Jon Lester

Age: 34
Bats/Throws: L/L
6' 4" / 240
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RotoWire News: Lester (17-6) picked up the win in Saturday's 8-3 victory over the White Sox, giving up three runs (two earned) on eight hits over five innings while striking out four. (9/23/2018)

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Red Sox (AAA)340111146.28.294.820.96.28483.6 %  2.704.22  
2006Red Sox720151581.16.644.760.77.33374.3 %40.6 %7.3 %4.764.565.101.0
2007Red Sox (A)0003313.010.381.381.38.28198.0 %  2.083.692.81 
2007Red Sox (AA)100116.06.006.000.00.26388.9 %  1.503.945.66 
2007Red Sox (AAA)450141471.26.403.890.50.29072.3 %  3.893.884.49 
2007Red Sox400121163.07.144.431.43.27976.0 %34.4 %11.1 %4.575.244.970.2
2007Red Sox100319.17.713.860.96.20093.0 %32.0 %8.3 %1.934.204.42 
2008Red Sox16603333210.16.502.820.60.29777.4 %47.5 %7.0 %3.213.644.024.1
2008Red Sox1204426.28.781.691.01.28080.7 %51.9 %13.0 %2.363.212.88 
2009Red Sox15803232203.19.962.830.89.31376.9 %47.7 %10.6 %3.413.153.095.3
2009Red Sox010116.07.506.001.50.16775.8 %64.7 %20.0 %4.505.604.52 
2010Red Sox19903232208.09.743.590.61.28974.5 %53.6 %8.9 %3.253.133.184.8
2011Red Sox15903131191.28.553.520.94.28678.1 %50.5 %11.4 %3.473.833.622.7
2012Red Sox91403333205.17.282.981.10.31267.6 %49.2 %13.9 %4.824.113.822.5
2013Red Sox15803333213.17.472.830.80.30073.7 %45.0 %8.3 %3.753.593.903.5
2013Red Sox4105534.27.532.080.78.23994.2 %47.3 %9.4 %1.563.373.50 
20142 Teams161103232219.29.011.970.66.29976.1 %42.4 %7.2 %2.462.803.105.6
    2014Red Sox10702121143.09.382.010.57.30874.0 %43.2 %6.5 %2.522.623.004.1
    2014Athletics640111176.28.331.880.82.28180.6 %40.8 %8.5 %2.353.133.271.5
2014Athletics000117.16.142.450.00.33340.0 %54.5 %0.0 %7.362.593.60 
2015Cubs111203232205.09.092.060.70.30371.8 %48.9 %9.9 %3.342.923.065.0
2015Cubs0202214.09.001.291.93.27074.1 %34.2 %20.0 %4.504.353.14 
2016Cubs19503232202.28.752.310.93.25684.9 %46.9 %12.2 %2.443.413.474.3
2016Cubs3106535.27.571.510.76.25083.9 %40.9 %9.4 %2.023.153.55 
2017Cubs13803232180.28.972.991.30.31068.7 %46.2 %15.8 %4.334.103.852.7
2017Cubs0003214.14.405.020.63.12887.3 %30.8 %5.0 %1.884.766.34 
2018THE BAT131003232194.08.603.181.18.30471.9 %  4.064.11  
2018ATC14903232193.08.742.711.13.30373.9 %  3.743.84  
2018Depth Charts14903232194.08.772.661.12.30574.0 %  3.733.81 3.7
2018Steamer131003232195.08.612.781.14.29472.6 %46.4 % 3.923.913.963.5
2018Fans (8)13803232189.08.482.761.14.29873.0 %  3.943.94 3.1
2018ZiPS13702929170.38.932.541.11.30275.6 %  3.543.71 3.4
2018Cubs17603131175.27.483.071.23.29479.7 %37.1 %12.8 %3.434.394.381.6
2018ZiPS (R)00 116.08.362.791.17.30673.3 %  3.924.01 0.1
2018Steamer (R)000117.08.272.941.20.29871.5 %  4.244.13 0.1
2018Depth Charts (R)000117.08.322.861.19.30972.4 %  4.084.07 0.1
2018THE BAT (R)000118.07.753.221.38.30471.1 %  4.554.62  
Total- - -1769803803792360.08.342.910.88.29875.2 %46.2 %10.4 %3.513.613.6743.2
Postseason- - -9702521148.07.542.370.91.24182.1 %44.1 %10.3 %2.553.623.75 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Red Sox (AAA)342.7011110000046.2207431714525000043
2006Red Sox724.7615150000081.1367914343743155060
2007Red Sox (A)002.08330000013.051113322000015
2007Red Sox (AA)101.5011000006.0275110400004
2007Red Sox (AAA)453.8914142000071.2306673231431034051
2007Red Sox404.5712110000063.02756133321031011050
2007Red Sox101.9331000009.1386221400008
2008Red Sox1663.21333322000210.18742027875146611031152
2008Red Sox122.36440000026.2109249735000026
2009Red Sox1583.41323220000203.1843186807720640360225
2009Red Sox014.5011000006.0284331400005
2010Red Sox1993.25323220000208.08611678175148301060225
2011Red Sox1593.47313100000191.27991667774207501140182
2012Red Sox9144.82333330000205.187621611711025682460166
2013Red Sox1583.75333311000213.1903209948919670750177
2013Red Sox411.56550000034.2134256638020029
20142 Teams16112.46323211000219.2885194766016480530220
    2014Red Sox1072.52212100000143.058012852409320420149
    2014Athletics642.3511111100076.2305662420716011071
2014Athletics007.3611000007.1318660200005
2015Cubs11123.34323210000205.0828183837616470780207
2015Cubs024.50220000014.056137732002014
2016Cubs1952.44323220000202.2796154575521520640197
2016Cubs312.02650000035.2136279836011030
2017Cubs1384.33323210000180.27631791018726603430180
2017Cubs001.88320000014.1556331800107
2018THE BAT13104.063232  0  194.08221849688256827  185
2018ATC1493.743232  00 193.0 1798780245825  187
2018Depth Charts1493.733232  00 194.0 18187802457 6  189
2018Steamer13103.9232321000 195.082518592852560 6  187
2018Fans (8)1383.943232  0  189.0 17589832458 6  178
2018ZiPS1373.542929  0  170.3 156726721481541169
2018Cubs1763.43313100000175.2736171756724601640146
2018ZiPS (R)003.9211     6.0 63312 0  6
2018Steamer (R)004.24110000 7.03074312 0  6
2018Depth Charts (R)004.0811  00 7.0 73312 0  6
2018THE BAT (R)004.5511  0  8.0348441300  7
Total- - -176983.513803791540002360.0980621799959202327648795812187
Postseason- - -972.55252100000148.0587113454215390340124

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Red Sox (AAA)8.294.821.720.9620.8 %12.1 %8.7 %.2361.46.28483.6 %  4.22
2006Red Sox6.644.761.400.7716.4 %11.7 %4.6 %.2851.65.33374.3 %1011034.56
2006Average6.593.302.001.1216.8 %8.4 %8.4 %.2651.41.29870.9 %  4.58
2007Red Sox (A)10.381.387.501.3829.4 %3.9 %25.5 %.2251.00.28198.0 %  3.69
2007Red Sox (AA)6.006.001.000.0014.8 %14.8 %0.0 %.2171.50.26388.9 %  3.94
2007Red Sox (AAA)6.403.891.650.5016.7 %10.1 %6.5 %.2461.37.29072.3 %  3.88
2007Red Sox7.144.431.611.4318.2 %11.3 %6.9 %.2511.46.27976.0 %981215.24
2007Red Sox7.713.862.000.9621.1 %10.5 %10.5 %.1761.07.20093.0 %41974.20
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Red Sox6.502.822.300.6017.4 %7.6 %9.8 %.2531.27.29777.4 %71863.64
2008Red Sox8.781.695.201.0123.9 %4.6 %19.3 %.2311.09.28080.7 %52763.21
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Red Sox9.962.833.520.8926.7 %7.6 %19.1 %.2401.23.31376.9 %73733.15
2009Red Sox7.506.001.251.5017.9 %14.3 %3.6 %.1671.33.16775.8 %961295.60
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Red Sox9.743.592.710.6126.1 %9.6 %16.5 %.2171.20.28974.5 %75763.13
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Red Sox8.553.522.430.9422.8 %9.4 %13.4 %.2331.26.28678.1 %82973.83
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Red Sox7.282.982.441.1019.0 %7.8 %11.2 %.2691.38.31267.6 %1131024.11
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Red Sox7.472.832.640.8019.6 %7.4 %12.2 %.2521.29.30073.7 %90923.59
2013Red Sox7.532.083.630.7821.6 %6.0 %15.7 %.2020.95.23994.2 %37873.37
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
20142 Teams9.011.974.580.6624.9 %5.4 %19.4 %.2331.10.29976.1 %63752.80
    2014Red Sox9.382.014.660.5725.7 %5.5 %20.2 %.2351.12.30874.0 %63702.62
    2014Athletics8.331.884.440.8223.3 %5.3 %18.0 %.2291.07.28180.6 %64853.13
2014Athletics6.142.452.500.0016.1 %6.5 %9.7 %.2761.36.33340.0 %200702.59
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Cubs9.092.064.400.7025.0 %5.7 %19.3 %.2361.12.30371.8 %85752.92
2015Cubs9.001.297.001.9325.0 %3.6 %21.4 %.2411.07.27074.1 %1151124.35
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Cubs8.752.313.790.9324.8 %6.5 %18.2 %.2091.02.25684.9 %59833.41
2016Cubs7.571.515.000.7622.1 %4.4 %17.6 %.2090.93.25083.9 %49763.15
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Cubs8.972.993.001.3023.6 %7.9 %15.7 %.2561.32.31068.7 %100954.10
2017Cubs4.405.020.880.6312.7 %14.6 %-1.8 %.1280.98.12887.3 %441104.76
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018THE BAT8.603.182.711.18   .2511.30.30471.9 %  4.11
2018ATC8.742.713.231.13   .2481.23.30373.9 %  3.84
2018Depth Charts8.772.663.291.12   .2491.23.30574.0 %  3.81
2018Steamer8.612.783.101.1422.6 %7.3 %15.3 %.2451.26.29472.6 %  3.91
2018Fans (8)8.482.763.071.14   .2471.23.29873.0 %  3.94
2018ZiPS8.932.543.521.11   .2451.20.30275.6 %  3.71
2018Cubs7.483.072.431.2319.8 %8.2 %11.7 %.2551.31.29479.7 %851084.39
2018Average8.513.232.631.1622.2 %8.4 %13.8 %.2451.30.29372.9 %  4.19
2018ZiPS (R)8.362.793.001.17   .2551.27.30673.3 %  4.01
2018Steamer (R)8.272.942.821.20   .2521.32.29871.5 %  4.13
2018Depth Charts (R)8.322.862.911.19   .2571.30.30972.4 %  4.07
2018THE BAT (R)7.753.222.411.38   .2641.37.30471.1 %  4.62
Total- - -8.342.912.860.8822.3 %7.8 %14.5 %.2431.25.29875.2 %82883.61
Postseason- - -7.542.373.180.9121.1 %6.6 %14.5 %.2071.03.24182.1 %61883.62

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2006Red Sox1.0821.9 %40.6 %37.5 %13.5 %7.3 %3.8 %33.3 %44.0 %29.0 %27.0 %6.9 %64.5 %28.6 %5.121135.10
2007Red Sox0.7318.8 %34.4 %46.9 %10.0 %11.1 %4.5 %0.0 %39.9 %31.6 %28.5 %22.3 %45.1 %32.6 %4.891124.97
2007Red Sox0.6720.0 %32.0 %48.0 %16.7 %8.3 %12.5 %100.0 %      4.101004.42
2008Red Sox1.5020.9 %47.5 %31.6 %13.5 %7.0 %6.7 %28.6 %44.3 %32.0 %23.7 %16.6 %59.8 %23.7 %4.15934.02
2008Red Sox1.7418.2 %51.9 %29.9 %13.0 %13.0 %5.0 %100.0 %      2.61672.88
2009Red Sox1.3817.8 %47.7 %34.5 %10.1 %10.6 %6.2 %50.0 %43.9 %31.8 %24.3 %17.4 %59.7 %22.9 %3.15703.09
2009Red Sox2.205.9 %64.7 %29.4 %20.0 %20.0 %9.1 %0.0 %      4.421024.52
2010Red Sox1.8116.9 %53.6 %29.6 %8.2 %8.9 %7.7 %33.3 %47.1 %33.0 %19.9 %18.0 %59.3 %22.7 %3.23763.18
2011Red Sox1.5015.9 %50.5 %33.6 %14.3 %11.4 %5.7 %20.0 %42.0 %34.1 %23.9 %28.4 %49.9 %21.7 %3.58903.62
2012Red Sox1.7122.0 %49.2 %28.8 %14.4 %13.9 %7.5 %28.6 %42.6 %31.3 %26.0 %15.8 %55.6 %28.5 %4.01923.82
2013Red Sox1.2719.6 %45.0 %35.4 %10.9 %8.3 %5.8 %40.0 %42.0 %33.9 %24.1 %16.7 %53.5 %29.8 %3.90983.90
2013Red Sox1.3818.3 %47.3 %34.4 %12.5 %9.4 %0.0 %0.0 %      3.09883.50
20142 Teams1.1420.6 %42.4 %37.0 %13.6 %7.2 %10.7 %40.0 %40.8 %28.8 %30.4 %21.4 %51.6 %27.0 %3.09823.10
    2014Red Sox1.1920.6 %43.2 %36.2 %15.1 %6.5 %11.4 %27.3 %42.0 %29.4 %28.6 %20.5 %50.1 %29.4 %2.99793.00
    2014Athletics1.0620.7 %40.8 %38.5 %11.0 %8.5 %9.2 %75.0 %38.7 %27.6 %33.6 %23.0 %54.4 %22.6 %3.26863.27
2014Athletics2.0018.2 %54.5 %27.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %      3.50953.60
2015Cubs1.6721.8 %48.9 %29.3 %8.7 %9.9 %5.9 %12.5 %38.7 %35.5 %25.8 %21.4 %49.6 %29.0 %3.19793.06
2015Cubs0.8726.3 %34.2 %39.5 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.83813.14
2016Cubs1.4320.2 %46.9 %32.8 %10.5 %12.2 %5.7 %23.5 %42.1 %32.7 %25.1 %18.9 %54.3 %26.8 %3.61843.47
2016Cubs1.1924.7 %40.9 %34.4 %21.9 %9.4 %5.3 %16.7 %      3.39863.55
2017Cubs1.4221.4 %46.2 %32.4 %7.3 %15.8 %7.7 %40.0 %38.5 %37.6 %23.9 %21.4 %50.5 %28.1 %4.07893.85
2017Cubs0.6017.9 %30.8 %51.3 %0.0 %5.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      6.341466.34
2018Cubs1.0226.4 %37.1 %36.5 %8.0 %12.8 %4.2 %25.0 %42.6 %36.8 %20.6 %17.9 %49.8 %32.3 %4.511084.38
Total- - -1.3820.3 %46.2 %33.4 %11.1 %10.4 %6.6 %28.8 %42.3 %33.1 %24.6 %18.9 %54.2 %26.8 %3.75893.67
Postseason- - -1.2320.0 %44.1 %35.9 %11.7 %10.3 %3.4 %23.5 %      3.48903.75

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2006Red Sox104965613431696148931507
2007Red Sox6690369310434256581083
2007Red Sox81252111252100152
2008Red Sox3002001322720144139119921103309
2008Red Sox40231432115147282429
2009Red Sox26018897191663102126721373404
2009Red Sox1151112003961100
2010Red Sox28615890132293132128920683357
2011Red Sox263175832515102146121819743192
2012Red Sox3071801372623144106129421303424
2013Red Sox291229127251752128127322863559
2013Red Sox443217402022184340524
20142 Teams2532211233027156110121422793493
    2014Red Sox1661397921191136881414932307
    2014Athletics8782449843424007861186
2014Athletics1264002173675111
2015Cubs269161120141616286115620293185
2015Cubs1315100020183139222
2016Cubs2461721061814174121113420273161
2016Cubs383223726116190323513
2017Cubs2351651091218104121118619453131
2017Cubs1220700104106138244
2018Cubs190187135158123121115918543013
Total- - -307022221351246203132381424144282439038818
Postseason- - -178145811761745783714582295

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2006Red Sox0.20-7.437.633.130.271.18 0.881.3815-0.010.1800
2007Red Sox0.01-5.045.050.360.021.02 0.841.31120.010.0010
2007Red Sox0.36-0.240.601.980.180.700.330.471.2610.290.2200
2008Red Sox3.11-12.2915.4134.413.230.91 0.881.03312.480.9300
2008Red Sox0.50-1.401.895.120.500.96 0.881.1040.57-0.0500
2009Red Sox2.41-13.3615.7732.533.021.00 0.881.09302.88-0.4800
2009Red Sox-0.06-0.460.410.120.011.03 0.870.2210.04-0.0900
2010Red Sox2.90-12.9715.8722.842.291.00 0.870.95303.33-0.4400
2011Red Sox1.26-12.9314.1920.082.070.98 0.850.97311.73-0.4400
2012Red Sox-1.28-16.5715.29-9.16-0.890.99 0.871.1430-0.78-0.5000
2013Red Sox0.41-14.7715.1812.431.270.92 0.861.04320.57-0.1300
2013Red Sox0.85-1.532.3811.191.140.88 0.881.1550.770.1900
20142 Teams3.22-12.3015.5229.583.140.94 0.880.93312.760.6800
    2014Red Sox2.01-8.2610.2720.222.090.94 0.871.01211.750.3800
    2014Athletics1.21-4.045.259.361.040.93 0.880.76101.010.3000
2014Athletics-0.14-0.580.43-1.11-0.120.93 0.912.6710.03-0.1900
2015Cubs2.31-14.0516.3611.731.281.07 0.871.29311.630.5400
2015Cubs-0.09-0.920.84-0.03-0.010.79 0.870.182-0.500.3900
2016Cubs4.99-10.2015.1941.594.270.94 0.870.93303.511.7900
2016Cubs0.99-1.592.587.410.810.960.570.831.1760.630.4000
2017Cubs0.07-12.7712.84-6.50-0.670.910.860.870.83310.19-0.1100
2017Cubs0.49-0.671.154.640.481.071.040.891.5730.360.1010
2018Cubs1.91-11.1313.0316.621.660.930.900.871.22310.501.5600
Total- - -21.51-155.82177.33209.6220.950.970.880.871.0636518.783.3010
Postseason- - -2.90-7.3910.2929.333.000.920.970.821.15232.180.9510

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2006Red Sox64.7% (90.2)15.9% (80.7)2.0% (86.5)11.9% (71.0)5.5% (81.0)  1.6%
2007Red Sox54.2% (89.9)1.9% (82.1)22.0% (85.0)15.4% (72.3)6.5% (82.7)  0.7%
2008Red Sox56.6% (92.1) 22.7% (88.4)17.2% (76.2)3.6% (83.9)  1.6%
2009Red Sox54.4% (93.7) 19.6% (89.0)19.4% (78.4)6.6% (85.6)  0.1%
2010Red Sox50.4% (93.3) 22.1% (89.7)16.0% (77.7)11.6% (85.4)  1.0%
2011Red Sox49.4% (92.8) 27.9% (89.0)13.3% (75.5)9.3% (84.7)  0.1%
2012Red Sox51.8% (92.6) 22.1% (90.3)14.3% (76.1)11.8% (85.9)  0.3%
2013Red Sox52.4% (92.7) 23.2% (89.8)11.9% (75.8)12.5% (85.4)  0.0%
20142 Teams50.2% (91.8) 30.8% (87.8)16.4% (75.1)2.6% (84.8)   
    2014Red Sox52.8% (92.0) 29.6% (88.0)14.0% (75.6)3.6% (85.0)   
    2014Athletics45.0% (91.4) 33.2% (87.6)21.1% (74.4)0.7% (83.6)   
2015Cubs53.0% (92.0) 26.5% (88.2)15.4% (75.1)5.1% (84.8)  0.0%
2016Cubs58.6% (92.1) 23.2% (88.8)12.6% (74.6)5.7% (85.0)  0.1%
2017Cubs50.6% (91.1) 27.6% (87.6)13.2% (75.5)8.7% (84.6)  0.3%
2018Cubs50.1% (91.0) 24.8% (88.2)16.0% (74.8)9.2% (85.0)  0.2%
Total- - -53.0% (92.2)0.7% (80.8)23.6% (88.7)14.9% (75.8)7.7% (85.0)  0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Red Sox51.2 % 16.3 %   7.0 %15.4 %  9.9 %  0.2 %
2008Red Sox64.9 % 11.5 %   1.0 %16.4 %  6.1 %   
2009Red Sox55.0 %1.4 %14.9 %   10.5 %12.2 %  6.0 %   
2010Red Sox38.8 % 21.7 %  11.6 %0.9 %15.2 %  11.8 %   
2011Red Sox35.3 % 25.1 %  16.7 % 13.6 %  9.3 %   
2012Red Sox32.6 % 13.3 %  27.9 % 14.4 %  11.8 %   
2013Red Sox36.2 % 16.1 %  23.4 % 12.0 %  12.3 %   
20142 Teams41.1 % 24.9 %  15.0 % 16.4 %  2.7 %   
    2014Red Sox41.4 % 24.2 %  16.7 % 14.0 %  3.7 %   
    2014Athletics40.4 % 26.2 %  11.6 % 21.0 %  0.8 %   
2015Cubs45.9 % 23.4 %  10.6 % 15.4 %  4.8 %   
2016Cubs52.4 % 16.9 %  13.1 % 12.7 %  4.9 %   
2017Cubs38.4 % 27.8 %  11.5 % 13.3 %  9.0 %   
2018Cubs44.8 % 24.8 %  5.3 % 16.0 %  9.2 %   
Total- - -44.1 %0.1 %19.9 %  12.3 %1.3 %14.3 %  8.0 %  0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Red Sox91.8 86.3   85.672.9  84.2  
2008Red Sox91.8 87.0   81.575.9  84.2  
2009Red Sox93.589.589.2   81.777.9  85.7  
2010Red Sox93.5 89.6  92.381.277.5  85.6  
2011Red Sox92.6 88.9  92.4 75.6  84.7  
2012Red Sox92.0 89.9  92.6 76.1  85.9  
2013Red Sox92.4 89.4  92.4 75.8  85.4  
20142 Teams91.5 87.5  91.4 75.0  84.9  
    2014Red Sox91.7 87.7  91.6 75.5  85.0  
    2014Athletics91.2 87.2  90.8 74.3  83.7  
2015Cubs92.0 87.9  90.9 75.0  84.6  
2016Cubs92.0 88.3  91.0 74.6  84.8  
2017Cubs91.4 87.8  90.4 75.6  84.8  
2018Cubs91.0 88.1  90.2 74.8  84.9  
Total- - -92.289.588.4  91.882.175.7  85.1  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2007Red Sox48.8 %26.6 % 4.0 %5.2 % 15.3 %   0.2 %
2008Red Sox32.7 %21.8 % 24.6 %3.6 % 17.1 %   0.2 %
2009Red Sox37.2 %18.9 % 17.9 %6.7 % 19.4 %    
2010Red Sox38.3 %22.2 % 12.2 %11.5 % 15.8 %    
2011Red Sox38.4 %28.1 % 10.8 %9.3 % 13.4 %    
2012Red Sox36.6 %25.0 % 12.5 %11.6 % 14.3 %    
2013Red Sox44.5 %23.7 % 7.5 %12.4 % 12.0 %    
20142 Teams42.4 %30.8 % 7.8 %2.6 % 16.4 %    
    2014Red Sox46.0 %29.6 % 6.9 %3.6 % 14.0 %    
    2014Athletics35.4 %33.2 % 9.6 %0.7 % 21.0 %    
2015Cubs43.0 %26.4 % 10.2 %5.1 % 15.4 %    
2016Cubs47.5 %23.4 % 11.0 %5.5 % 12.6 %   0.1 %
2017Cubs38.4 %27.8 % 12.3 %8.4 % 13.1 %    
2018Cubs44.9 %24.6 % 5.0 %9.1 % 15.9 %   0.0 %
Total- - -40.5 %24.8 % 11.8 %7.8 % 15.1 %   0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2007Red Sox92.186.8 91.682.8 73.3   
2008Red Sox92.788.3 90.983.3 75.9   
2009Red Sox94.689.4 92.885.9 78.7   
2010Red Sox93.990.1 92.885.6 78.0   
2011Red Sox93.689.5 92.785.3 76.0   
2012Red Sox93.591.0 92.786.5 76.6   
2013Red Sox93.890.6 92.686.2 76.6   
20142 Teams93.088.8 91.885.8 76.0   
    2014Red Sox93.288.9 91.885.9 76.5   
    2014Athletics92.688.5 91.784.5 75.2   
2015Cubs92.888.7 91.785.2 75.6   
2016Cubs93.189.4 91.785.5 75.2   
2017Cubs91.787.9 90.584.9 75.8   
2018Cubs91.588.4 90.785.4 75.2   
Total- - -93.189.2 91.985.6 76.4   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2006Red Sox-5.42.3-1.6-2.10.1  -0.560.98-5.26-1.220.15  
2007Red Sox-3.51.3-2.53.50.6  -0.606.40-1.072.100.88  
2008Red Sox13.7 5.04.2-0.6  0.74 0.670.74-0.48  
2009Red Sox4.0 13.05.70.6  0.21 1.950.870.26  
2010Red Sox-1.0 16.14.49.7  -0.06 2.190.832.53  
2011Red Sox4.3 8.3-5.4-0.2  0.27 0.93-1.26-0.08  
2012Red Sox-4.4 -4.1-2.13.3  -0.25 -0.55-0.420.81  
2013Red Sox8.2 -5.1-3.32.2  0.44 -0.62-0.770.49  
20142 Teams6.0 6.67.60.0  0.34 0.611.32-0.03  
    2014Red Sox4.5 6.04.3-1.0  0.37 0.881.34-1.24  
    2014Athletics1.5 0.63.21.0  0.29 0.141.3012.44  
2015Cubs7.7 4.21.60.2  0.46 0.500.320.09  
2016Cubs14.0 18.74.0-1.0  0.75 2.551.01-0.57  
2017Cubs-9.9 9.1-1.0-1.5  -0.62 1.06-0.25-0.55  
2018Cubs-7.4 2.0-0.53.7  -0.49 0.27-0.101.36  
Total- - -26.33.669.616.517.1  0.131.410.760.290.57  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Red Sox-6.4 1.7   -2.13.8  0.5  
2008Red Sox16.4 2.3   1.23.4  3.7  
2009Red Sox4.4-0.611.5   2.54.8  -0.5  
2010Red Sox-7.5 19.1  2.40.24.5  10.3  
2011Red Sox0.2 14.5  -0.7 -4.1  -1.2  
2012Red Sox-7.3 1.2  -0.9 -1.9  3.5  
2013Red Sox5.9 2.4  -3.0 -3.5  2.9  
20142 Teams13.1 2.7  -2.1 7.3  0.5  
    2014Red Sox11.1 3.8  -3.2 4.1  -0.9  
    2014Athletics1.9 -1.0  1.1 3.2  1.4  
2015Cubs5.4 4.9  2.7 1.9  0.2  
2016Cubs22.4 15.1  -3.6 3.8  -0.3  
2017Cubs-5.3 12.2  -0.9 -1.3  -0.8  
2018Cubs0.3 2.8  -7.5 -0.2  4.9  
Total- - -41.6-0.690.5  -13.61.918.5  23.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Red Sox-1.84 1.53   -4.393.67  0.78  
2008Red Sox0.80 0.65   3.790.66  1.90  
2009Red Sox0.24-1.162.29   0.721.17  -0.25  
2010Red Sox-0.58 2.62  0.620.710.88  2.61  
2011Red Sox0.02 1.82  -0.13 -0.95  -0.42  
2012Red Sox-0.66 0.26  -0.10 -0.39  0.88  
2013Red Sox0.46 0.42  -0.36 -0.82  0.67  
20142 Teams0.91 0.31  -0.40 1.28  0.55  
    2014Red Sox1.17 0.67  -0.83 1.28  -1.08  
    2014Athletics0.40 -0.33  0.82 1.27  14.41  
2015Cubs0.37 0.66  0.81 0.39  0.14  
2016Cubs1.36 2.83  -0.88 0.95  -0.20  
2017Cubs-0.45 1.43  -0.25 -0.31  -0.30  
2018Cubs0.03 0.38  -4.77 -0.05  1.78  
Total- - -0.26-1.161.24  -0.300.410.35  0.80  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2007Red Sox-3.9-0.2 -0.5-1.6 3.8   
2008Red Sox3.81.3 18.7-0.6 3.9   
2009Red Sox-1.511.0 4.70.4 6.5   
2010Red Sox-6.917.3 4.69.4 4.3   
2011Red Sox6.77.4 -0.4-0.2 -4.7   
2012Red Sox-9.0-4.6 5.84.0 -1.7   
2013Red Sox15.0-5.6 -3.82.4 -3.3   
20142 Teams5.77.1 1.60.1 7.3   
    2014Red Sox4.45.8 1.4-0.9 4.1   
    2014Athletics1.31.3 0.21.1 3.1   
2015Cubs5.04.9 3.60.2 2.1   
2016Cubs19.918.0 -2.5-0.7 3.9   
2017Cubs-4.88.6 -0.3-1.7 -1.4   
2018Cubs-1.22.6 -5.84.4 -0.2   
Total- - -28.767.7 25.815.9 20.6   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2007Red Sox-1.20-0.12 -1.79-4.50 3.71   
2008Red Sox0.370.19 2.41-0.57 0.73   
2009Red Sox-0.121.71 0.770.18 0.99   
2010Red Sox-0.542.33 1.122.44 0.82   
2011Red Sox0.550.83 -0.11-0.08 -1.11   
2012Red Sox-0.72-0.54 1.371.02 -0.34   
2013Red Sox0.95-0.66 -1.430.54 -0.77   
20142 Teams0.390.66 0.580.15 1.27   
    2014Red Sox0.420.85 0.88-1.12 1.28   
    2014Athletics0.310.33 0.1613.16 1.27   
2015Cubs0.360.58 1.100.12 0.43   
2016Cubs1.332.44 -0.72-0.42 0.99   
2017Cubs-0.401.00 -0.07-0.67 -0.35   
2018Cubs-0.090.35 -3.851.58 -0.04   
Total- - -0.190.74 0.590.56 0.37   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2006Red Sox21.0 %61.9 %40.8 %58.9 %89.4 %81.3 %48.4 %54.0 %7.6 %
2006Average23.1 %66.6 %45.7 %57.5 %88.5 %81.0 %52.0 %58.8 %8.6 %
2007Red Sox23.5 %67.4 %44.8 %56.5 %89.3 %80.4 %48.5 %49.5 %8.8 %
2007Average23.7 %66.0 %45.5 %58.8 %88.2 %80.7 %51.5 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Red Sox26.3 %66.4 %46.7 %64.7 %89.5 %82.6 %50.7 %58.1 %8.1 %
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Red Sox26.4 %66.7 %45.7 %51.7 %86.0 %75.6 %47.8 %54.5 %11.1 %
2009Average24.9 %66.0 %44.9 %62.0 %87.8 %80.5 %48.7 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Red Sox28.9 %64.0 %44.1 %59.6 %86.5 %76.5 %43.3 %58.8 %10.3 %
2010Average28.6 %64.4 %45.0 %66.4 %88.1 %80.7 %45.8 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Red Sox29.6 %65.2 %44.2 %64.8 %89.9 %80.0 %41.0 %58.2 %8.9 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.0 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Red Sox30.2 %66.5 %44.7 %65.2 %90.8 %80.4 %40.0 %58.2 %8.7 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Red Sox31.1 %67.1 %46.9 %69.2 %89.4 %81.9 %43.8 %60.9 %8.5 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
20142 Teams32.2 %65.7 %46.6 %66.1 %86.7 %78.6 %43.1 %61.4 %10.0 %
    2014Red Sox30.7 %66.1 %46.2 %65.1 %87.6 %79.2 %43.7 %60.2 %9.6 %
    2014Athletics35.1 %64.9 %47.6 %67.8 %84.8 %77.5 %41.8 %63.6 %10.7 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Cubs30.5 %67.0 %45.3 %62.2 %87.1 %77.1 %40.6 %61.0 %10.4 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.8 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Cubs30.9 %68.1 %46.7 %62.5 %87.3 %77.8 %42.4 %62.9 %10.3 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Cubs31.7 %64.8 %45.0 %64.0 %84.2 %75.7 %40.1 %57.9 %10.9 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018Cubs27.4 %67.8 %43.8 %67.7 %87.7 %80.3 %40.7 %57.6 %8.6 %
2018Average30.8 %67.3 %46.5 %62.9 %85.6 %77.0 %43.0 %60.6 %10.6 %
Total- - -29.2 %66.1 %45.3 %63.4 %87.9 %78.9 %43.5 %58.6 %9.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Red Sox30.2 %60.7 %44.8 %58.5 %92.9 %80.8 %47.9 %24.1
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Red Sox33.1 %61.1 %47.0 %69.4 %90.5 %83.0 %49.6 %23.1
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Red Sox31.1 %60.1 %45.7 %57.0 %86.4 %76.5 %50.4 %23.8
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Red Sox28.7 %59.9 %44.0 %56.4 %86.3 %76.3 %49.0 %23.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Red Sox27.1 %63.0 %44.4 %60.6 %88.9 %79.9 %48.1 %24.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Red Sox28.8 %64.4 %44.8 %65.1 %88.5 %80.3 %45.1 %23.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Red Sox30.4 %64.5 %46.9 %66.0 %90.0 %81.9 %48.3 %23.2
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams32.0 %63.6 %46.7 %61.8 %88.2 %78.5 %46.3 %22.6
    2014Red Sox30.8 %64.1 %46.2 %61.0 %89.3 %79.2 %46.2 %22.5
    2014Athletics34.4 %62.8 %47.6 %63.3 %86.1 %77.3 %46.5 %22.9
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cubs30.4 %64.7 %45.3 %59.0 %87.9 %77.0 %43.5 %22.5
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Cubs29.2 %66.9 %46.6 %57.7 %87.9 %77.7 %46.1 %23.4
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Cubs31.3 %63.2 %45.0 %60.3 %85.4 %75.4 %42.9 %22.6
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018Cubs26.0 %65.3 %43.8 %64.3 %87.7 %80.2 %45.4 %22.5
2018Average30.4 %64.3 %46.6 %60.2 %85.7 %77.0 %47.7 %23.5
Total- - -29.9 %63.2 %45.5 %61.6 %88.1 %78.9 %46.9 %23.2

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Red Sox29.5 %61.7 %44.8 %59.6 %91.9 %80.8 %47.6 %15.6
2008Red Sox33.9 %61.2 %47.0 %70.9 %90.2 %83.0 %48.1 %22.7
2009Red Sox32.0 %60.0 %45.7 %59.3 %86.2 %76.6 %48.9 %24.4
2010Red Sox29.4 %60.4 %44.0 %58.4 %86.1 %76.3 %47.0 %24.4
2011Red Sox27.8 %62.9 %44.4 %61.1 %89.3 %79.9 %47.1 %24.8
2012Red Sox28.6 %63.3 %44.8 %64.7 %88.3 %80.3 %46.8 %23.3
2013Red Sox30.0 %64.7 %46.9 %65.2 %90.2 %81.9 %48.6 %23.3
20142 Teams31.3 %63.7 %46.6 %62.0 %87.7 %78.6 %47.3 %22.6
    2014Red Sox30.3 %64.1 %46.2 %60.7 %88.9 %79.2 %47.1 %22.5
    2014Athletics33.4 %63.0 %47.5 %64.4 %85.3 %77.6 %47.7 %22.7
2015Cubs30.9 %64.8 %45.2 %59.0 %88.7 %76.9 %42.2 %22.7
2016Cubs30.7 %66.3 %46.6 %59.6 %87.9 %77.6 %44.7 %23.5
2017Cubs32.5 %63.2 %45.0 %61.5 %86.4 %75.8 %40.7 %22.9
2018Cubs25.7 %65.0 %43.8 %63.8 %87.8 %80.2 %46.0 %22.7
Total- - -30.3 %63.2 %45.5 %62.3 %88.2 %78.9 %46.2 %23.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2006Red Sox (AAA)P111146.23150  0          
2006Red SoxP151581.10110000000 9   1.000 
2007Red Sox (A)P3313.0520  0          
2007Red Sox (AA)P116.0000  0          
2007Red Sox (AAA)P141471.23110  1          
2007Red SoxP121163.0641010000 4   .909 
2008Red SoxP3333210.119212022300 8   .952 
2009Red SoxP3232203.17242111001 19   .939 
2010Red SoxP3232208.05353032200 22   .930 
2011Red SoxP3131191.29191012101 14   .966 
2012Red SoxP3333205.114212022201 13   .946 
2013Red SoxP3333213.112182111001 12   .938 
20142 TeamsP3232219.28162111100 16   .923 
    2014Red SoxP2121143.04122111100 10   .889 
    2014AthleticsP111176.2440000000 6   1.000 
2015CubsP3232205.010173121100 44   .900 
2016CubsP3232202.218170001001 28   1.000 
2017CubsP3232180.214230001001 19   1.000 
2018CubsP3131175.29140000000 13   1.000 
Total- - -P3803792360.013124018414141006 221   .954 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2006Red SoxP81.12  0-10              
2007Red SoxP63.00  0-2-2              
2008Red SoxP210.11  0-20              
2009Red SoxP203.10  020              
2010Red SoxP208.00  032              
2011Red SoxP191.22  0-11              
2012Red SoxP205.10  010              
2013Red SoxP213.10  -1-2-3              
20142 TeamsP219.2-1  -1-1-3              
    2014Red SoxP143.0-1  -1-1-3              
    2014AthleticsP76.20  000              
2015CubsP205.0-5  -1-2-8              
2016CubsP202.2-2  031              
2017CubsP180.20  00-1              
2018CubsP175.20  -10-1              
Total- - -P2360.0-3  -4-2-14              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Red SoxP205.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)90.0%    (20)
2013Red SoxP213.10.0%      (5)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (2)93.8%    (16)
20142 TeamsP219.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)40.0%      (5)93.3%    (15)
    2014Red SoxP143.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)40.0%      (5)91.7%    (12)
    2014AthleticsP76.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2015CubsP205.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (3)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (15)
2016CubsP202.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)33.3%     (3)100.0%      (3)90.9%    (22)
2017CubsP180.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (1)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (19)
2018CubsP175.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (11)
Total- - -P2360.00.0%      (7)0.0%    (10)20.0%      (5)41.7%    (12)77.3%    (22)94.9%  (118)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2006Red Sox1.4-0.61.00.49.91.0$4.6 
2007Red Sox1.00.40.40.81.90.2$1.1$0
2008Red Sox6.50.12.32.439.84.1$25.5$0
2009Red Sox6.0-0.61.30.750.45.3$33.9 
2010Red Sox5.40.10.40.544.84.8$28.9 
2011Red Sox4.60.31.61.925.72.7$20.6 
2012Red Sox1.4-0.8-0.3-1.124.32.5$16.2 
2013Red Sox4.0-0.10.60.531.93.5$25.6 
20142 Teams5.80.00.30.247.85.6$42.4 
    2014Red Sox3.7-0.3-0.1-0.434.34.1$30.8 
    2014Athletics2.20.30.30.613.51.5$11.6 
2015Cubs3.8-0.1-1.1-1.244.25.0$40.0 
2016Cubs7.42.01.13.140.54.3$34.7 
2017Cubs1.4-0.4-0.9-1.326.42.7$21.3 
2018Cubs3.3-0.21.91.715.21.6$12.5 
Total- - -51.90.18.68.7402.843.2$307.2$1

  • $155m / 6 Years (2015 - 2020) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 12/9/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $15M, 2016: $20M, 2017: $20M, 2018: $22.5M, 2019: $22.5M, 2020: $15M
    • 2021 Team Option: $25M ($10M buyout)
    • Signing Bonus: $30M
    • No Trade: Full
    • Other Notes: $15,000,000 of bonus due on Opening Day
    • Agent / Agency: Sam & Seth Levinson, Josh Yates of ACES
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $30m / 5 Years (2009 - 2013) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/15/2009 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2009: $1M, 2010: $3.8M, 2011: $5.8M, 2012: $7.6M, 2013: $11.6M
    • 2014 Team Option: $13M ($0.2M buyout)
      • Option is voided if Lester is traded and has finished first or second in Cy Young
    • Incentives: $50,000 for All Star $50,000 for LCS MVP $100,000 for WS MVP $100,000 for Cy Young ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd place) $0.1M for MVP ($75,000 for 2nd place, $50,000 for 3rd place)
    • Agent / Agency: Josh Yates, ACES (previously Alan Nero)
    • Originally Reported By: Jeff Passan
    • Source: sports.yahoo.com
    • Submitted by olerudshelmet
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 16, Overall: 57
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Bellarmine Prep HS (Puyallup, WA)