2019 Fantasy Rankings
5X5 -$2 · SP # 113 (Tier 8)
NFBC ADP (15-team): 14.12, 207th
Cubs
Depth

Jon Lester

SP, Chicago Cubs

Bats L Throws L
Height 6'4" Weight 240 DOB 1984-01-07 Age 35
Hometown Tacoma, WA

Season Projections
2019 Season, Updated Mar 28
Source 5X5 G GS IP W L QS CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
ATC -$4 30 30 176.0 12 9 15 0 0 0 0 0 153 62 176 24 0 0 82 4.19 1.35
Steamer -$2 32 32 192.0 12 11 16 0 0 0 0 0 172 66 192 27 0 0 93 4.36 1.34
THE BAT -$4 32 32 189.0 10 12 15 0 0 0 0 0 159 72 188 27 0 0 94 4.48 1.38
Zeile -$0 31 31 180.0 12 10 15 0 0 0 0 0 158 62 176 0 0 0 81 4.05 1.32
ZiPS $3 29 29 165.3 12 9 14 0 0 0 0 0 142 53 161 22 0 0 73 3.96 1.29
Draft Buddy -$2 30 30 178.0 11 10 15 0 0 0 0 0 159 61 178 25 0 0 86 4.35 1.34

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. ZiPS projections by Dan Szymborski. Draft Buddy projections are based on Steamer projections and include our own playing time adjustments.

Position Rankings
Rank Name 5X5 ADP1 Comment
Tier 8
111 Domingo German, NYY -$2 20.15
112 Alex Wood, CIN -$2 21.10
113 Jon Lester, CHC -$2 14.12
114 Blaine Hardy, DET -$2
115 Ryan Helsley, STL -$2
Fantasy News from the Past 120 Days
  • Jon Lester finishes season with no-decision
    Sep 26 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Pirates Jon Lester
  • Jon Lester solid in no-decision Wednesday
    Sep 19 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Reds Jon Lester
  • Jon Lester allows eight runs Sunday
    Sep 8 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Brewers Jon Lester
  • Jon Lester goes six strong in win Tuesday
    Sep 4 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Mariners Jon Lester
  • Maddon: Contreras returning from IL Tuesday - Willson Contreras | CHC
    Sep 3 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
  • Jon Lester picks up 11th win Thursday
    Aug 30 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Mets Jon Lester
  • Jon Lester gets batted around by Nationals on Friday
    Aug 23 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Nationals Jon Lester
  • Jon Lester tosses six scoreless innings in win Saturday
    Aug 18 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Cubs Pirates Jon Lester
  • Season Team 5X5 G GS IP W L QS CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    2010 BOS - 32 32 208.0 19 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 225 83 167 14 10 81 75 3.25 1.20
    2011 BOS - 31 31 191.2 15 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 182 75 166 20 11 77 74 3.47 1.26
    2012 BOS - 33 33 205.1 9 14 0 3 0 0 0 0 166 68 216 25 4 117 110 4.82 1.38
    2013 BOS -$3 33 33 213.1 15 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 177 67 209 19 7 94 89 3.75 1.29
    2014 BOS $17 21 21 143.0 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 149 32 128 9 4 52 40 2.52 1.12
    2014 OAK $17 11 11 76.2 6 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 71 16 66 7 1 24 20 2.35 1.07
    2015 CHC $8 32 32 205.0 11 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 207 47 183 16 7 83 76 3.34 1.12
    2016 CHC $28 32 32 202.2 19 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 197 52 154 21 6 57 55 2.44 1.02
    2017 CHC -$7 32 32 180.2 13 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 180 60 179 26 4 101 87 4.33 1.32
    2018 CHC $2 32 32 181.2 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 149 64 174 24 6 75 67 3.32 1.31
    2019 CHC - 31 31 171.2 13 10 14 0 0 0 0 0 165 52 205 26 5 101 86 4.51 1.50
    2019 ATC -$4 30 30 176.0 12 9 15 0 0 0 0 0 153 62 176 24 0 0 82 4.19 1.35
    2019 Steamer -$2 32 32 192.0 12 11 16 0 0 0 0 0 172 66 192 27 0 0 93 4.36 1.34
    2019 THE BAT -$4 32 32 189.0 10 12 15 0 0 0 0 0 159 72 188 27 0 0 94 4.48 1.38
    2019 Zeile -$0 31 31 180.0 12 10 15 0 0 0 0 0 158 62 176 0 0 0 81 4.05 1.32
    2019 ZiPS $3 29 29 165.3 12 9 14 0 0 0 0 0 142 53 161 22 0 0 73 3.96 1.29
    2019 Draft Buddy -$2 30 30 178.0 11 10 15 0 0 0 0 0 159 61 178 25 0 0 86 4.35 1.34

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. ZiPS projections by Dan Szymborski. Draft Buddy projections are based on Steamer projections and include our own playing time adjustments.

    2019
    NFBC 15-Team 5X5 Scoring Review · Switch
    Date Opp Result GS IP W L CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    Mar 28 at TEX W 12-4 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 1 0 2 2 3.00 1.00
    Apr 3 at ATL L 4-6 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 6 2 0 2 2 3.00 1.50
    Apr 8 vs PIT W 10-0 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.00
    Apr 25 vs LAD L 1-2 1 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 1 1 1.80 0.80
    May 1 at SEA W 11-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.29
    May 7 vs MIA W 5-2 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 8 0 0 2 0 0.00 1.33
    May 12 vs MIL W 4-1 1 6.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 9 0 0 1 0 0.00 1.50
    May 18 at WAS L 2-5 1 4.1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 10 1 0 5 5 10.38 2.54
    May 23 vs PHI L 7-9 1 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 7 2 0 7 4 9.00 2.00
    May 28 at HOU L 6-9 1 5.2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 8 1 1 7 7 11.12 1.94
    Jun 3 vs LAA W 8-1 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 4 0 2 1 1 1.29 0.71
    Jun 8 vs STL W 9-4 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 5 2 0 4 4 6.00 1.17
    Jun 13 at LAD L 3-7 1 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 9 3 0 6 6 10.80 2.00
    Jun 19 vs CWS W 7-3 1 5.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 7 2 1 3 3 4.76 1.41
    Jun 24 vs ATL W 8-3 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 5 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.83
    Jun 30 at CIN L 6-8 1 5.2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 5 1 0 4 3 4.76 1.24
    Jul 6 at CWS W 6-3 1 6.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 6 0 0 3 1 1.42 1.42
    Jul 13 vs PIT W 10-4 1 6.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 8 2 0 3 3 4.05 1.20
    Jul 19 vs SD W 6-5 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 12 1 0 4 4 6.00 2.00
    Jul 27 at MIL L 3-5 1 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
    Aug 1 at STL L 0-8 1 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 9 0 0 5 5 9.00 1.80
    Aug 6 vs OAK L 4-11 1 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 10 2 0 11 10 22.50 3.25
    Aug 11 at CIN W 6-3 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 5 1 0 3 3 5.40 1.60
    Aug 17 at PIT W 2-0 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.50
    Aug 23 vs WAS L 3-9 1 4.1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 9 1 0 6 6 12.46 2.31
    Aug 29 at NYM W 4-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 5 1 0 1 1 1.50 1.33
    Sep 3 vs SEA W 6-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 4 6 0 1 0 0 0.00 1.67
    Sep 8 at MIL L 5-8 1 5.1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 7 2 0 8 8 13.50 1.88
    Sep 13 vs PIT W 17-8 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 11 0 0 7 4 7.20 2.60
    Sep 18 vs CIN L 2-3 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 6 1 0 1 1 1.80 1.60
    Sep 25 at PIT L 2-4 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 8 0 0 2 2 3.00 1.33
    2018
    Date Opp Result GS IP W L CG SHO SV BLSV HLD K BB H HR HBP R ER ERA WHIP
    Mar 29 at MIA W 8-4 1 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7 0 0 4 3 8.10 3.00
    Apr 5 at MIL W 8-0 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 3 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.67
    Apr 11 vs PIT W 13-5 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 1 0 4 4 7.20 2.00
    Apr 19 vs STL W 8-5 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 2 0 1 1 0 0.00 0.50
    Apr 25 at CLE L 1-4 1 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 4 3 0 3 3 3.86 0.86
    Apr 30 vs COL W 3-2 1 5.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 5 0 1 2 0 0.00 1.41
    May 6 at STL L 3-4 1 5.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 6 1 0 2 2 3.38 1.88
    May 12 vs CWS W 8-4 1 5.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 4 0 0 1 1 1.59 1.24
    May 18 at CIN W 8-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 2 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.50
    May 23 vs CLE L 0-1 1 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 6 0 0 1 1 1.29 1.00
    May 29 at PIT W 8-6 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 8 2 1 4 4 6.00 1.33
    Jun 3 at NYM W 2-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 2 0 1 0 0 0.00 0.71
    Jun 9 vs PIT W 2-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.43
    Jun 15 at STL W 13-5 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 5 2 0 2 2 3.00 1.00
    Jun 20 vs LAD W 4-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.14
    Jun 26 at LAD W 9-4 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 0 2 2 3.60 1.00
    Jul 1 vs MIN W 11-10 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 9 1 0 4 2 3.60 2.40
    Jul 8 vs CIN W 6-5 1 6.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 6 1 0 4 4 5.68 1.42
    Jul 15 at SD W 7-4 1 5.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3 6 1 1 3 3 5.06 1.69
    Jul 20 vs STL L 5-18 1 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 7 2 0 8 8 24.00 4.00
    Jul 25 vs ARI W 2-1 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 4 1 0 1 1 1.50 0.67
    Jul 31 at PIT L 4-5 1 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 7 1 0 4 4 7.20 2.00
    Aug 5 vs SD L 6-10 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 2 0 5 5 9.00 2.00
    Aug 11 vs WAS L 4-9 1 3.2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 10 3 0 9 8 19.64 3.00
    Aug 16 at PIT W 1-0 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.83
    Aug 22 at DET W 8-2 1 5.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 7 0 0 1 1 1.59 1.41
    Aug 27 vs NYM W 7-4 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 1 0 3 3 4.50 1.33
    Sep 2 at PHI W 8-1 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 8 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.33
    Sep 10 vs MIL L 2-3 1 5.2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 8 0 0 3 3 4.76 1.76
    Sep 15 vs CIN W 1-0 1 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.57
    Sep 22 at CWS W 8-3 1 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 8 1 0 3 2 3.60 1.60
    Sep 27 vs PIT W 3-0 1 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.17
    Oct 2 vs COL L 1-2 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 4 0 0 1 1 1.50 0.83