Top 25 fantasy baseball starting pitchers for 2017 - March 14, 2017: 8. Jon Lester, Chicago Cubs: The ace of the reigning World Series champs was as dominant as ever last season. Lester, 33, had career-bests in ERA (2.44) and WHIP (1.016) and matched a career-high 19 wins while leading the NL with a .792 win percentage. The lefthander pitched more than 200 innings for the eighth time in nine seasons and was just three strikeouts short of 200. He also had 26 quality starts.