS0235141 1.82227606 .220861 11.3 .3250
2011BOS0211154 1.491412404 .234799 11.8 .3740
2012BOS2250172 1.61133006 .273876 12.6 .4420
2013BOS0220223 1.08124105 .253903 11.9 .3890
2014BOS-OAK0198220 1.00165103 .236885 10.1 .3540
2015CHC0217166 1.394411208 .240828 10.4 .3730
2016CHC0200187 1.152813104 .211796 9.4 .3340
2017CHC26038 1.6667300 .257226 12.6 .4110
Total 621801821 1.301958134151 .2448533 11.4 .3750
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007BOS10 1.93310000 9.16221048
2008BOS12 2.36440000 26.2249730526
2009BOS01 4.50110000 6.04331045
2013BOS41 1.56550000 34.2256632829
2014OAK00 7.36110000 7.18660025
2015CHC02 4.50220000 14.0137730214
2016CHC31 2.02650000 35.2279831630
Total 97 2.6322190000 133.2107423914331117
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2002 R-Red Sox01 13.5011000 0.25610011
2003 A-Augusta69 3.652421000106.01025443784471
2004 R-Red Sox00 0.0011000 1.00000021
2004 A-Sarasota76 4.282120000 90.1824643233797
2005 AA-Portland116 2.612626310148.1114524310457163
2006AAA-Pawtucket34 2.701111000 46.2431714502543
2007 AA-Portland10 1.5011000 6.05110044
2007 A-Greenville00 2.0833000 13.0113320215
2007AAA-Pawtucket45 3.891414200 71.2673231433151
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/240
Birthdate:
1/7/1984
Age:
33
Hometown:
Tacoma, WA
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:

MLB Experience:
12
Awards:

2016: NL LCS MVP