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Jon Lieber

44-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Foot     EST. RETURN:  Unclear
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: ' "   WT:    DOB: 4/2/1970
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Jon Lieber Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Cubs in January of 2008.

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Jon Lieber Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 34 A TAM 1 1 0 7.0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.29
2005 35 MAJ PHI 36 35 0 218.3 223 102 33 149 41 17 13 0 4.20 1.21
2006 36 MAJ PHI 28 27 1 168.0 196 92 27 100 24 9 11 0 4.93 1.31
2007 37 A CLE 1 1 0 3.7 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 2.45 1.09
2007 37 MAJ PHI 14 12 1 78.0 91 41 7 54 22 3 6 0 4.73 1.45
2008 38 A PEO 3 1 0 7.0 8 3 1 6 0 0 1 0 3.86 1.14
2008 38 A AZL 1 1 0 3.0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.33
2008 38 MAJ CHN 26 1 0 46.7 59 21 10 27 6 2 3 0 4.05 1.39
Career  (View All)     403 328 5 2,198.0 2,388 1,043 285 1,553 422 131 124 2 4.27 1.28

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Jon Lieber Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Jon Lieber Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 34 A TAM 1 1 7.0 5.14 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.06 .113
2005 35 MAJ PHI 36 35 218.3 6.14 1.69 3.63 1.36 70.1% 4.20 4.38 .289
2006 36 MAJ PHI 28 27 168.0 5.36 1.29 4.17 1.45 1.06 66.3% 4.93 4.54 .311
2007 37 A CLE 1 1 3.7 9.82 0.00 0.00 0.00 75% 2.45 1.02 .387
2007 37 MAJ PHI 14 12 78.0 6.23 2.54 2.45 0.81 1.14 67.9% 4.73 3.86 .336
2008 38 A PEO 3 1 7.0 7.71 0.00 0.00 1.29 71.4% 3.86 3.34 .338
2008 38 A AZL 1 1 3.0 3.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.53 .349
2008 38 MAJ CHN 26 1 46.7 5.21 1.16 4.50 1.93 0.88 80% 87.2 MPH 4.05 5.23 .319
Career     403 328 2,198.0 6.36 1.73 3.68 1.17 70% 4.27 4.07 .312

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Jon Lieber: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lieber (strained right foot) was put on the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, officially ending his season.

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Lieber has pain in his pitching arm and has shut it down for the season, and possibly his career, the Arlington Daily Herald reports.

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Lieber (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday by the Cubs.

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Lieber (foot) threw a side session on Friday, the Associated Press reports.

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Lieber (right foot strain) was placed on the 15-day DL on Friday, retroactive to July 11.

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Lieber reiterated Tuesday that he may retire after this season, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Lieber is likely moving back to the bullpen with Sean Gallagher staying in the rotation for now, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Lieber got pounded in his first start of the season, giving up five runs on seven hits and no walks in two innings. Four of the hits were home runs.

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Lieber, who will make his first start on Wednesday against the Reds, is likely going to be limited to 70 or 80 pitches, the Cubs' web site reports.

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Lieber will replace Rich Hill in the rotation after Hill was sent to Triple-A on Saturday, the Daily Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Jon Lieber.

2008

His season began and ended on the disabled list -- with a bullpen stint and serious June struggles mixed in -- making the final season of a three-year deal with the Phillies a lost one. He had season-ending surgery to repair a ruptured tendon in his right foot which is expected to be healed, so it's a matter of finding out which team needs a veteran right-hander to fill out its rotation. The Reds, Royals and Astros have shown interest in Lieber.

2007

Lieber was hit hard for much of 2006 as he struggled through a groin injury in June and swirling trade rumors in July. He stabilized a bit in the last two months, however, and did have his usual good control. Lieber has become increasingly hittable, especially against left-handed hitters. The Phillies were reportedly trying to trade him for bullpen help. Moving out of Citizens Bank Park would probably help his totals, unless of course he went back to the AL.

2006

Lieber had a rollercoaster season in 2005. He started well, with 3.03 ERA in April, but then was hammered for three straight months before pitching beautifully over the last 10 weeks of the year. When all was said and done, he gave the Phillies what they signed him for: innings, good control and wins. He can still handle righties (.229) with his slider, but lefthanders continued to tee off on him, hitting .302 in 2005 after a .346 clip in 2004. Lieber allowed 33 gopher balls on the year, but moving the leftfield fences back a bit will help.

2005

Only the Yankees can grab a guy like Lieber, wait a year for him to recover from Tommy John surgery, then see him emerge as one of their most consistent starters down the stretch, with a solid 3.12 ERA in September. This is the same guy who won 20 games in 2001, and there's no reason to expect him not to win plenty with the Phillies in 2005.

2004

After missing the 2003 season following Tommy John surgery, Lieber is likely fighting for a rotation spot in 2004. He threw the ball hard in his rehab starts at the end of the year and has a great baseball IQ so he'd be a nice mid-to-late round selection should he make the Yanks rotation.

2003

Lieber underwent Tommy John surgery last August and will miss at least half the season and probably more. That's what happens when you pitch 686 2/3 innings over the three previous seasons. After declining a low-ball offer from the Cubs, Lieber is a free agent.