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Jon Lester
Birthdate: 1/7/1984 (33 y, 6 m, 19 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/240     Position: P
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 16, Overall: 57, Team: Boston Red Sox
Contract: $155M / 6 Years (2015 - 2020) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Lester (7-6) allowed two runs on three hits while striking out 10 across eight innings to earn the victory Saturday against the Cardinals. (7/22/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonHandednessIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013vs L48.0- - -198449129276110051.235.278.392.294
2013vs R165.1- - -7051654316562135607126.257.324.388.317
SeasonHome / AwayIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Home87.13.093567925130306220177.237.287.372.291
2013Away126.04.215471302716459134506100.262.332.401.325
2013Home vs L18.2- - -69125144020023.179.203.284.213
2013Home vs R68.2- - -2876720026266200154.252.307.395.310
2013Away vs L29.1- - -12932402523690028.267.318.454.337
2013Away vs R96.2- - -4189823139367360672.261.336.384.322
SeasonMonthlyIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Mar/Apr37.23.11155317014132120233.220.290.312.273
2013May41.13.921713710119183110332.236.298.369.297
2013Jun28.17.62132388024248160023.328.409.603.436
2013Jul31.23.1313332601111480031.256.301.400.309
2013Aug39.12.971663615016131130126.237.303.360.295
2013Sept/Oct35.02.5714635611010170132.254.295.333.280
20131st Half125.24.585381272916664154505103.260.329.416.330
20132nd Half87.22.573658223128254220274.241.291.351.285
SeasonLeverageIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Low Leverage100.0- - -4329120120177370379.232.303.342.290
2013Medium Leverage101.1- - -427107291575711270485.270.324.434.333
2013High Leverage12.0- - -4411301715130013.268.318.415.323
SeasonSituationalIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Bases Empty116.2- - -515115301111010400395.244.307.375.303
2013Men on Base96.2- - -3889422183799270482.263.323.408.323
2013Men In Scoring55.1- - -2194917070665160247.244.306.405.313
SeasonThrough CountIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013Through 3 - 03.1- - -3362054218002.400.727.933.635
2013Through 3 - 111.2- - -74124099328007.261.541.556.475
2013Through 3 - 227.1- - -1341540982370138.156.396.263.325
2013Through 2 - 019.1- - -113289022225270115.329.496.619.475
2013Through 1 - 077.1- - -3538323142398410261.268.357.427.348
2013Through 2 - 138.0- - -180339021183330148.226.372.352.333
2013Through 1 - 188.0- - -3597117026223330191.219.292.298.269
2013Through 0 - 1111.2- - -44592231413972605116.222.276.333.273
2013Through 2 - 257.0- - -23436901192270187.175.274.248.244
2013Through 1 - 270.1- - -2694913017162160196.194.245.270.233
2013Through 0 - 244.2- - -174341011414370371.207.253.335.261
SeasonShiftsIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
2013No Shift125.0- - -5791754621000000.302.303.390.302
2013Shift - All12.1- - -5415600000000.278.278.389.289
2013Shift - Traditional11.2- - -5215600000000.289.288.404.300
2013Shift - Non Traditional0.2- - -20000000000.000.000.000.000
SeasonTTOIPERATBFH2B3BRERHRBBIBBHBPSOAVGOBPSLGwOBA
20131st Through Order as SP72.02.502976215022205240168.228.294.341.284
20132nd Through Order as SP67.24.662977422237357220447.273.337.446.344
20133rd Through Order as SP65.14.552786615034337210256.259.320.400.319
20134th Through Order as SP8.11.08317001100006.226.226.226.201

SeasonHandednessK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013vs L9.562.064.641.1325.8 %5.6 %20.2 %- - -1.15.29255.8 %3.243.15
2013vs R6.863.052.250.7117.9 %7.9 %9.9 %- - -1.34.30277.7 %3.694.11
SeasonHome / AwayK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Home7.942.273.500.6221.6 %6.2 %15.4 %.2371.16.29276.9 %2.973.34
2013Away7.143.212.220.9318.3 %8.2 %10.0 %.2621.39.30671.9 %4.024.28
2013Home vs L11.090.9611.500.0033.3 %2.9 %30.4 %.1790.75.27371.4 %0.902.08
2013Home vs R7.082.622.700.7918.8 %7.0 %11.8 %.2521.27.29677.9 %3.533.69
2013Away vs L8.592.763.111.8421.7 %7.0 %14.7 %.2671.40.30249.1 %4.723.83
2013Away vs R6.703.352.000.6517.2 %8.6 %8.6 %.2611.39.30677.6 %3.804.42
SeasonMonthlyK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Mar/Apr7.882.872.750.4821.3 %7.7 %13.5 %.2201.14.27473.5 %3.103.54
2013May6.972.402.910.6518.7 %6.4 %12.3 %.2361.16.27968.4 %3.463.71
2013Jun7.315.081.442.5417.4 %12.1 %5.3 %.3281.91.35370.1 %6.794.85
2013Jul8.812.273.881.1423.3 %6.0 %17.3 %.2561.26.31184.3 %3.493.36
2013Aug5.952.972.000.2315.7 %7.8 %7.8 %.2371.25.28070.0 %3.124.88
2013Sept/Oct8.231.804.570.2621.9 %4.8 %17.1 %.2541.20.32479.3 %2.283.12
20131st Half7.383.222.291.0719.1 %8.4 %10.8 %.2601.37.30371.2 %4.153.97
20132nd Half7.602.263.360.4120.3 %6.0 %14.2 %.2411.19.29777.7 %2.773.79
SeasonLeverageK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Low Leverage7.113.332.140.6318.3 %8.6 %9.7 %- - -1.28.27591.6 %3.584.05
2013Medium Leverage7.552.403.150.9819.9 %6.3 %13.6 %- - -1.32.32066.1 %3.703.92
2013High Leverage9.752.254.330.7529.6 %6.8 %22.7 %- - -1.17.370-23.8 %2.712.43
SeasonSituationalK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Bases Empty7.333.092.380.7718.5 %7.8 %10.7 %- - -1.33.286100.0 %3.643.99
2013Men on Base7.632.513.040.8421.1 %7.0 %14.2 %- - -1.25.32037.4 %3.523.78
2013Men In Scoring7.642.602.940.8121.5 %7.3 %14.1 %- - -1.17.295-5.0 %3.503.76
SeasonThrough CountK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013Through 3 - 05.4048.600.115.406.1 %54.6 %-48.5 %- - -7.20.36489.6 %25.8520.51
2013Through 3 - 15.4021.600.252.319.5 %37.8 %-28.4 %- - -3.43.25086.6 %12.3911.16
2013Through 3 - 212.5112.181.030.6628.4 %27.6 %0.7 %- - -1.90.23287.7 %5.395.74
2013Through 2 - 06.9812.570.562.3313.3 %23.9 %-10.6 %- - -2.84.35469.4 %9.207.89
2013Through 1 - 07.104.771.490.9317.3 %11.6 %5.7 %- - -1.60.31173.2 %4.484.75
2013Through 2 - 111.377.821.450.7126.7 %18.3 %8.3 %- - -1.74.31673.3 %4.234.50
2013Through 1 - 19.313.382.760.3125.4 %9.2 %16.2 %- - -1.18.29478.4 %2.583.33
2013Through 0 - 19.352.104.460.5626.1 %5.8 %20.2 %- - -1.06.29272.4 %2.623.03
2013Through 2 - 213.744.263.220.3237.2 %11.5 %25.6 %- - -1.11.29186.6 %1.932.52
2013Through 1 - 212.282.056.000.2635.7 %6.0 %29.7 %- - -0.92.30577.5 %1.411.98
2013Through 0 - 214.311.4110.140.6040.8 %4.0 %36.8 %- - -0.92.34475.4 %1.411.40
SeasonShiftsK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
2013No Shift0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.40.30299.4 %3.055.14
2013Shift - All0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.22.278100.0 %3.055.15
2013Shift - Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -1.29.289100.0 %3.055.27
2013Shift - Non Traditional0.000.000.000.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %- - -0.00.000100.0 %3.053.05
SeasonTTOK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%FIPxFIP
20131st Through Order as SP8.503.002.830.6322.9 %8.1 %14.8 %.2281.19.28681.3 %3.103.53
20132nd Through Order as SP6.252.932.140.9315.8 %7.4 %8.4 %.2731.42.30969.8 %4.164.53
20133rd Through Order as SP7.712.892.670.9620.1 %7.6 %12.6 %.2591.33.30769.4 %3.783.83
20134th Through Order as SP6.480.006.000.0019.4 %0.0 %19.3 %.2260.84.28085.7 %1.612.43

SeasonHandednessGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013vs L1.0716.4 %43.3 %40.3 %7.4 %11.1 %10.3 %0.0 %34.6 %36.0 %29.4 %14.7 %53.7 %31.6 %785274511
2013vs R1.3320.5 %45.4 %34.1 %12.0 %7.4 %4.7 %66.7 %44.0 %33.3 %22.7 %17.3 %53.5 %29.3 %27699941775
SeasonHome / AwayGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Home1.4721.6 %46.7 %31.8 %9.9 %7.4 %4.2 %100.0 %46.5 %34.0 %19.5 %13.3 %51.6 %35.2 %1416483933
2013Away1.1618.4 %43.9 %37.8 %11.5 %8.8 %7.0 %25.0 %39.1 %33.8 %27.0 %18.9 %54.8 %26.3 %21387851353
2013Home vs L1.1920.5 %43.2 %36.4 %12.5 %0.0 %5.3 %0.0 %34.1 %36.4 %29.6 %13.6 %47.7 %38.6 %28088192
2013Home vs R1.5421.8 %47.4 %30.8 %9.2 %9.2 %4.0 %100.0 %49.1 %33.5 %17.5 %13.2 %52.4 %34.4 %1136395741
2013Away vs L1.0314.4 %43.3 %42.2 %5.3 %15.8 %12.8 %0.0 %34.8 %35.9 %29.4 %15.2 %56.5 %28.3 %505186319
2013Away vs R1.2119.5 %44.0 %36.4 %13.6 %6.4 %5.3 %50.0 %40.5 %33.2 %26.3 %20.1 %54.3 %25.7 %16335991034
SeasonMonthlyGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Mar/Apr1.7121.5 %49.5 %29.0 %6.5 %6.5 %3.8 %100.0 %42.6 %36.1 %21.3 %13.9 %54.6 %31.5 %626229397
2013May1.8118.5 %52.4 %29.0 %5.6 %8.3 %4.6 %0.0 %48.0 %30.4 %21.6 %16.8 %53.6 %29.6 %689248441
2013Jun1.2214.0 %47.3 %38.7 %8.3 %22.2 %4.5 %0.0 %44.1 %34.4 %21.5 %15.1 %50.5 %34.4 %505199306
2013Jul1.0324.5 %38.3 %37.2 %17.1 %11.4 %5.6 %0.0 %41.5 %30.9 %27.7 %13.8 %55.3 %30.9 %509173336
2013Aug0.6720.0 %32.0 %48.0 %11.7 %1.7 %10.0 %100.0 %35.7 %34.1 %30.2 %19.8 %50.0 %30.2 %665242423
2013Sept/Oct1.7119.2 %51.0 %29.8 %16.1 %3.2 %7.5 %0.0 %40.6 %37.7 %21.7 %19.8 %57.6 %22.6 %560177383
20131st Half1.4519.3 %47.8 %32.9 %9.5 %11.9 %4.9 %50.0 %44.4 %33.8 %21.8 %15.1 %53.0 %32.0 %21347831351
20132nd Half1.0520.1 %40.9 %39.0 %12.6 %3.9 %7.4 %33.3 %38.6 %34.1 %27.3 %19.1 %54.3 %26.6 %1420485935
SeasonLeverageGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Low Leverage1.4919.6 %48.1 %32.4 %9.9 %6.9 %7.3 %0.0 %39.9 %36.1 %24.0 %15.7 %56.9 %27.5 %16966241072
2013Medium Leverage1.0519.5 %41.2 %39.3 %12.4 %9.1 %4.7 %66.7 %44.1 %31.5 %24.4 %18.7 %50.5 %30.9 %16755821093
2013High Leverage2.0022.2 %51.9 %25.9 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %42.9 %35.7 %21.4 %7.1 %50.0 %42.9 %18362121
SeasonSituationalGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Bases Empty1.4219.3 %47.3 %33.4 %10.4 %8.0 %6.8 %33.3 %45.9 %32.9 %21.2 %14.3 %54.9 %30.8 %20247221302
2013Men on Base1.1020.1 %41.8 %38.1 %11.5 %8.7 %4.4 %50.0 %36.7 %35.3 %28.0 %20.0 %51.6 %28.4 %1530546984
2013Men In Scoring1.0721.6 %40.5 %37.9 %12.1 %8.6 %1.6 %0.0 %38.3 %33.1 %28.6 %17.5 %50.7 %31.8 %892321571
SeasonThrough CountGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013Through 3 - 01.170.0 %53.8 %46.2 %16.7 %33.3 %14.3 %0.0 %69.2 %23.1 %7.7 %7.7 %53.9 %38.5 %16211250
2013Through 3 - 10.9410.3 %43.6 %46.2 %11.1 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %48.7 %33.3 %18.0 %5.1 %59.0 %35.9 %425250175
2013Through 3 - 21.086.9 %48.3 %44.8 %7.7 %7.7 %0.0 %0.0 %41.4 %36.2 %22.4 %8.6 %62.1 %29.3 %927440487
2013Through 2 - 01.0315.7 %42.9 %41.4 %13.8 %17.2 %6.7 %0.0 %50.0 %27.1 %22.9 %10.0 %52.9 %37.1 %555310245
2013Through 1 - 01.2417.7 %45.6 %36.7 %9.9 %8.8 %7.1 %0.0 %41.8 %36.6 %21.7 %15.7 %50.2 %34.1 %1560717843
2013Through 2 - 11.1918.6 %44.3 %37.1 %8.3 %8.3 %9.3 %0.0 %42.9 %32.7 %24.5 %11.2 %54.1 %34.7 %1015490525
2013Through 1 - 11.4019.9 %46.8 %33.3 %7.8 %3.9 %6.5 %33.3 %41.9 %33.3 %24.8 %15.8 %53.0 %31.2 %17636921071
2013Through 0 - 11.3819.6 %46.6 %33.8 %10.0 %7.0 %5.8 %50.0 %40.6 %32.9 %26.5 %15.4 %57.1 %27.5 %18895511338
2013Through 2 - 21.1620.2 %42.9 %37.0 %9.1 %4.5 %7.8 %0.0 %35.3 %37.8 %26.9 %16.8 %51.3 %31.9 %1465594871
2013Through 1 - 21.5621.2 %48.1 %30.8 %8.3 %4.2 %9.3 %0.0 %35.3 %39.1 %25.6 %18.6 %53.2 %28.2 %1465479986
2013Through 0 - 21.6121.5 %48.4 %30.1 %10.7 %10.7 %6.7 %0.0 %40.9 %31.2 %28.0 %11.8 %58.1 %30.1 %834200634
SeasonShiftsGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013No Shift1.4119.8 %47.0 %33.2 %10.5 %0.0 %5.9 %50.0 %41.6 %34.5 %23.8 %17.6 %55.8 %26.6 %19976331364
2013Shift - All1.1124.5 %39.6 %35.8 %26.3 %0.0 %4.8 %0.0 %37.0 %31.5 %31.5 %13.0 %46.3 %40.7 %17258114
2013Shift - Traditional1.0523.5 %39.2 %37.3 %26.3 %0.0 %5.0 %0.0 %38.5 %30.8 %30.8 %13.5 %46.2 %40.4 %16555110
2013Shift - Non Traditional1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %50.0 %734
SeasonTTOGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
20131st Through Order as SP1.2721.3 %44.1 %34.7 %14.3 %7.1 %6.7 %0.0 %40.7 %31.4 %27.9 %19.1 %50.5 %30.4 %1184418766
20132nd Through Order as SP1.1517.9 %43.9 %38.1 %10.6 %8.2 %5.1 %100.0 %42.0 %36.6 %21.4 %15.2 %52.2 %32.6 %1176424752
20133rd Through Order as SP1.2820.3 %44.7 %35.0 %7.2 %10.1 %6.8 %50.0 %43.2 %33.2 %23.6 %17.1 %55.3 %27.6 %1073387686
20134th Through Order as SP3.2016.0 %64.0 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %44.0 %36.0 %20.0 %8.0 %76.0 %16.0 %1213982