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31 Jon Lester SP

Oakland Athletics

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
98%85%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
183.213-902.5518640
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014OAK1392.5527271100183.21636652121240186

Player Updates

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Jon Lester hit with tough-luck loss Friday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Athletics pitcher Jon Lester put together another solid start on Friday but was hit with a tough-luck loss against the Angels in Anaheim. The left-hander permitted three runs -- two earned -- on seven hits and one walk while striking out five over six innings of a 4-0 defeat.

Over his last two starts covering 13 innings, Lester has allowed only three earned runs. He owns a 2.55 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP over 27 starts (183 2/3 innings). His next start will come Wednesday at home against Seattle.

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Jon Lester fantastic against the Angels
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Athletics pitcher Jon Lester turned in a fantastic start Saturday against the Angels.

Lester allowed one run on five hits over seven innings. He struck out seven and walked one during the outing. Lester got off to a tremendous start, tossing six scoreless frames to open the game. He was tagged for his only run in the seventh. Lester gave up a single and a double to open the inning. He then allowed a run-scoring single to the next batter he faced. Lester got out of the inning without giving up any additional runs. He was pulled after throwing 109 pitches. 

Lester left with the game tied, earning a no-decision. He’ll take on the Angels in his next start. 

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Athletics shake up weekend rotation
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

The Athletics have altered their rotation for the weekend series against the Angels.

Jason Hammel will be skipped. He was slated to start Friday. The team will now go with Sonny Gray, Jon Lester and Scott Kazmir for the series. Gray will start Friday, Lester will start Saturday and Kazmir will go Sunday. 

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Jon Lester can't find winning path vs. Braves
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Athletics pitcher Jon Lester put together a quality start but couldn't find the winning path Sunday night in Atlanta, dropping to 13-8 on the season. The left-hander permitted four runs -- three earned -- on six hits and one walk while striking out five over six innings of a 4-3 defeat.

Home runs to Juston Upton and Chris Joshnon were the biggest mistakes in Lester's outing. He owns a 2.58 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP over 25 starts (170 2/3 innings). He will look to get back on track Sunday against the Angels.

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Jon Lester strikes out nine in win vs. Royals Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Athletics pitcher Jon Lester earned a win Tuesday, giving up three earned runs on six hits and two walks in six innings and striking out nine in his team's 11-3 victory over the Royals.

Lester (13-7) turned in four scoreless innings and watched his offense build up a 6-0 lead before he allowed three runs in the fifth, ultimately picking up his third straight win since joining the A's. He owns a 2.51 ERA and 169:37 K:BB ratio in 164 2/3 innings. Lester is set to face the Braves Sunday.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 6 96 85.90
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs L.A. Angels 13.001 2.080212
vs LHB 42.000 1.930946
vs RHB 141.200 2.73031140
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
7/25@TB0006.06217
8/2KC1006.29313
8/7MIN1009.03028
8/12@KC1006.06329
8/17@ATL0106.06315
8/23LAA0007.05117
8/29@LAA0106.06215
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST /SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24
LAA
L4-9
25
@Hou
W8-2
26
@Hou
L2-4
27
@Hou
W5-4
28
@LAA
L3-4
29
@LAA
L0-4
30
@LAA
9:05 pm
Tickets
31
@LAA
3:35 pm
Tickets
1
Sea
4:05 pm
Tickets
2
Sea
10:05 pm
Tickets
3
Sea
3:35 pm
Tickets
4
5
Hou
10:05 pm
Tickets
6
Hou
4:05 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
27

23

30

5

38

25

5

-3

48

-10

25

45

29

25

22

31

15

18

36

30

20

9





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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-OAK139 2.5527271100 183.2163665212440186
Total 11365 3.62248247114001560.01461669627141555371423
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-OAK27500000300 .000 .000 .000
Total 24836000112200 .026 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006BOSP151511011001.000
2007BOSP1211116410 .909
2008BOSP333342192123 .952
2009BOSP32323372421 .939
2010BOSP32324353532 .930
2011BOSP31312991912 .966
2012BOSP333337142123 .946
2013BOSP333332121821 .938
2014BOS-OAKP27272371421 .913
Total  248247261791671513 .943
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-OAK0167183 1.01113003 .237743 10.1 .3480
Total 416721393 1.311124827139 .2496541 11.8 .3790
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007BOS10 1.93310000 9.16221048
2008BOS12 2.36440000 26.2249730526
2009BOS01 4.50110000 6.04331045
2013BOS41 1.56550000 34.2256632829
Total 64 2.1113110000 76.2592018822168
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:
30
Hometown:
Tacoma, WA
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Oakland Athletics
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
9
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