Jon Lester

Jon Lester

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/240 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Tacoma, Washington
College: None
Draft: 2002 2nd round by the
  • Belleville News-Democrat

    Cardinals walk a fine line of staying sharp vs. resting players ahead of postseason

    “You don’t want to lose the edge of winning. There is a balance there. “ Redbirds manager Oliver Marmol said.

  • Associated Press

    Brewers boost playoff hopes with 5-1 victory over Cardinals

    Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 over six scoreless innings and Devin Williams delivered four big outs late to boost the Milwaukee Brewers’ playoff hopes with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. The victory, Milwaukee’s first since last Saturday at Cincinnati, combined with the Phillies’ loss to the Cubs in Chicago moved the Brewers within a half-game of Philadelphia for the third and final NL wild-card spot with seven to play. “It's big,” Woodruff said.


    Andrew Knizner's solo homer (4)

    Andrew Knizner drills a solo home run to center field to cut the Cardinals' deficit to 2-1 in the top of the 7th inning