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Biography Data
Positions: P-386
Proper Name: Jonathan Tyler Lester
Born: January 7, 1984 (33.015)
Place Tacoma, Washington
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma,WA)
Drafted: 2002 -- 2nd round (57th overall) by Boston Red Sox (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 10,2006 (22.155)
Service Time:9.075 (2015)
TBC Player ID:21903
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-12-11 - Chicago Cubs - Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m More
Prospect Ranks:[2006]MLB #22 BOS #2 [2005]BOS #4 [2004]BOS #8 [2003]BOS #8
Recent Contract:Signed to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m by Chicago Cubs (2014-12-11)
Organizations:BOS, OAK, CHN
Signed by:Gary Rajsich
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (41.25%) -- Cutter (20.78%) -- Sinker (15.40%) -- Curveball (14.32%) -- Changeup (8.25%)
Fastball Velocity: [2016] - 92.01 - [2015] - 91.96 - [2014] - 91.52 - [2013] - 92.52 - [2012] - 92.05 - [2011] - 92.77 - [2010] - 93.41

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  • Awards for Jon Lester
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2005MINORBaseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star TeamSPAward History
    2005TEAMBoston Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year   Award History
    2005MINORDouble-A All-StarSPAward History
    2005MINOREastern League All-Star TeamLHPAward History
    2005MINOREastern League Pitcher of the Year   Award History
    2007MLBTony Conigliaro Award (Overcoming Adversity)   Award History
    2008MLBAL Pitcher of the MonthJulyAward History
    2008MLBAL Pitcher of the MonthSeptemberAward History
    2008MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekMay 19-May 25Award History
    2008TEAMBoston Red Sox Player of the Year   Award History
    2009TEAMBoston Red Sox Player of the Year   Award History
    2009MLBMajor League 2nd All-Star (end of season)SPAward History
    2010MLBAL Pitcher of the MonthMayAward History
    2010TEAMBoston Red Sox Player of the Year   Award History
    2014MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekSeptember 8-September 14Award History

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