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Jon Lester

33-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2017 Stats

W-L

11-8

ERA

4.56

WHIP

1.34

K

169

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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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:  36.62

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 89 21 .236 7 0 0 1 4 21 1 0 .315 .269 .583
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. 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
Evan Longoria TB 60 15 .250 3 0 3 9 7 20 6 0 .450 .333 .783
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
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
Jhonny Peralta 53 11 .208 1 0 3 6 5 18 6 0 .396 .276 .672
Matt Wieters WAS 51 16 .314 3 1 0 9 4 14 0 0 .412 .357 .769
Curtis Granderson LA 51 15 .294 2 1 3 6 3 15 1 1 .549 .345 .894
Mark Teixeira 51 11 .216 2 0 1 5 5 20 0 0 .314 .298 .612
Melky Cabrera KC 48 14 .292 2 0 1 4 2 9 2 0 .396 .320 .716
Sean Rodriguez PIT 48 11 .229 3 0 2 6 6 20 0 2 .417 .345 .761
Vernon Wells 48 8 .167 3 0 1 3 8 6 3 0 .292 .293 .585
Alex Rodriguez 47 11 .234 2 1 3 7 6 10 0 0 .511 .321 .831
Rajai Davis BOS 46 14 .304 3 3 1 6 4 13 0 1 .565 .373 .938
Yunel Escobar ANA 44 11 .250 2 0 0 2 5 8 2 1 .295 .333 .629
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
Mark Reynolds COL 41 8 .195 3 0 1 4 6 10 2 0 .341 .327 .668
Carl Crawford 39 10 .256 1 0 0 2 4 12 0 0 .282 .341 .623
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 35 4 .114 2 0 0 1 5 9 0 1 .171 .225 .396
Howie Kendrick WAS 34 7 .206 4 0 0 5 2 6 2 2 .324 .250 .574
Jose Reyes NY-N 34 6 .176 0 0 1 3 3 5 1 0 .265 .243 .508
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
Yadier Molina STL 32 12 .375 3 0 1 5 3 4 2 0 .563 .432 .995
Johnny Damon 32 9 .281 0 1 2 7 2 8 2 0 .531 .343 .874
Andrew McCutchen PIT 32 7 .219 1 1 2 4 3 6 0 1 .500 .306 .806
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
Asdrubal Cabrera NY-N 31 8 .258 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 1 .323 .273 .595
Matt Carpenter STL 31 5 .161 1 1 0 2 2 10 0 2 .258 .206 .464
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 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 30 8 .267 1 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 .400 .290 .690
Brett Lawrie 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
Erick Aybar SD 29 11 .379 1 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 .414 .438 .851
Andruw Jones 29 8 .276 0 0 1 6 9 8 0 0 .379 .436 .815
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
Francisco Cervelli PIT 28 7 .250 1 0 1 7 2 5 1 0 .393 .300 .693
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
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
Kurt Suzuki ATL 26 7 .269 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 1 .385 .321 .706
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
Eugenio Suarez CIN 25 8 .320 3 0 2 5 1 6 1 0 .680 .357 1.037
Josh Harrison PIT 25 7 .280 0 0 1 2 2 4 0 0 .400 .379 .779
Jorge Posada 25 6 .240 0 0 0 0 2 7 1 0 .240 .296 .536
Tyler Flowers ATL 25 5 .200 1 0 0 2 2 9 1 0 .240 .259 .499
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 SEA 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
Danny Valencia SEA 23 6 .261 2 0 1 3 0 7 0 0 .478 .261 .739
Franklin Gutierrez LA 23 5 .217 0 0 1 3 2 11 2 0 .348 .280 .628
Bobby Abreu 23 4 .174 2 0 0 3 1 6 1 1 .261 .208 .469
Justin Morneau 22 7 .318 2 0 1 4 1 6 0 0 .545 .348 .893
Joey Votto CIN 22 7 .318 2 0 1 5 1 2 1 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
Starling Marte PIT 22 5 .227 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 1 .273 .292 .564
Brendan Harris DET 21 10 .476 3 1 0 4 0 3 1 0 .714 .476 1.190
Jordy Mercer PIT 21 7 .333 3 0 1 4 1 2 0 1 .619 .391 1.010
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
Eduardo Nunez BOS 21 3 .143 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 0 .143 .182 .325
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
Freddie Freeman ATL 20 6 .300 0 1 2 3 1 8 0 1 .700 .364 1.064
Marlon Byrd 20 5 .250 3 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 .400 .286 .686
Yoenis Cespedes NY-N 20 5 .250 1 0 0 3 2 4 0 0 .300 .318 .618
Adam Duvall CIN 20 5 .250 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 .400 .318 .718
Josh Willingham 20 3 .150 1 0 0 2 5 7 1 0 .200 .346 .546