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Jon Lester for Chris Archer (2019)

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Experts' Pick
Experts' Pick
  Jon Lester
Jon Lester
CHC vs SF Thu, Aug 22nd 2:20pm
Chris Archer
Chris Archer
PIT vs WSH Thu, Aug 22nd 7:05pm
Recommended by
8 of 16 experts
Recommended by
8 of 16 experts
Rest of Season
VBR# 446# 865
Injury Alert-IL10
Weather77 F, Partly Cloudy71 F, Possible Light Rain
Expert Ranks 
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# 41
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# 68# 50
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# 67# 39
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# 156# 93
Donkey Teeth
# 60# 41
Dan Harris
# 71# 66
Pierre Camus
# 69# 68
Todd D Clark
The Fantasy Fix
# 80# 77
Andrea LaMont
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# 40# 74
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 45# 96
Brandon 'B_Don' Myers
# 53# 63
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
# 60# 105
Mick Ciallela
# 65
Andrew Gould
# 66# 88
Max Freeze
Freeze Stats
# 73# 85
Bobby Sylvester
# 77# 87
  Jon Lester
Jon Lester
Chris Archer
Chris Archer
2019 Stats 
Games Played2423
Games Started2423
Innings Pitched134.2120.3
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed153114
Earned Runs6369
Home Runs Allowed2125
  Jon Lester
Jon Lester
Chris Archer
Chris Archer
2019 Projections 
Games Played76
Games Started76
Innings Pitched37.536.3
Blown Saves00
Hits Allowed4235
Earned Runs1820
Home Runs Allowed67
  Jon Lester
Jon Lester
Chris Archer
Chris Archer
 Jon Lester (10-8) allowed four hits and five walks while striking out three though six scoreless innings in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Pirates. He picked up his tenth win of the season.
Brad Camara
Sun, Aug 18th
Chris Archer was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with right shoulder inflammation, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
John Aubin
Wed, Aug 21st
 Jon Lester did not factor into the decision in Sunday's win over the Reds, allowing three runs on five hits and three walks over five innings. He struck out seven.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Aug 11th
Chris Archer exited Tuesday's game after one inning because of right shoulder discomfort.
Andrew Gould
Tue, Aug 20th
 Jon Lester (9-8) allowed 11 runs (10 earned) on 10 hits and three walks across four innings to take the loss against the Athletics on Tuesday. He struck out six.
Connor Rooney
Wed, Aug 7th
Chris Archer was removed from Tuesday's game versus the Nationals with an apparent injury.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Tue, Aug 20th
 Jon Lester (9-7) was saddled with the loss Thursday against the Cardinals. He allowed five runs on nine hits and no walks across five innings. He struck out six.
Connor Rooney
Fri, Aug 2nd
Chris Archer allowed four runs (three earned) over five innings as the Pirates fell to the Angels 7-4.
Brandon Plutner
Thu, Aug 15th
 Jon Lester threw seven shutout innings while allowing four hits and three walks against the Brewers on Saturday. He struck out five and did not factor into the decision.
Connor Rooney
Sun, Jul 28th
Chris Archer did not factor into the decision in Friday's loss to the Cardinals, allowing two runs on seven hits and no walks across six innings. He struck out nine.
Connor Rooney
Fri, Aug 9th
There are no recent notes for these players
  Jon Lester
Jon Lester
Chris Archer
Chris Archer
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Mar 28th@ TEX@ CIN
Sat, Mar 30th@ TEX   
Sun, Mar 31st@ TEX@ CIN
Mon, Apr 1st@ ATLvs STL
Wed, Apr 3rd@ ATLvs STL
Thu, Apr 4th@ ATLvs CIN
Fri, Apr 5th@ MILvs CIN
Sat, Apr 6th@ MILvs CIN
Sun, Apr 7th@ MILvs CIN
Mon, Apr 8thvs PIT@ CHC
Wed, Apr 10thvs PIT@ CHC
Thu, Apr 11thvs PIT@ CHC
Fri, Apr 12thvs LAA@ WSH
Sat, Apr 13thvs LAA@ WSH
Mon, Apr 15th@ MIA   
Tue, Apr 16th@ MIA@ DET
Wed, Apr 17th@ MIA@ DET
Fri, Apr 19thvs ARIvs SF
Sat, Apr 20thvs ARIvs SF
Sun, Apr 21stvs ARIvs SF
Tue, Apr 23rdvs LADvs ARI
Wed, Apr 24thvs LADvs ARI
Thu, Apr 25thvs LADvs ARI
Fri, Apr 26th@ ARI@ LAD
Sat, Apr 27th@ ARI@ LAD
Sun, Apr 28th@ ARI@ LAD
Tue, Apr 30th@ SEA@ TEX
Wed, May 1st@ SEA@ TEX
Fri, May 3rdvs STLvs OAK
Sat, May 4thvs STLvs OAK
Sun, May 5thvs STLvs OAK
Mon, May 6thvs MIA   
Tue, May 7thvs MIAvs TEX
Wed, May 8thvs MIAvs TEX
Thu, May 9thvs MIA@ STL
Fri, May 10thvs MIL@ STL
Sat, May 11thvs MIL@ STL
Sun, May 12thvs MIL@ STL
Tue, May 14th@ CIN@ ARI
Wed, May 15th@ CIN@ ARI
Thu, May 16th@ CIN@ SD
Fri, May 17th@ WSH@ SD
Sat, May 18th@ WSH@ SD
Sun, May 19th@ WSH@ SD
Mon, May 20thvs PHI   
Tue, May 21stvs PHIvs COL
Wed, May 22ndvs PHIvs COL
Thu, May 23rdvs PHIvs COL
Fri, May 24thvs CINvs LAD
Sat, May 25thvs CINvs LAD
Sun, May 26thvs CINvs LAD
Mon, May 27th@ HOU@ CIN
Tue, May 28th@ HOU@ CIN
Wed, May 29th@ HOU@ CIN
Fri, May 31st@ STLvs MIL
Sat, Jun 1st@ STLvs MIL
Sun, Jun 2nd@ STLvs MIL
Mon, Jun 3rdvs LAA   
Tue, Jun 4thvs COLvs ATL
Wed, Jun 5thvs COLvs ATL
Thu, Jun 6thvs COLvs ATL
Fri, Jun 7thvs STL@ MIL
Sat, Jun 8thvs STL@ MIL
Sun, Jun 9thvs STL@ MIL
Mon, Jun 10th@ COL@ ATL
Tue, Jun 11th@ COL@ ATL
Wed, Jun 12th@ COL@ ATL
Thu, Jun 13th@ LAD@ ATL
Fri, Jun 14th@ LAD@ MIA
Sat, Jun 15th@ LAD@ MIA
Sun, Jun 16th@ LAD@ MIA
Tue, Jun 18thvs CWSvs DET
Wed, Jun 19thvs CWSvs DET
Thu, Jun 20thvs NYM   
Fri, Jun 21stvs NYMvs SD
Sat, Jun 22ndvs NYMvs SD
Sun, Jun 23rdvs NYMvs SD
Mon, Jun 24thvs ATL   
Tue, Jun 25thvs ATL@ HOU
Wed, Jun 26thvs ATL@ HOU
Thu, Jun 27thvs ATL@ HOU
Fri, Jun 28th@ CIN@ MIL
Sat, Jun 29th@ CIN@ MIL
Sun, Jun 30th@ CIN@ MIL
Mon, Jul 1st@ PITvs CHC
Tue, Jul 2nd@ PITvs CHC
Wed, Jul 3rd@ PITvs CHC
Thu, Jul 4th@ PITvs CHC
Sat, Jul 6th@ CWSvs MIL
Sun, Jul 7th@ CWSvs MIL
Fri, Jul 12thvs PIT@ CHC
Sat, Jul 13thvs PIT@ CHC
Sun, Jul 14thvs PIT@ CHC
Mon, Jul 15thvs CIN@ STL
Tue, Jul 16thvs CIN@ STL
Wed, Jul 17thvs CIN@ STL
Fri, Jul 19thvs SDvs PHI
Sat, Jul 20thvs SDvs PHI
Sun, Jul 21stvs SDvs PHI
Mon, Jul 22nd@ SFvs STL
Tue, Jul 23rd@ SFvs STL
Wed, Jul 24th@ SFvs STL
Fri, Jul 26th@ MIL@ NYM
Sat, Jul 27th@ MIL@ NYM
Sun, Jul 28th@ MIL@ NYM
Tue, Jul 30th@ STL@ CIN
Wed, Jul 31st@ STL@ CIN
Thu, Aug 1st@ STL   
Fri, Aug 2ndvs MILvs NYM
Sat, Aug 3rdvs MILvs NYM
Sun, Aug 4thvs MILvs NYM
Mon, Aug 5thvs OAKvs MIL
Tue, Aug 6thvs OAKvs MIL
Wed, Aug 7thvs OAKvs MIL
Thu, Aug 8th@ CIN   
Fri, Aug 9th@ CIN@ STL
Sat, Aug 10th@ CIN@ STL
Sun, Aug 11th@ CIN@ STL
Tue, Aug 13th@ PHI@ LAA
Wed, Aug 14th@ PHI@ LAA
Thu, Aug 15th@ PHI   
Fri, Aug 16th@ PITvs CHC
Sat, Aug 17th@ PITvs CHC
Sun, Aug 18th@ PITvs CHC
Tue, Aug 20thvs SFvs WSH
Wed, Aug 21stvs SFvs WSH
Thu, Aug 22ndvs SFvs WSH
Fri, Aug 23rdvs WSHvs CIN
Sat, Aug 24thvs WSHvs CIN
Sun, Aug 25thvs WSHvs CIN
Tue, Aug 27th@ NYM@ PHI
Wed, Aug 28th@ NYM@ PHI
Thu, Aug 29th@ NYM@ COL
Fri, Aug 30thvs MIL@ COL
Sat, Aug 31stvs MIL@ COL
Sun, Sep 1stvs MIL@ COL
Mon, Sep 2ndvs SEA   
Tue, Sep 3rdvs SEAvs MIA
Thu, Sep 5th@ MILvs MIA
Fri, Sep 6th@ MILvs STL
Sat, Sep 7th@ MILvs STL
Sun, Sep 8th@ MILvs STL
Mon, Sep 9th@ SD@ SF
Tue, Sep 10th@ SD@ SF
Wed, Sep 11th@ SD@ SF
Thu, Sep 12th@ SD@ SF
Fri, Sep 13thvs PIT@ CHC
Sat, Sep 14thvs PIT@ CHC
Sun, Sep 15thvs PIT@ CHC
Mon, Sep 16thvs CIN   
Tue, Sep 17thvs CINvs SEA
Wed, Sep 18thvs CINvs SEA
Thu, Sep 19thvs STLvs SEA
Fri, Sep 20thvs STL@ MIL
Sat, Sep 21stvs STL@ MIL
Sun, Sep 22ndvs STL@ MIL
Tue, Sep 24th@ PITvs CHC
Wed, Sep 25th@ PITvs CHC
Thu, Sep 26th@ PITvs CHC
Fri, Sep 27th@ STLvs CIN
Sat, Sep 28th@ STLvs CIN
Sun, Sep 29th@ STLvs CIN
Sun, Apr 14th   @ WSH
Mon, Apr 22nd   vs ARI
Mon, May 13th   @ ARI
Thu, May 30th   vs MIL
Fri, Jul 5th   vs MIL
Thu, Jul 25th   vs STL
Mon, Jul 29th   @ CIN
Mon, Aug 12th   @ LAA
Mon, Aug 19th   vs WSH
Mon, Aug 26th   @ PHI
Wed, Sep 4th   vs MIA