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Jon Lester

33-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2016 Stats

W-L

19-5

ERA

2.44

WHIP

1.02

K

197

SV

0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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ERA

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lester's age-32 season was arguably the best of his 10 at the big league level as he spun career bests in ERA, WHIP, and batting average against (.209). Little changed with his skill set or his approa...

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2017 ADP:  35.95

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
Nick Markakis ATL 83 19 .229 6 0 0 1 4 19 1 0 .301 .264 .566
Robinson Cano SEA 77 19 .247 6 0 0 8 7 15 3 0 .325 .306 .631
Derek Jeter 71 24 .338 1 0 1 10 7 11 1 3 .394 .405 .799
Melvin Upton Jr. TOR 63 13 .206 2 0 3 5 4 15 0 2 .381 .254 .635
Jose Bautista TOR 61 14 .230 3 0 5 10 8 12 1 0 .525 .310 .834
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 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 CHI-N 54 12 .222 2 0 1 7 6 19 3 0 .315 .300 .615
Mark Teixeira 51 11 .216 2 0 1 5 5 20 0 0 .314 .298 .612
Curtis Granderson NY-N 50 15 .300 2 1 3 6 3 15 1 1 .560 .352 .912
Vernon Wells 48 8 .167 3 0 1 3 8 6 3 0 .292 .293 .585
Matt Wieters 47 16 .340 3 1 0 8 4 13 0 0 .447 .392 .839
Alex Rodriguez 47 11 .234 2 1 3 7 6 10 0 0 .511 .321 .831
Jhonny Peralta STL 47 10 .213 1 0 3 6 5 15 5 0 .426 .288 .714
Rajai Davis OAK 46 14 .304 3 3 1 6 4 13 0 1 .565 .373 .938
Melky Cabrera CHI-A 45 13 .289 2 0 1 4 2 9 2 0 .400 .319 .719
Yunel Escobar ANA 44 11 .250 2 0 0 2 5 8 2 1 .295 .333 .629
Sean Rodriguez ATL 44 11 .250 3 0 2 6 5 18 0 2 .455 .358 .813
J.P. Arencibia 44 8 .182 2 0 2 7 2 18 0 0 .364 .217 .581
Alex Rios 43 11 .256 2 1 0 5 5 10 1 0 .349 .333 .682
Edwin Encarnacion CLE 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
Alexei Ramirez 41 10 .244 4 0 0 5 4 9 2 0 .341 .311 .653
Carl Crawford 39 10 .256 1 0 0 2 4 12 0 0 .282 .341 .623
Mark Reynolds COL 39 8 .205 3 0 1 4 5 10 2 0 .359 .326 .685
Ian Kinsler DET 37 10 .270 2 0 2 5 3 4 0 0 .486 .325 .811
Delmon Young 37 6 .162 0 0 0 3 3 9 0 0 .162 .214 .376
Aaron Hill SF 35 4 .114 2 0 0 1 5 9 0 1 .171 .225 .396
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
Johnny Damon 32 9 .281 0 1 2 7 2 8 2 0 .531 .343 .874
Torii Hunter 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
Howie Kendrick PHI 31 7 .226 4 0 0 5 2 5 2 2 .355 .273 .628
Billy Butler 31 4 .129 1 0 0 1 5 12 1 2 .161 .250 .411
Nelson Cruz SEA 30 11 .367 2 1 3 5 4 5 0 0 .800 .441 1.241
Desmond Jennings CIN 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 CHI-A 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
Jose Reyes NY-N 29 4 .138 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 0 .138 .194 .331
Adam Lind WAS 29 3 .103 1 0 0 0 1 12 1 0 .138 .133 .271
Brayan Pena KC 28 9 .321 2 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 .393 .321 .714
Denard Span SF 28 8 .286 1 0 0 3 6 6 1 1 .321 .429 .750
Elvis Andrus TEX 28 7 .250 2 0 0 2 1 4 0 1 .321 .300 .621
Asdrubal Cabrera NY-N 28 7 .250 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 1 .321 .267 .588
Adrian Beltre TEX 27 9 .333 1 0 1 4 2 3 0 0 .481 .379 .861
Maicer Izturis 27 9 .333 5 0 0 4 1 3 1 0 .519 .357 .876
Miguel Cabrera DET 26 14 .538 4 0 1 4 9 2 1 0 .808 .657 1.465
Erick Aybar SD 26 10 .385 1 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 .423 .448 .871
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
Austin Jackson CLE 25 9 .360 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 .400 .407 .807
Jorge Posada 25 6 .240 0 0 0 0 2 7 1 0 .240 .296 .536
Dioner Navarro 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
Jason Heyward CHI-N 24 10 .417 4 0 1 2 0 4 1 1 .708 .417 1.125
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 SF 24 3 .125 0 0 1 1 2 8 2 0 .250 .192 .442
Jeff Francoeur 24 3 .125 1 0 0 0 1 7 2 0 .167 .160 .327
Ty Wigginton 23 8 .348 1 0 1 2 4 4 0 0 .522 .483 1.004
Kurt Suzuki ATL 23 7 .304 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 1 .435 .360 .795
Danny Valencia SEA 23 6 .261 2 0 1 3 0 7 0 0 .478 .261 .739
Tyler Flowers ATL 23 5 .217 1 0 0 2 1 8 1 0 .261 .250 .511
Franklin Gutierrez LA 23 5 .217 0 0 1 3 1 11 2 0 .348 .250 .598
Bobby Abreu 23 4 .174 2 0 0 3 1 6 1 1 .261 .208 .469
Matt Carpenter STL 23 4 .174 1 1 0 1 2 6 0 2 .304 .240 .544
Andrew McCutchen PIT 23 4 .174 0 0 1 2 1 5 0 1 .304 .240 .544
Yadier Molina STL 22 8 .364 3 0 0 4 2 2 1 0 .500 .400 .900
Justin Morneau 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 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
A.J. Pierzynski 21 7 .333 3 0 0 3 0 6 0 1 .476 .348 .824
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
Corey Patterson 20 7 .350 1 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 .550 .350 .900
Marlon Byrd 20 5 .250 3 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 .400 .286 .686
Francisco Cervelli PIT 20 4 .200 0 0 0 2 2 3 1 0 .200 .273 .473
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
Michael Brantley CLE 19 6 .316 2 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 .421 .316 .737
Michael Cuddyer 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
Kyle Seager SEA 19 5 .263 1 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 .632 .263 .895
Josh Harrison PIT 19 4 .211 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .211 .250 .461
Kelly Shoppach 19 4 .211 1 0 1 2 3 9 1 0 .421 .318 .739