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31 Jon Lester SP
Height/Weight: 6-4/240 | Birthdate: 1/7/1984 | Birthplace: Tacoma, WA | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Oakland | College: No College | MLB Experience: 9 | Salary: $11,625,000 | Owned/Started%: 97/87 | Average Draft Position: 95.39
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Projections
TimeframeIPWLSVERAWHIPKBBI
2014 Season (CBSSports.com)210.0013.0011.000.003.811.26177.0061.00
 
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
212.216-1002.4121348
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
20140000000310
20130000000330
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Philadelphia 7.010 1.29027
vs LHB 48.200 2.0301151
vs RHB 164.000 2.52037162
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
09/20/2014Jon Lester, SP OAK
Adam Lind, DH TOR
Ian Kinsler, 2B DET
Jake Odorizzi, SP TB
Chris Sale, SP CHW
Josh Rutledge, SS COL
09/19/2014Gregory Polanco, RF PIT
Archie Bradley, SP ARI
Jon Lester, SP OAK
09/19/2014Jon Lester, SP OAK
Billy Hamilton, CF CIN
Jason Kipnis, 2B CLE
Kevin Gausman, SP BAL
Andrew McCutchen, CF PIT
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppWLSVIPHAERBBAKs
8/2KC1006.29313
8/7MIN1009.03028
8/12@KC1006.06329
8/17@ATL0106.06315
8/23LAA0007.05117
8/29@LAA0106.06215
9/3SEA0108.07205
9/9@CHW1008.07228
9/14@SEA1006.04047
9/19PHI1007.05127
 
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Jon Lester turns in fantastic start Friday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/20/14) Athletics pitcher Jon Lester turned in a great start Friday against the Phillies. 

Lester allowed one run on five hits over seven innings. He struck out seven and walked two during the outing. Lester gave up his only run in the fourth inning. With one out in the inning, Lester allowed a solo home run against Ryan Howard. The run didn’t impact him too much, as Lester tossed three more scoreless innings before being pulled. 

With the win, Lester improved to 16-10. He’ll take on the Angels in his next start. 

Jon Lester tosses six shutout innings
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/14/14) Pitcher Jon Lester won for the fifth time since being acquired by the Athletics in Sunday's 4-0 victory over Seattle. Lester (15-10) allowed four hits over six scoreless innings, striking out seven and walking four.

Now boasting a 2.45 ERA, Lester will face the Phillies at home Saturday.

Jon Lester allows two runs in eight innings in win Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/9/14) Athletics pitcher Jon Lester earned a win Tuesday, giving up two earned runs on seven hits and two walks in eight innings while striking out eight in his team's 11-2 victory over the White Sox.

Lester (14-10) was 0-3 in his last four starts coming into Tuesday, but his win gives him 16 straight quality starts dating back to mid-June. Both his runs Tuesday came in the seventh inning, one on a solo home run and the other on an RBI double that the batter tried to stretch into a triple before being thrown out. Lester owns a 2.52 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 199:42 K:BB ratio in 199 2/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Mariners Sunday.

Jon Lester picks up hard-luck loss Wednesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/3/14) Athletics pitcher Jon Lester tossed a fantastic start Wednesday against the Mariners.

Lester allowed two runs on seven hits over eight innings. He struck out five and did not issue any walks during the outing. Lester was dominant over the first six innings, not giving up a run. He got himself in trouble in the seventh. To lead off the inning, Lester allowed back-to-back solo home runs to Kyle Seager and Corey Hart. After giving up a single to the next batter, Lester managed to get out of the inning without giving up any additional runs.

With the loss, Lester dropped to 13-10. He’ll take on the White Sox in his next start. 

Jon Lester hit with tough-luck loss Friday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/30/14) Athletics pitcher Jon Lester put together another solid start on Friday but was hit with a tough-luck loss against the Angels in Anaheim. The left-hander permitted three runs -- two earned -- on seven hits and one walk while striking out five over six innings of a 4-0 defeat.

Over his last two starts covering 13 innings, Lester has allowed only three earned runs. He owns a 2.55 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP over 27 starts (183 2/3 innings). His next start will come Wednesday at home against Seattle.
 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
9/22/14LAA10:05 pmC.J. Wilson
9/23/14LAA10:05 pmWade LeBlanc
9/24/14LAA3:35 pmHector Santiago
9/25/14@ TEX8:05 pmColby Lewis
9/26/14@ TEX8:05 pmNick Tepesch
9/27/14@ TEX8:05 pmDerek Holland
9/28/14@ TEX3:05 pmNick Martinez
= probable start
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-OAK1610 2.4131311100 212.2186715716548213
Total 11666 3.58252251114001589.01484674632145565451450
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-OAK31500000300 .000 .000 .000
Total 25236000112200 .026 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2006BOSP151511011001.000
2007BOSP1211116410 .909
2008BOSP333342192123 .952
2009BOSP32323372421 .939
2010BOSP32324353532 .930
2011BOSP31312991912 .966
2012BOSP333337142123 .946
2013BOSP333332121821 .938
2014BOS-OAKP31312681621 .923
Total  252251264801691513 .943
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-OAK0196209 1.04154103 .234857 10.1 .3530
Total 417011419 1.311164928139 .2486655 11.8 .3790
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007BOS10 1.93310000 9.16221048
2008BOS12 2.36440000 26.2249730526
2009BOS01 4.50110000 6.04331045
2013BOS41 1.56550000 34.2256632829
Total 64 2.1113110000 76.2592018822168
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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