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Jon Lester

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2015 Stats

W-L

4-6

ERA

4.03

WHIP

1.37

K

86

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The A's traded for Lester as part of their push to go all-in for a World Series title last season, but he let A's fans down in the AL Wild Card Game, allowing six runs in 7.1 innings and failing to ho...

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2015 ADP:  55.8

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 240   DOB: 1/7/1984   BORN: Tacoma, WA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jon Lester Contract Information:

Lester agreed to a six-year, $155 million deal with the Cubs in December of 2014.

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Min AB:  
Batter Team AB H AVG 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS SLG OBP OPS
Robinson Cano SEA 75 18 .240 6 0 0 8 6 15 2 0 .320 .293 .613
Nick Markakis ATL 73 17 .233 6 0 0 1 4 17 1 0 .315 .273 .588
Derek Jeter 71 24 .338 1 0 1 10 7 11 1 3 .394 .405 .799
Jose Bautista TOR 61 14 .230 3 0 5 10 8 12 1 0 .525 .310 .834
Melvin Upton Jr. SD 60 12 .200 2 0 2 4 4 14 0 2 .333 .250 .583
Adam Jones BAL 59 19 .322 3 0 0 5 8 21 1 0 .373 .403 .776
Ichiro Suzuki MIA 56 19 .339 0 0 2 4 2 6 0 0 .446 .362 .808
Nick Swisher CLE 56 17 .304 7 0 2 9 8 13 1 0 .536 .394 .930
Evan Longoria TB 56 13 .232 3 0 3 8 7 20 4 0 .446 .317 .764
Brian Roberts 54 13 .241 6 0 2 2 6 11 1 0 .463 .317 .780
Ben Zobrist OAK 54 12 .222 2 0 1 7 6 19 3 0 .315 .300 .615
Mark Teixeira NY-A 51 11 .216 2 0 1 5 5 20 0 0 .314 .298 .612
Vernon Wells 48 8 .167 3 0 1 3 8 6 3 0 .292 .293 .585
Matt Wieters BAL 47 16 .340 3 1 0 8 4 13 0 0 .447 .392 .839
Alex Rodriguez NY-A 47 11 .234 2 1 3 7 6 10 0 0 .511 .321 .831
Rajai Davis DET 44 14 .318 3 3 1 6 4 11 0 1 .591 .388 .979
J.P. Arencibia TB 44 8 .182 2 0 2 7 2 18 0 0 .364 .217 .581
Alex Rios KC 43 11 .256 2 1 0 5 5 10 1 0 .349 .333 .682
Melky Cabrera CHI-A 42 12 .286 2 0 1 4 2 8 2 0 .405 .318 .723
Edwin Encarnacion TOR 42 9 .214 5 0 2 7 4 7 0 0 .476 .283 .759
Carlos Pena 41 12 .293 1 0 7 16 7 11 1 0 .829 .404 1.233
Yunel Escobar WAS 41 10 .244 1 0 0 2 5 8 2 1 .268 .333 .602
Curtis Granderson NY-N 40 11 .275 2 1 2 4 3 15 0 1 .525 .341 .866
Delmon Young BAL 37 6 .162 0 0 0 3 3 9 0 0 .162 .214 .376
Ian Kinsler DET 35 8 .229 1 0 2 5 3 4 0 0 .429 .289 .718
Alexei Ramirez CHI-A 35 8 .229 3 0 0 3 2 8 1 0 .314 .270 .585
Aaron Hill AZ 35 4 .114 2 0 0 1 5 9 0 1 .171 .225 .396
Carl Crawford LA 34 9 .265 1 0 0 2 4 9 0 0 .294 .359 .653
J.J. Hardy BAL 33 9 .273 1 1 1 2 1 6 0 0 .455 .294 .749
Aubrey Huff 33 8 .242 3 0 1 3 2 8 1 0 .424 .286 .710
Sean Rodriguez PIT 33 8 .242 3 0 1 5 4 13 0 2 .424 .350 .774
Johnny Damon 32 9 .281 0 1 2 7 2 8 2 0 .531 .343 .874
Mark Reynolds STL 32 8 .250 3 0 1 4 4 5 1 0 .438 .368 .806
Torii Hunter MIN 31 14 .452 3 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 .548 .452 1.000
Jason Bartlett 31 11 .355 0 0 0 1 6 7 2 0 .355 .459 .814
Paul Konerko 31 10 .323 3 0 3 7 4 8 6 0 .710 .400 1.110
Lyle Overbay 31 9 .290 2 0 2 8 3 10 0 0 .548 .353 .901
Jhonny Peralta STL 31 8 .258 1 0 3 5 5 9 3 0 .581 .361 .942
Desmond Jennings TB 30 10 .333 2 1 2 4 2 7 1 0 .667 .375 1.042
Michael Young 30 10 .333 2 0 1 2 3 4 2 1 .500 .394 .894
Jose Molina 30 9 .300 1 0 0 1 3 10 1 0 .333 .364 .697
Josh Hamilton TEX 30 8 .267 1 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 .400 .290 .690
Brett Lawrie OAK 30 6 .200 2 0 2 5 3 3 2 0 .467 .294 .761
Chris Davis BAL 30 3 .100 2 0 1 4 2 11 0 0 .267 .156 .423
Andruw Jones 29 8 .276 0 0 1 6 9 8 0 0 .379 .436 .815
Adam Lind MIL 29 3 .103 1 0 0 0 1 12 1 0 .138 .133 .271
Nelson Cruz SEA 28 11 .393 2 1 3 5 3 4 0 0 .857 .452 1.309
Elvis Andrus TEX 28 7 .250 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 1 .321 .300 .621
Billy Butler OAK 28 4 .143 1 0 0 1 5 11 1 1 .179 .273 .451
Adrian Beltre TEX 27 9 .333 1 0 1 4 2 3 0 0 .481 .379 .861
Maicer Izturis TOR 27 9 .333 5 0 0 4 1 3 1 0 .519 .357 .876
Jayson Nix 26 8 .308 2 0 3 6 2 7 0 1 .731 .357 1.088
Marco Scutaro 26 7 .269 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 .308 .321 .629
Melvin Mora 26 5 .192 0 0 1 3 1 5 2 0 .308 .222 .530
Miguel Cabrera DET 25 14 .560 4 0 1 4 8 2 1 0 .840 .667 1.507
Austin Jackson SEA 25 9 .360 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 .400 .407 .807
Brayan Pena CIN 25 8 .320 1 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 .360 .320 .680
Asdrubal Cabrera TB 25 7 .280 2 0 0 2 1 8 0 1 .360 .296 .656
Howie Kendrick LA 25 7 .280 4 0 0 5 1 4 2 2 .440 .308 .748
Jorge Posada 25 6 .240 0 0 0 0 2 7 1 0 .240 .296 .536
Dioner Navarro TOR 25 5 .200 0 0 0 0 4 5 1 0 .200 .310 .510
Alex Gordon KC 25 4 .160 2 0 0 2 1 10 0 1 .240 .214 .454
Akinori Iwamura 24 8 .333 2 0 1 3 5 5 0 0 .542 .467 1.008
Joe Mauer MIN 24 8 .333 3 0 0 5 6 3 2 1 .458 .467 .925
Kevin Millar 24 4 .167 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 0 .208 .300 .508
Gordon Beckham CHI-A 24 3 .125 0 0 1 1 2 8 2 0 .250 .192 .442
Denard Span WAS 23 8 .348 1 0 0 3 5 5 1 1 .391 .483 .874
Ty Wigginton 23 8 .348 1 0 1 2 4 4 0 0 .522 .483 1.004
Kurt Suzuki MIN 23 7 .304 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 1 .435 .360 .795
Bobby Abreu 23 4 .174 2 0 0 3 1 6 1 1 .261 .208 .469
Jose Reyes TOR 23 2 .087 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .087 .125 .212
Justin Morneau COL 22 7 .318 2 0 1 4 1 6 0 0 .545 .348 .893
Alfonso Soriano 22 6 .273 1 0 1 2 0 8 0 1 .455 .273 .727
Dayan Viciedo OAK 22 6 .273 1 0 2 4 0 8 0 0 .591 .273 .864
Vladimir Guerrero 22 5 .227 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 .409 .292 .701
Brendan Harris DET 21 10 .476 3 1 0 4 0 3 1 0 .714 .476 1.190
Miguel Tejada 21 5 .238 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .238 .292 .530
Willy Aybar 21 4 .190 3 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 .333 .190 .524
Ramon Hernandez 20 8 .400 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 .600 .429 1.029
Erick Aybar ANA 20 7 .350 0 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 .350 .435 .785
Corey Patterson 20 7 .350 1 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 .550 .350 .900
Danny Valencia TOR 20 6 .300 2 0 1 3 0 5 0 0 .550 .300 .850
Marlon Byrd CIN 20 5 .250 3 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 .400 .286 .686
Franklin Gutierrez SEA 20 4 .200 0 0 1 3 1 10 1 0 .350 .238 .588
Josh Willingham 20 3 .150 1 0 0 2 5 7 1 0 .200 .346 .546
Victor Martinez DET 19 8 .421 2 1 1 4 2 1 0 1 .789 .476 1.266
A.J. Pierzynski ATL 19 6 .316 3 0 0 3 0 6 0 1 .474 .300 .774
Michael Cuddyer NY-N 19 5 .263 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .368 .300 .668
Mark DeRosa 19 5 .263 2 0 1 4 1 4 0 0 .526 .333 .860
Jay Payton 19 5 .263 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 1 .263 .300 .563
Kelly Shoppach 19 4 .211 1 0 1 2 3 9 1 0 .421 .318 .739
Robert Andino PIT 18 8 .444 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .500 .474 .974
Orlando Cabrera 18 6 .333 2 0 0 4 3 1 0 2 .444 .429 .873
John McDonald 18 5 .278 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 .500 .350 .850
Alberto Callaspo LA 18 3 .167 2 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 .278 .250 .528
Nick Punto 18 3 .167 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 .167 .167 .333
Alcides Escobar KC 17 6 .353 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 .471 .429 .899
Emil Brown 17 5 .294 0 0 2 8 0 2 0 1 .647 .294 .941
Prince Fielder TEX 17 4 .235 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .235 .263 .498
Gerald Laird AZ 17 4 .235 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .353 .235 .588
Ben Francisco 17 3 .176 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 .353 .263 .616
Shin-Soo Choo TEX 17 2 .118 1 0 0 2 2 9 0 0 .176 .190 .367
David DeJesus TB 17 1 .059 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 1 .059 .105 .164