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Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs

All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Cubs 6-3. Friday: 1:20 p.m., ABC-7. RH Carlos Martinez (6-8, 3.36) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (9-7, 4.17). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN/FS1. RH Adam Wainwright (11-5, 5.08) vs. LH Jon Lester (6-6, 4.07). Sunday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Michael Wacha (7-3, 3.71) vs. LH Jose...
CBS Chicago Jul 19, 2017
Jose Quintana Won’t Pitch Against White Sox After Cubs Reconfigure Rotation

Jose Quintana Won’t Pitch Against White Sox After Cubs Reconfigure Rotation

Quintana was previously in line to face the White Sox, but the Cubs have moved left-hander Jon Lester up a day in the rotation.
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2017

Jose Quintana won't face White Sox as Cubs adjust rotation

The Cubs have lined up part of their rotation through July 30 with Jose Quintana tentatively not scheduled to face his former White Sox teammates. Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester and Quintana, acquired in a trade Thursday from the Sox, will face the Cardinals this weekend at Wrigley Field. The Cubs want...
Cubbies Crib Jul 18, 2017

Chicago Cubs News: Lester sharp in win, Davis struggles

The Chicago Cubs got a stellar bounce-back start from Jon Lester to beat the Braves, but the normally reliable Wade Davis made things a little interesting in the ninth. The Chicago Cubs went to Atlanta to play an equally hot team in the Braves. After falling early, Jon Lester put his best foot forward and […] Chicago Cubs News: Lester sharp in win, Davis struggles - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubs Insider Jul 18, 2017

The Rundown: Hendricks Perfect, Cubs Asked About Several Pitchers, Cease Starts

As if seeing Jose Quintana and Jon Lester turn in dominating performances over the last couple games wasn’t good enough, Kyle Hendricks pitched five perfect innings for AA Tennessee Monday night. Assuming all things remain equal, that should have him ready to rejoin the rotation this weekend. Some of you may question the validity of … The post The Rundown: Hendricks Perfect, Cubs Asked About Several Pitchers, Cease Starts appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2017

It’s like Jon Lester and Jose Quintana created a baseball version of H-O-R-S-E

For those of you scoring at home, one day after newly acquired Jose Quintana struck out 12 and walked none while allowing just three hits in seven scoreless innings in Baltimore, Jon Lester held the Braves to one run in seven innings while also allowing just three hits to go along with six strikeouts...
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2017

Cubs manager Joe Maddon on Jon Lester

Cubs' Joe Maddon talks about pitcher Jon Lester, add-on runs, and the ninth inning against the Braves. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
MLB Jul 18, 2017

Lester does it all to keep Cubs rolling

If the Cubs are to make a deep run at the National League Central crown, they are going to need Jon Lester to return to his dominant ways.
CBS Local Jul 18, 2017
Jon Lester Dominant As Cubs Hold Off Braves, 4-3

Jon Lester Dominant As Cubs Hold Off Braves, 4-3

Teheran (7-7) allowed two runs and five hits and four walks in six innings, leaving him 1-7 in 10 home starts. He is 6-0 on the road.
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2017

Jon Lester, Cubs treasure 4th consecutive win

Jon Lester didn’t want to elaborate on his double and his steal of second base, but he took great satisfaction that his teammates were able to donate money to charity in retrieving the base that he stole in the Chicago Cubs’ 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves. “I’m carrying that son of a gun home...
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 18, 2017
Start of something? Jon Lester gives Cubs rotation another lift in win

Start of something? Jon Lester gives Cubs rotation another lift in win

Lester's strong seven innings in Monday's 4-3 win over the Braves made Cubs starters 3-0 with an ERA of 0.87 in 20 2/3 innings the last three games.
Cubs Insider Jul 18, 2017

CI Recap (7/17/17) – Cubs 4, Braves 3: The Jon Lester Game That Almost Wasn’t

The Braves tried hard to spoil my headline but it wasn’t to be. Wade Davis made it interesting in the bottom of the 9th inning, allowing the Braves to close within one run with the bases loaded. A pop up by Johan Camargo ended the threat and sealed the Cubs fourth straight win (box score). … The post CI Recap (7/17/17) – Cubs 4, Braves 3: The Jon Lester Game That Almost Wasn’t appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Chicago Tribune Jul 18, 2017

Jon Lester on the Cubs' pitching prowess

Cubs starter Jon Lester discusses his team's pitching improvement. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
CBS Chicago Jul 18, 2017
Jon Lester Dominant As Cubs Hold Off Braves, 4-3

Jon Lester Dominant As Cubs Hold Off Braves, 4-3

Lester fired seven innings of one-run ball, striking out six and allowing three hits.
Cubbies Crib Jul 18, 2017

Chicago Cubs, Lester quiet the hot-hitting Braves in series opener

The Chicago Cubs got a solid effort from Jon Lester, and the offense did their part as the Cubs held on to beat the Atlanta Braves with a 4-3 win at SunTrust Park. It seemed like a different world in which the Chicago Cubs‘ Jon Lester allowed 10 first inning runs in his last outing. […] Chicago Cubs, Lester quiet the hot-hitting Braves in series opener - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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