John Lackey is pitching like an ace of a staff and his statistics back it up. After his 8-inning performance and a win over San Diego this week, Lackey lowered his ERA to 2.81. That is a career best. So too is Lackey's WHIP at 1.17.

Check out the stats on Lackey this year so far, compared to past years....

 

 

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2002 Ana 9 4 0 - 0 18 18 1 108.1 113 52 44 10 33 0 69 1.35 3.66
2003 Ana 10 16 0 - 0 33 33 2 204.0 223 117 105 31 66 4 151 1.42 4.63
2004 Ana 14 13 0 - 0 33 32 1 198.1 215 108 103 22 60 4 144 1.39 4.67
2005 LAA 14 5 0 - 0 33 33 1 209.0 208 85 80 13 71 3 199 1.33 3.44
2006 LAA 13 11 0 - 0 33 33 3 217.2 203 98 86 14 72 4 190 1.26 3.56
2007 LAA 19 9 0 - 0 33 33 2 224.0 219 87 75 18 52 2 179 1.21 3.01
2008 LAA 12 5 0 - 0 24 24 3 163.1 161 71 68 26 40 1 130 1.23 3.75
2009 LAA 11 8 0 - 0 27 27 1 176.1 177 84 75 17 47 1 139 1.27 3.83
2010 Bos 14 11 0 - 0 33 33 0 215.0 233 114 105 18 72 2 156 1.42 4.40
2011 Bos 12 12 0 - 0 28 28 0 160.0 203 119 114 20 56 1 108 1.62 6.41
2013 Bos 6 5 0 - 0 14 14 0 86.1 83 33 27 11 18 0 79 1.17 2.81
Career 134 99 0 - 0 309 308 14 1962.1 2038 968 882 200 587 22 1544 1.34 4.05