Jon Lester

Jon Lester

SP - CHC
Height: 6' 4"Weight: 240 lbsAge: 33Bats: LThrows: LCountry: USA

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Jon Lester throws a complete game gem Tuesday versus San Francisco

Jon Lester threw a complete game allowing one run and only four hits. He only faced 29 batters and struck out 10.

Fantasy Impact

This game was a reminder of how good Lester can be and why panic was premature earlier in the season. He now has an ERA of 3.19 for the season.

Jamie Mellor4 hours ago
Jon Lester allows three runs in a victory over Cincinnati Thursday

Jon Lester went six innings allowing three runs while striking out five and giving up a combined seven hits and walks. He kept the Reds scoreless for six innings allowing the Cubs to build a 9-0 lead before they got to him in the seventh. Lester earned his second win of the season.

Fantasy Impact

He has plenty of talent so some patience is advisable. The team is off to a slow start but the odds are that it will improve given the amount of talent on the the squad.

Jamie Mellor5 days ago
Jon Lester allows four runs Saturday versus St Louis

Jon Lester went 5 2/3 allowing four runs (three earned) . He gave up ten base runners while striking out nine and took the loss. He did drive in a run at the plate which was a happy surprise for Chicago fans.

Fantasy Impact

He has plenty of talent so some patience is advisable. The team is off to a slow start but the odds are that it will improve given the amount of talent on the the squad.

Jamie Mellor1 week ago
Jon Lester allows two runs Sunday versus the Yankees

Jon Lester pitched seven innings giving up two runs (one earned) allowing only five combined five hits and walks with nine strikeouts. He ended up with a no decision.

Fantasy Impact

Lester pitched well tonight and he has plenty of talent so some patience is advisable.

Jamie Mellor2 weeks ago
Jon Lester earns his first victory of season Tuesday versus Philadelphia

Jon Lester went five inning giving up three runs (two earned) and left with a 6-3 lead in the 8-3 victory. He allowed a combined nine hits and walks to go along with five strikeouts. He even got a hit on offense that lead to him scoring a run on Kyle Schwarber's three-run HR.

Fantasy Impact

His last three outings have not been very sharp but his track record suggests giving him some patience. The strong Cubs offense and defense also are an asset that you should account for when evaluating Lester's output the rest of the season.

Jamie Mellor3 weeks ago