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34 Jon Lester SP

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
93%81%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
205.011-1203.3420747
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014OAK16112.4632321100219.21947660161648220
2015CHC11123.3432321000205.01838376161647207

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Cubs P Jon Lester, Jake Arrieta to start first two games in NLCS
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the National League Championship Series for the Chicago Cubs , reports Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune.

Jake Arrieta will not get the opening nod Saturday against the winner of the Dodgers-Mets series. He will take the mound in Game 2 instead.

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Cubs SP Jon Lester drops Game 1 of NLDS
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jon Lester took the loss in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Cardinals on Friday, allowing three runs on five hits and one walk while striking out nine.

After giving up an RBI single to Matt Holliday in the first, Lester rattled off six straight scoreless frames, keeping the Chicago Cubs in it against John Lackey. However, Lester ran into trouble again in the eighth, allowing a homer to Tommy Pham and then walking Matt Carpenter, who came around to score on a Stephen Piscotty long ball after Lester exited the game. Lester threw 115 pitches but has not been ruled out as an option to start Game 4 on short rest.

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Cubs SP Jon Lester on wrong side of pitchers duel in loss Friday
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Cubs starter Jon Lester allowed two runs on five hits, he didn't walk a batter, and struck out six over seven innings of a 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon.

Lester (10-12, 3.43 ERA) was sharp, tossing 72 of 102 pitches for strikes, but he ran up against Pirates' ace Gerrit Cole in a old-fashioned pitchers duel. Lester has been on his game all month, allowing more than two runs just once in five September starts (he allowed four runs against the Cardinals in his last outing).

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Cubs' Jon Lester can't contain Cardinals' offense Sunday in loss
by Rotowire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Cubs starter Jon Lester fell to 10-11 in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, allowing four runs in six innings while striking out two.

Lester was done in by early scoring, with a pair of home runs in the first inning and another run in the third. The Cubs had some chances to tie the game, but were ultimately disappointed. The 31-year-old had been strong in September, allowing only four earned runs across three starts for the month with 19 strikeouts, but this will represent a step back for the veteran's up and down season.

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Cubs SP Jon Lester picks up 10th win of season Tuesday
by CBSSports.com Staff | CBSSports.com

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester (10-10) turned in a dominant nine-strikeout performance on Tuesday, surrendering only five hits, an earned run and a walk in a complete-game, 2-1 victory over the Pirates.

Lester insured that the Cubs secured the nightcap of the doubleheader in their continued chase for an NL wild-card spot. The complete game was the first of Lester's Cubs career and represented his third straight strong outing in three September starts, following a forgettable August in which the southpaw posted a robust 5.04 ERA.

Lester also managed to stay away from the long ball on Tuesday, marking the fifth consecutive outing in which he has not given up a homer, and the seventh in his last eight trips to the mound. Lester will continue to help spearhead the Cubs' push for a postseason appearance in his next start against the Cardinals.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Starting Pitchers 24 96 57.83
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs N.Y. Mets 13.010 2.080513
vs LHB 47.000 3.640854
vs RHB 158.000 3.25039153
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/9@STL0007.02117
9/15@PIT1009.05119
9/20STL0106.06437
9/25PIT0107.05206
9/30@CIN1008.03109
10/9@STL0107.15319
10/17@NYM0106.28415
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3
@LAA
4
@LAA
10:05 pm
5
@LAA
10:05 pm
6
7
@Ariz
9:40 pm
8
@Ariz
9:40 pm
9
@Ariz
8:10 pm
10
@Ariz
4:10 pm
11
Cin
8:05 pm
12
13
Cin
8:05 pm
14
Cin
8:05 pm
15
Colo
2:20 pm
16
Colo
2:20 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
-2

6

17

28

24

42

17

14

-4

14

18

-2

20

28

31

17

33

22

22

-12

25

14

23

37

15

34

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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
2016CHC00 ---000000******0000000
Total 12779 3.55285284124001801.01675762711161635921664
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
Total 28598640145200 .078 .041 .041
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006BOSP151511011001.000
2007BOSP1211116410 .909
2008BOSP333342192123 .952
2009BOSP32323372421 .939
2010BOSP32324353532 .930
2011BOSP31312991912 .966
2012BOSP333337142123 .946
2013BOSP333332121821 .938
2014BOS-OAKP32322681621 .923
2015CHCP323230101731 .900
Total  285284294901861814 .939
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
2016CHC000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
Total 419201596 1.311616130147 .2477511 11.6 .3780
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
Total 66 2.8516140000 98.08033311122587
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:
32
Hometown:
Tacoma, WA
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:

MLB Experience:
10
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