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Sons of Steve Garvey Aug 29, 2015

Game 128 Thread: August 29 vs. Cubs, 6p

Cubs Team Photo Mat Latos (4-9, 4.81) vs. Jon Lester (8-9, 3.44) The rare dualing starting pitchers both of whom shirk traditional spellings of their first name matchup. Dodgers ride a four-game (4!) win streak coming into tonight's high-stakes clash with the Cubs. It will be an uphill battle given Latos' form of late, having been relegated to the bullpen (more of a place to sit and think about what he did than as someone who was actually called upon to come into the game in relief). But optimism prevails today fresh off the news that our beloved Vin Scully will return for his 67th season...
News-Herald Aug 24, 2015

Cleveland Indians: Corey Kluber gem foiled yet again in walkoff defeat

CHICAGO - The Indians' Corey Kluber came up with another strong start. But so did Chicago starter Jon Lester in a game that eventually was decided by the Indians' and Cubs' bullpens.Kris Bryant homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the surging Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Indians on Monday in a makeup of a rain out from June 15.
Mets 360 Aug 24, 2015

Game Chatter: Jacob deGrom vs Adam Morgan (8/24/15)

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The Cub Reporter Aug 24, 2015

Indians @ Cubs: Kluber vs. Lester (Game 123 Thread)

CLE (58-65): RHP Corey Kluber (8-13, 3.52) CHC (71-51): LHP Jon Lester (8-9, 3.58) First pitch: 1:05pmCT Lester is looking to bounce back from the shellacking he took from the Tigers on Wednesday (2.2 IP, 7 ER). It was his shortest and ugliest outing of the season. Over the last three years, he is 3-0 with a 2.60 ERA in his 4 games against the Indians. They are 20-82 (.244) against him. Brantley is 5-15. Kluber has not been able to repeat his Cy Young success (18-9, 2.44) from last year. The Indians are fortunate not to have guaranteed more than $38.5m in the 5-year contract extension they...
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 23, 2015

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

MONDAY: Indians at CubsTime: 2:05 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Corey Kluber (8-13, 3.52) vs. Jon Lester (8-9, 3.58)TUESDAY: Brewers at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Wily Peralta (4-7, 4.48) vs. Josh Tomlin (1-1, 2-02)WEDNESDAY: Brewers at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Jimmy Nelson (10-9, 3.60) vs. Carlos Carrasco (12-9, 3.53) THURSDAY: OffFRIDAY: Angels at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSATURDAY: Angels at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSUNDAY: Angels at IndiansTime: 1:10 p.m.TV: STO
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 22, 2015

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

SUNDAY: Indians at YankeesTime: 1:05 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Trevor Bauer (9-10, 4.62) vs. CC Sabathia (4-9, 5.24)MONDAY: Indians at CubsTime: 2:05 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Corey Kluber (8-13, 3.52) vs. Jon Lester (8-9, 3.58)TUESDAY: Brewers at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOWEDNESDAY: Brewers at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOTHURSDAY: OffFRIDAY: Angels at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSATURDAY: Angels at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOSUNDAY: Angels at IndiansTime: 1:10 p.m.TV: STOMONDAY: Indians at Blue JaysTime: 7:07 p.m.TV: STOTUESDAY: Indians at Blue JaysTime: 7:07 p.m.TV: STOWEDNESDAY: Indians at...
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 21, 2015

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

SATURDAY: Indians at YankeesTime: 1:05 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Danny Salazar (11-6, 3.16) vs. Luis Severino (0-2, 2.18)SUNDAY: Indians at YankeesTime: 1:05 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Trevor Bauer (9-10, 4.62) vs. CC Sabathia (4-9, 5.24)MONDAY: Indians at CubsTime: 2:05 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Corey Kluber (8-13, 3.52) vs. Jon Lester (8-9, 3.58)TUESDAY: Brewers at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOWEDNESDAY: Brewers at IndiansTime: 7:10 p.m.TV: STOTHURSDAY: Off
Northwest Herald Aug 20, 2015

Norris, Castellanos homer, Tigers pound Lester, Cubs

CHICAGO – Pitcher Daniel Norris homered in his first career plate appearance, Nick Castellanos went deep twice, one a grand slam, and the Detroit Tigers pounded Jon Lester in a 15-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
The Cub Reporter Aug 19, 2015

Tigers @ Cubs: Norris vs. Lester (Game 118 Thread)

DET (57-61): LHP Daniel Norris (2-2, 4.24) CHC (67-50): LHP Jon Lester (8-8, 3.21) First pitch: 7:05pmCT TBA           Fowler# cf Schwarber* lf Bryant 3b Rizzo* 1b Soler rf Castro 2b Ross c Lester* p Russell ss After going winless for more than two months, including a loss in Detroit (4.1 IP, 5 ER) in June, Lester is 4-0 over his last 5 starts, including his last three in a row. He beat the Brewers (6 IP, 2 ER, 10 Ks) on Thursday. The Tigers are 55-157 (.350) against him, with the usual suspect Cabrera (14-25, 1 HR, .560/.667/.840) doing the most damage. Victor Martinez is 8-19...
Bless You Boys Aug 19, 2015

Game 119 Preview: Detroit Tigers at Chicago Cubs

Lefties Daniel Norris and Jon Lester as the Tigers and Cubs wrap up a two-game series at Wrigley Field. Detroit Tigers (57-61) at Chicago Cubs (67-50) Time/Place: 8:05 p.m., Wrigley Field SB Nation blog: Bleed Cubbie Blue Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: LHP Daniel Norris (2-2, 4.24 ERA) vs. LHP Jon Lester (8-8, 3.21 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Norris 8 40.1 6.25 3.57 1.12 1.44 4.67 4.89 0.3 Lester 23 145.2 9.21 2.22 0.68 1.18 2.87 3.13 3.5 Earlier this season, Cubs fans were concerned about Jon Lester. Chicago's...
Full Count | WEEI Aug 15, 2015

Cancer survivor Jon Lester reaches out to former manager John Farrell: ‘He’s in good hands’

If there’s anyone who has somewhat of an idea of what manager John Farrell is going through, it’s Cubs pitcher Jon Lester. Lester was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma in August of 2006, while Farrell revealed Friday he has stage 1 lymphoma. “I talked to him a little bit already,” Lester said to reporters […]
The Cub Reporter Aug 13, 2015

Brewers @ Cubs: Cravy vs. Lester (Game 113 Thread)

MIL (48-67): RHP Tyler Cravy (0-3, 5.40) CHC (64-48): LHP Jon Lester (7-8, 3.22) First pitch: 1:20pmCT Segura ss Lucroy c Braun rf Davis lf Rogers 1b Herrera 3b Perez 3b Shafer* cf Cravy p   Fowler# cf Schwarber* lf Coghlan* 2b Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Soler rf Ross c Lester* p Russell ss Lester beat the Giants on Friday (7 IP, 2 ER) in the second game of the four-game sweep. He is 3-0 with a 1.84 over his last four starts. Lester has a 2.01 ERA in three starts against MIL, including his first win (7 IP, 0 ER) as a Cub on May 1 at Wrigley. The Brewers are 11-59 (.186) against him....

Extra Baggs: How Jake Peavy recommended a friend to take his job, Roberto Kelly waves around Buster Posey with no regrets, ivy and earplugs, etc.

CHICAGO – The Giants pulled out all the stops to recruit left-hander Jon Lester over the winter. They visited his house. They solicited his friends and former teammates. And they put Jake Peavy in a highly awkward position. “Imagine this,”… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: How Jake Peavy recommended a friend to take his job, Roberto Kelly waves around Buster Posey with no regrets, ivy and earplugs, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Aug 7, 2015

Giants drop second straight, lose 7-3 to Cubs

August, you are an awful pig-month. Clean it up. There's an alanistic irony to Friday afternoon's game against the Cubs. The Giants have trouble preventing runs. They knew they were going to have problems preventing runs. So they went after Jon Lester, mega-star pitcher. They offered him many, many millions. They sent Buster Posey, pure of heart, to convince him that San Francisco was right for him. He refused their offer. Fine, said the Giants. We'll figure something out. So they went through their contacts in their phone, and they found the numbers of Jake Peavy and Ryan Vogelsong...
San Jose Mercury News Aug 7, 2015
Giants see what they missed in not getting Jon Lester

Giants see what they missed in not getting Jon Lester

Left-hander Jon Lester, who signed with the Chicago Cubs despite being offered more money by the Giants, pitches seven effective innings in 7-3 Cubs' win

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