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CLE
14
17
FINAL
WAS
GB
10
24
FINAL
KC
TEN
3
27
FINAL
ATL
MIA
30
28
FINAL
NYJ
NE
13
54
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CAR
NYG
3
25
FINAL
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BAL
41
17
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LV
22
33
FINAL
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LAR
19
28
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ARI
5
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3
38
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7
12
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Jon Lester or Adrian Sampson

Who Should I Start? - Week 31 • Start New
Jon Lester

Jon Lester

SPSt. Louis Cardinals STL
Adrian Sampson

Adrian Sampson

SPChicago Cubs CHC
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Lester over Sampson

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Jon Lester
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🔓 EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Sampson over Lester

 
 
 
 
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Latest News Adrian Sampson
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Performance Jon Lester
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Performance Adrian Sampson
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Jon Lester
OWN
19%
-6.4 compared to last week
START
16%
-8.72 compared to last week
OWN/START Adrian Sampson
OWN
 
0%
-25.93 compared to last week
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0%
-18.52 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Jon Lester
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Adrian Sampson
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Jon Lester

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: P SP . However, he plays P most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 32nd.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • In the past two weeks he has had an awful lot of time off and he's listed on the injury report. He may have some nagging injuries with his Undisclosed (Day-to-day). Stay clear of him if its going to stick around, otherwise now is the time to get a guy at a bargain price since he is hurt. Check out his player news.
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Top 75 in WHIP and is currently ranked 69th with 1.25
  • Top 50 in ERA and is currently ranked 37th with 3.16
  • Top 10 in walks and is currently ranked 8th with 17
  • Top 50 in wins and is currently ranked 36th with 3
  • Top 100 in innings pitched and is currently ranked 82nd with 47.0
  • Decline in numbers lately by 3.5 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +4, L: +3, WHIP: +0.161, ERA: -0.565, K's: +49, Walks: +38
Breakdown Adrian Sampson

    Overview

  • He is eligible to play multiple positions including: P SP . However, he plays P most often.
  • Experts don't even rank him among SP's. Based on his stats from the past 60 days, he is currently ranked 116th.
  • The current leader among SP's is Luis Garcia
  • Trending Pitching Stats

  • Decline in numbers lately by 3 PPG.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: W: +1, L: +2, WHIP: +1.06, ERA: +2.75, K's: +28, Walks: +8
Next Up Health Check
Injury Jon Lester

UNDISCLOSED - Day-to-day

Undisclosed
Injury Adrian Sampson

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Jon Lester
DateOpponentResult
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ERA W-L HLD SV SO WLK WHIP GP
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Matchups Adrian Sampson
DateOpponentResult
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Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Jon Lester
1.52
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Adrian Sampson
0.96
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Jon Lester
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2010 BOS 31 201.0 3240 215 79 0 19-9 3.18 1.2 9.6 625
2011 BOS 31 191.2 3190 182 75 0 15-9 3.47 1.26 8.6 521
2012 BOS 32 198.0 3336 165 67 0 9-14 5 1.39 7.5 413
2013 BOS 33 211.0 3558 177 67 0 15-8 3.8 1.3 7.6 532
2014 BOS 30 205.0 3274 207 43 0 14-11 2.59 1.12 9.1 581
2015 CHC 32 205.0 3185 207 47 0 11-12 3.34 1.12 9.1 538
2016 CHC 32 200.1 3161 197 52 0 19-5 2.47 1.03 8.9 608
2017 CHC 32 178.1 3131 180 60 0 13-8 4.39 1.33 9.1 446
2018 CHC 32 179.1 3121 149 64 0 18-6 3.36 1.33 7.5 443
2019 CHC 31 169.1 3043 165 52 0 13-10 4.57 1.52 8.8 361
2020 CHC 12 61.0 1008 42 17 0 3-3 5.16 1.33 6.2 103
2021 WAS 28 141.2 2380 91 55 0 7-6 4.7 1.51 5.8 219
3-YEAR AVG 25 136 2391 119 44 0 11-6 4.15 1.4 7.8 302
Career 356 2130.0 35627 1977 678 0 0-0 3.73 1.28 8.4
Career Adrian Sampson
YEAR TM APP INN PC K WLK SV W-L ERA WHIP K/9 PTS
2016 1 4.2 85 2 1 0 0-1 7.72 1.93 3.9 3
2018 TEX 5 23.0 339 15 4 0 0-3 4.3 1.22 5.9 39
2019 TEX 35 123.0 2056 101 36 0 6-8 6 1.56 7.4 200
2021 CHC 10 36.0 554 28 8 0 1-2 2.75 1.06 7 67
3-YEAR AVG 20 71 1198 58 20 0 3-6 5.88 1.53 7.3 119
Career 51 182.0 3034 146 49 0 0-0 5.34 1.47 7.2
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CAR @NYG
CHI @TB
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DAL vs BYE
DET @LAR
GB vs WAS
IND @SF
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KC @TEN
LAC vs BYE
LV vs PHI
MIN vs BYE
NE vs NYJ
NO @SEA
PIT vs BYE
Matchup Time Pitchers
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
BKN vs CHA 4:00 PM EST
BOS @HOU 7:00 PM EST
GS @SAC 9:00 PM EST
LAL vs MEM 9:30 PM EST
NY vs ORL 7:00 PM EST
OKC vs PHI 7:00 PM EST
Matchup Time
BOS vs SJ 1:00 PM EST
CHI vs DET 7:00 PM EST
MIN vs NSH 6:00 PM EST
NYI @VGK 10:00 PM EST