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Jon Lester AS-2AW-7WS-1

+ Chicago Cubs Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-326
Proper Name: Jonathan Tyler Lester
Born: January 7, 1984 (30.356) in Tacoma, Washington
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 200 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma,WA)
College:
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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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

Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
35.9 72.2 53.7 71.3
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Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

DateStatusNotes
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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Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
2002GCL Red SoxGCLRk-bos18019.001100000.25610110006.0045.000.009.009.001.00--
2003AugustaSALA-bos19693.65242100201061025443744712001.388.660.593.746.031.61--
2004GCL Red SoxGCLRk-bos20000.001100001000021102.000.000.0018.009.000.50--
2004 SarasotaFSLA+31bos20764.302120000090.182464323797101.328.200.203.709.702.62--
2005PortlandEastAA31bos211162.6126263100148.11145243105716310101.166.930.613.479.912.86--
2006PawtucketILAAA11bos22342.681111000046.2431714525430001.458.230.964.798.231.72--
2006 Boston Red SoxALMLB62bos22724.78000081.1914343743605051.6510.110.784.786.671.40.347
2007GreenvilleSALA-bos23002.0833000013113322150001.007.621.381.3810.387.50--
2007 PortlandEastAA-bos23101.5011000065110440001.507.500.006.006.001.00--
2007 PawtucketILAAA31bos23453.871414200071.2673231431514001.368.370.503.886.371.65--
2007 Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos23404.570000636133321031501011.468.711.434.437.141.61.288
2008Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos241663.212200210.12027875146615231101.288.660.602.836.512.30.302
2009Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos251583.412000203.1186807720642256031.238.250.892.849.983.52.317
2010Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos261993.2520002081678175148322560101.207.230.613.599.742.71.295
2011Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos271593.470000191.21667774207518240111.267.780.943.528.532.43.288
2012Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos289144.833000205.121611711025681666041.399.481.102.997.292.44.318
2013Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos291583.761100213.1209948919671775071.308.830.802.837.482.64.301
2014Boston Red SoxALMLB31bos301072.52000014312852409321492001.128.060.572.019.384.66--
2014 Oakland AthleticsALMLB31oak30642.34110076.2662420716711011.067.710.821.878.304.44.286
MLB Totals116673.5825325211400159614926796351455451457391521.288.410.823.078.222.67.348
AAA Totals793.43252520001181104945956944001.418.390.694.277.171.68--
AA Totals1262.57272731001541195344106116710101.176.950.583.569.762.74--
A+ Totals764.302120000090824643237971001.328.200.203.709.702.62--
A Totals693.48272400201191135746946862001.348.550.683.486.501.87--
Rk Totals014.5022000025610321004.0022.500.0013.509.000.67--
Boston Red Sox (9 seasons)110633.6424224110300151914266556151385291386381511.298.450.823.138.212.62--
Oakland Athletics (1 seasons)642.341111110077662420716711011.067.710.821.878.304.44--
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
2006Boston Red SoxALMLB62bosp224
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
2008Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp245
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0000000002
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
2009Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp253
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0000000002
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002
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00.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
2010Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp263
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001
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1
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0.000.200.000200.000.333.0002.00--06
2011Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp275
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
2012Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp285
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001
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01
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.000.000.0000.000.000.000----06
2013Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp296
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001
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00.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLB31oakp302
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0000000001
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Boston Red SoxALMLB31bosp303
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00000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
MLB Totals108360000010012200511.000.026.00026.000.028.00022.00--043
Boston Red Sox (8 seasons)97340000010012100511.000.028.00028.000.029.00021.00--041
Oakland Athletics (1 seasons)112000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Other Pitching Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training0219.503100006121313362203.0018.004.509.003.00
2008BostonChampionship Series024.9722000012.21487321500101.269.952.131.4210.66
2008Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training106.004400001212980710401.589.000.005.257.50
2008BostonDivisional Series100.00220000141010031100100.936.430.001.937.07
2009Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training201.8366000019.2187401120001.478.240.005.039.15
2009BostonDivisional Series014.5011000064331450031.336.001.506.007.50
2010Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training123.12660000262212911022101.237.620.353.467.62
2011Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training113.374400001618760716001.5610.120.003.949.00
2012Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training213.504000001816771714001.288.000.503.507.00
2013BostonChampionship Series112.3122000011.213330470071.4610.030.003.095.40
2013BostonDivisional Series102.351100007.23222370070.783.522.353.528.22
2013BostonWorld Series200.5922000015.191111150070.655.280.590.598.80
2013Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training300.75660000248220420000.503.000.001.507.50
2014Boston Red SoxMLB Spring Training110.7133000012.27110314000.794.970.002.139.95
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
2002Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkP1 0000.000--0.00
 
2003AugustaSALAP24 414001.000--6.75
 
2004Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkP1 01001.000--9.00
2004SarasotaFSLA+P21 51520.909--8.57
 
2005PortlandEastAAP26 218011.000--6.92
 
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBP1581011001.0001.226.60
 
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBP12636410.9091.437.50
 
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBP33210192123.9521.7110.91
 
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBP3220372421.9391.378.72
 
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBP3220853532.9301.7311.25
 
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBP3119191912.9661.328.13
 
2012Boston Red SoxALMLBP33205142123.9461.549.55
 
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBP33213121821.9371.278.18
 
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBP2114341221.8891.016.86
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBP117644001.0000.956.55
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLBP2531593801691513.9431.418.86
 AAP260218011.000--6.92
 A+P21051520.909--8.57
 AP240414001.000--6.75
 RkP2001001.000--4.50


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