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Postby gbill2004 » Thu May 31, 2012 10:52 pm

Thoughts on Jon Lester the rest of the season? He has started out slow, as he typicaly does.
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby juliown1028 » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:51 am

Thought I bought him "low" a month ago. Still hasn't exactly paid dividends yet, but I'm not worrying too much. He's only had an ERA under 4.71 in April once out of the last 4 years, and same with May, only once under 4.91.

His last 3 June ERAs: 2.31, 2.62, 1.85. WHIPs: 1.00, 1.08, 0.85. If his ERA is above 4.00 for the month after 2 or 3 starts, then I'll start really worrying. He's the perfect buy low right now.
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby Skin Blues » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:43 pm

http://www.fangraphs.com/fantasy/index. ... on-lester/

The Z-con and SwStr charts are disconcerting. Those are two stats I tend to look at a lot. His SIERA over those 4 years, unsurprisingly, shows the same pattern. At least it seems that it's within his control to return to last season's success if he starts using his cutter more often. I might buy low but I certaintly wouldn't expect to see 2009 or 2010 numbers out of him from here on out. He's simply not throwing as hard, and not missing as many bats.
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby juliown1028 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:28 am

Sooo...what are all the Jon Lester owners out there doing with him? Do we stick a fork in him? Hope he figures something out, just like we are hoping for Lincecum?
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby daullaz » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:39 am

We have an article on him going up tomorrow morning that was submitted a few days ago. Really well-done by the author, who suggests selling low. I'd check it out if you own him in any leagues or are thinking about trading for him.
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby bayside » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:53 am

Lester sucks.
dont really need to say any more.


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Re: Jon Lester

Postby bigh0rt » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:11 am

daullaz wrote:We have an article on him going up tomorrow morning that was submitted a few days ago. Really well-done by the author, who suggests selling low. I'd check it out if you own him in any leagues or are thinking about trading for him.

If you're the author I'm calling bull$&@! :-D
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby juliown1028 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:44 am

bigh0rt wrote:
daullaz wrote:We have an article on him going up tomorrow morning that was submitted a few days ago. Really well-done by the author, who suggests selling low. I'd check it out if you own him in any leagues or are thinking about trading for him.

If you're the author I'm calling bull$&@! :-D


Even worse, he's the author, hopes some guy in his league reads it, and hopes he sells Lester "low" ;-7
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Re: Jon Lester

Postby daullaz » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:33 am

juliown1028 wrote:
bigh0rt wrote:
daullaz wrote:We have an article on him going up tomorrow morning that was submitted a few days ago. Really well-done by the author, who suggests selling low. I'd check it out if you own him in any leagues or are thinking about trading for him.

If you're the author I'm calling bull$&@! :-D


Even worse, he's the author, hopes some guy in his league reads it, and hopes he sells Lester "low" ;-7


It's up, and no, I'm not the author. I don't own Lester anywhere, so I really hadn't paid much attention to him.
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