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Jon Lester AS-2AW-15WS-1

+ Chicago Cubs Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-326
Proper Name: Jonathan Tyler Lester
Born: January 7, 1984 (31.024) in 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)
TBC Player ID:21903
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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
Signed by:Gary Rajsich
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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
40 73 56 71
How are these calculated? (Coming soon)
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (38.32%) -- Cutter (21.00%) -- Sinker (16.72%) -- Curveball (14.43%) -- Changeup (9.53%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 91.52 - [2013] - 92.52 - [2012] - 92.05 - [2011] - 92.77 - [2010] - 93.41

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2014-12-11ASigned to 6-year contract for 2015-2020 ($155m) Vesting option year for 2021 @$25m
2014-10-31FAGranted free agency
2014-07-31ATraded from Red Sox with Jonny Gomes to Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
2013-11-02ARed Sox exercised option for 2014 ($13m)

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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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