JON LESTER
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Ht/Wt 6’4’’, 249 lbs
Bats/Throws L / L
Experience 16 years
Debut Jun 10, 2006
Born Jan 7, 1984 (38 yrs) Tacoma, Washington
Hometown Puyallup, Washington
Drafted Drafted by Boston in 2002 (2/57).
Transactions & Injuries
Date Description
2022-01-12 Announced his retirement.
2021-11-03 Filed for free agency.
2021-10-06 Not on the St. Louis Cardinals Wild Card playoff game roster.
2021-08-01 Added to the St. Louis Cardinals 26-man roster.
2021-07-30 Acquired from the Washington Nationals The St. Louis Cardinals acquired pitcher Jon Lester from the Washington Nationals for outfielder Lane Thomas.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Hutch Award Best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire 2008
Tony Conigliaro Award Best overcomes adversity through the attributes of spirit 2007
NL National League Championship - Most Valuable Player National League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2016 (shared with Javier Baez)
MLB Named to the All-Star Game Named to the All-Star Game 2011 (replacement - injured), 2010
Eastern League (AA) Most Valuable Pitcher Most Valuable Pitcher 2005