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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Lester Wayne Lancaster
Stat Years
1985-2001  [mlb] 1987-1993
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (517) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1962-04-21 in Dallas, Texas   [58.151]
High School
Nimitz (Irving,TX)
Colleges
University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, Arkansas), Dallas Baptist University (Dallas, Texas)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 1985 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Bill Capps
MLB Debut
1987-04-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.351)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [7] SLN [1] TOR [1] CLE [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14064 ... retro id: lancl001 ... mlbam id: 117444
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Wytheville CubsAppRkchn-231---743.622010718103102.0984941624814001.208.650.532.127.154.323.38.636
    1985Minor Totals: CHNbyYearRk----231---743.622010718103102.0984941624814001.208.650.532.127.154.323.38.636
    1986Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-242---832.7813133000097.0883730430521021.228.160.372.784.823.431.73.727
    1986Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-242---564.1914142000088.01054641434492051.5810.740.413.485.014.701.44.455
    1986Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+/AA----242---1393.45272750000185.019383718641013071.399.390.393.114.914.041.58.591
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-253---533.221560069467.0592424917620011.137.931.212.288.333.223.65.625
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50253Log - Sp - Ext - Perf834.90271800490132.113876721451787811.439.390.953.475.305.171.53.727
    1987Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----251---533.221560069467.0592424917620011.137.931.212.288.333.223.65.625
    1987MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf834.91271800490132.313876721451787811.439.400.953.475.315.181.53.727
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50264Log - Sp - Ext - Perf463.78443101541585.2894236434363311.449.350.423.573.784.411.06.400
    1988MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf463.80443101541585.7894236434363311.449.400.423.593.804.441.06.400
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-275---572.6617143203091.1763827643562031.307.490.594.245.523.741.30.417
    1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50275Log - Sp - Ext - Perf421.36420001542872.2601211215562101.037.430.251.866.941.493.73.667
    1989Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----271---572.6717143203091.3763827643562031.317.510.594.255.533.751.30.417
    1989MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf421.37420001542872.7601211215562101.047.480.251.876.981.503.73.667
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-286---014.08600026117.22010805151001.4210.190.002.557.645.093.00.000
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50286Log - Sp - Ext - Perf954.625561126496109.012157561140657011.489.990.913.305.374.711.63.643
    1990Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----281---014.19600026117.72010805151001.4510.470.002.627.855.233.00.000
    1990MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf954.625561126496109.012157561140657011.489.990.913.305.374.711.63.643
    1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50297Log - Sp - Ext - Perf973.5264111021533156.0150686113491022241.288.650.752.835.883.922.08.563
    1991MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf973.5264111021533156.0150686113491022241.288.650.752.835.883.922.08.563
    1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet48308Log - Sp - Ext - Perf346.33411001740086.210166611151352031.7510.491.145.303.636.850.69.429
    1992MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf346.37411001740086.710166611151352031.7610.551.155.323.656.890.69.429
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln50319Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.93500001250061.1562420521365011.268.220.733.085.283.521.71.800
    1993MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.95500001250061.3562420521365011.268.250.743.095.303.541.71.800
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-3210---1433.61641001963389.2954436625693041.349.540.602.516.934.422.76.824
    1994Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----321---1433.63641001963389.7954436625693041.359.590.612.526.964.442.76.824
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-3311---454.31453101042087.2904542619684021.249.240.621.956.984.623.58.444
    1995Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----331---454.33453101042087.7904542619684021.259.290.621.967.024.643.58.444
    1996Pine Bluff LocomotivesBSLIndy------3412---1223.031515101000118.212656401713922371.179.561.290.996.984.257.08.857
    1996Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----341---1223.051515101000118.712656401713922371.189.591.290.997.014.267.08.857
    1997Tupelo BSLIndy------3513---822.9012108122080.2733026519722031.148.140.562.128.033.353.79.800
    1997Grays Harbor GullsWestIndy------3513---113.46441000026.028101023151011.199.690.691.045.193.465.00.500
    1997Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----352---933.05161491220106.71014036722873041.168.560.591.867.373.393.95.750
    1998Adirondack LumberjacksNeastIndy------3614---043.94551000032.041211435192021.4411.530.841.415.345.913.80.000
    1998Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----361---043.94551000032.041211435192021.4411.530.841.415.345.913.80.000
    1999Adirondack LumberjacksNorthernIndy------3715---332.2011111000069.2753017214412001.289.690.261.815.303.882.93.500
    1999Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----371---332.2111111000069.7753017214412001.299.750.261.825.333.902.93.500
    2000Adirondack LumberjacksNorthernIndy------3816---122.45441000022.0217608191001.328.590.003.277.772.862.38.333
    2000Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----381---122.45441000022.0217608191001.328.590.003.277.772.862.38.333
    2001Lincoln SaltdogsNorthernIndy------3917---512.89983001056.0582218411430001.239.320.641.776.913.543.91.833
    2001Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----391---512.89983001056.0582218411430001.239.320.641.776.913.543.91.833
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)41284.06323393111028422703.7715345317602614082814111.399.150.773.345.224.421.56.594
    National League Totals (6 yrs)38243.7328238319324422617.061427925649210373261481.348.960.713.065.444.071.78.613
    American League Totals (1 yrs)346.37411001740086.710166611151352031.7610.551.155.323.656.890.69.429
    Minor League Totals48323.50194611634513311640.363129324941197452170171.298.870.582.776.364.122.29.600
    Minor: Indy Totals30152.916057252230405.04221761313373301103131.229.380.731.626.693.914.12.667
    Minor: Rk Totals743.622010718103102.0984941624814001.208.650.532.127.154.323.38.636
    Minor: A+ Totals832.7813133000097.0883730430521021.228.160.372.784.823.431.73.727
    Minor: AA Totals564.1914142000088.01054641434492051.5810.740.413.485.014.701.44.455
    Minor: AAA Totals28193.491472442371238353.334016113727109270100101.278.670.692.786.884.102.48.596
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)34233.8323238318119422555.755825523644189337211471.359.050.713.065.464.131.78.596
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)412.95500001250061.3562420521365011.268.250.743.095.303.541.71.800
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)346.37411001740086.710166611151352031.7610.551.155.323.656.890.69.429
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1985Wytheville CubsAppRkchn-23p---12024542013003302000.167.259.375.6342993.333.208.15010.3410.341.0024.03.4575.0
    1986Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-24p---21411120011000401000.182.182.455.6371251.273.273.1670.0033.330.0011.08.3350.0
    1986Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-24p---21412031001000501000.250.250.333.5831341.083.083.4290.0038.460.000.00.0033.3
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-25p---3155010000000200000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.3330.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5025pL-S-E-P327492410020011901000.082.100.102.2025151.041.020.1331.9637.2519.000.00.0025.0
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5026pL-S-E-P444201100000001203000.050.050.050.1002310.000.000.1250.0052.170.000.00.000.0
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-27p---51712000000000500000.000.000.000.0001200.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.00.000.0
    1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5027pL-S-E-P54211021001000700000.182.182.273.4551131.091.091.5000.0063.640.000.00.0050.0
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-28p---661000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5028pL-S-E-P655201100000031101000.050.174.050.2242410.150.000.11112.5045.833.670.00.000.0
    1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn5029pL-S-E-P764282520020001306000.179.179.250.4293472.071.071.3330.0038.240.000.00.0040.0
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5031pL-S-E-P8504000000001200000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-32p---9651000000000000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1996Pine Bluff LocomotivesBSLIndy------34p---102014240013000401000.286.286.500.7861571.214.214.3330.0026.670.0014.06.6725.0
    1997Tupelo BSLIndy------35p---11146110013000101100.167.143.667.810841.500.500.0000.0012.500.006.012.50100.0
    1998Adirondack LumberjacksNeastIndy------36p---12511122002000001002.182.182.364.5461242.182.182.1820.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)282132613400500564011000.098.131.129.260148174.068.031.1913.3843.2412.800.00.0030.8
    National League Totals (6 yrs)282132613400500564011000.098.131.129.260148174.068.031.1913.3843.2412.800.00.0030.8
    Minor League Totals1516661030250032005001.152.188.288.47674195.182.136.1824.0527.036.6733.02.7050.0
    Minor: Indy Totals3931472028000503102.226.219.484.70335154.258.258.2000.0014.290.0015.55.7157.1
    Minor: Rk Totals2024542013003302000.167.259.375.6342993.333.208.15010.3410.341.0024.03.4575.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1411120011000401000.182.182.455.6371251.273.273.1670.0033.330.0011.08.3350.0
    Minor: AA Totals1412031001000501000.250.250.333.5831341.083.083.4290.0038.460.000.00.0033.3
    Minor: AAA Totals10319010000000801001.053.053.053.1062010.000.000.0910.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)232128613400500462011000.102.129.133.262143174.063.031.1972.8043.3615.500.00.0030.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)504000000001200000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0040.002.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1985Wytheville CubsAppRk23P2000.06200126261.0001.300.0028.6100.02
    1986Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+24P1300.09120221211.0001.600.009.492.910
    1986Pittsfield CubsEastAA24P1400.0611111817.9441.200.0010.0100.011
    1987Iowa CubsAmerAAA25P1500.01100111111.0000.700.0010.9100.012
    1987Chicago CubsNLMLB25P270132.112140026261.0001.000.2016.8100.09
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLB26P44085.26170023231.0000.500.2727.2100.03
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAA27P1700.0817122625.9621.500.0011.8100.09
    1989Chicago CubsNLMLB27P42072.2850113131.0000.300.1825.9100.05
    1990Iowa CubsAmerAAA28P600.01201331.0000.500.004.1100.018
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLB28OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.811
    1990Chicago CubsNLMLB28P550109.09190128281.0000.500.2634.0100.03
    1991Chicago CubsNLMLB29P640156.013140127271.0000.400.1740.0100.03
    1992Detroit TigersALMLB30P41086.239141312.9230.300.1425.3100.05
    1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31P50061.13600991.0000.200.1530.9100.05
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAA32P6400.048101312.9230.200.0045.198.52
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA33P4500.0710101817.9440.400.0031.3100.01
    MLB Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)3230702548417139138.9930.400.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)147002147347168.9580.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1400611111817.9441.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)13009120221211.0001.600.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)20006200126261.0001.300.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1985Minor20----------
    1986Minor27----------
    1987MLB27----------
    1987Minor15----------
    1988MLB44----------
    1989MLB42----------
    1989Minor17----------
    1990MLB55--------1-
    1990Minor6----------
    1991MLB64----------
    1992MLB41----------
    1993MLB50----------
    1994Minor64----------
    1995Minor45----------
    Totals517--------1-