Jon Lester 31 | Pitcher

Oakland Athletics

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Mon. Sep 29, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Lester will start for the Athletics in Tuesday's wild-card game against the Royals, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Impact: Lester was one of the A's big trade acquisitions this season, and he will be on the mound for the biggest game of the season to this point. He posted a 2.35 ERA and 1.07 WHIP with 71 strikeouts over 76.2 innings with Oakland after being traded there by the Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 25, 2014
News: Lester's three-start winning streak came to an end in a 5-4 loss to the Angels on Wednesday as he allowed five runs - three earned - and eight hits over seven innings. Impact: Lester is 6-4 with a 2.35 ERA in 11 outings for Oakland.(STATS, 5:47pm)
Sat. Sep 20, 2014
News: Lester had another strong outing in a 3-1 win over Philadelphia on Friday night. Impact: Lester (16-10, 2.41 ERA) allowed one run and five hits in seven innings. He walked two and struck out seven en route to his third consecutive win. Lester has pitched at least six innings in each of his past 18 games, including all 10 with the A's. He hasn't allowed more than three earned runs during that span. (STATS, 2:35pm)
Fri. Sep 19, 2014
News: Lester picked up his 16th win of the season on Friday against the Phillies as he only gave up one run on five hits over seven innings pitched, while striking out seven. Impact: The 114-pitch effort lowered Lester's ERA to 2.41 on the season while he tries to help keep the Athletics playoff hopes alive. Aside from Ryan Howard's 410-foot home run, Lester didn't allow a baserunner to reach third base. Lester runs his record to 16-10 on the year with the win.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Sep 15, 2014
News: Lester threw six scoreless innings Sunday to beat the Mariners. He allowed four hits and four walks, striking out seven. Impact: Lester had to battle through a number of difficult innings. His control wasn't perfect, and the Mariners were running successfully against he and catcher Derek Norris.(RotoWire, )
Jon Lester
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 4"  Wt: 240  Age: 30
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 1/7/1984, Tacoma, Washington
College: None
Debut: 2006
Salary: $13,000,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury