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Sep 13, 2017
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Young outfielder Travis Taijeron of the Mets faces Jon Lester and has a chance for a big night. Who else makes for a strong sleeper play?
Cubbies Crib 17 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Maddon shifts rotation, Montgomery back in

After trying rookie Jen-Ho Tseng in the rotation, the Chicago Cubs will go back to Mike Montgomery to open the Tampa Bay series. Jon Lester was pushed back an extra day. Whatever you choose to call it, the Jen-Ho Tseng start didn’t go as well as Chicago Cubs‘ skipper Joe Maddon hoped for. I think it was […] Chicago Cubs: Maddon shifts rotation, Montgomery back in - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune 20 hours ago

Series preview: Cubs at Rays

All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Tied 1-1. Tuesday: 6:10 p.m., CSN LH Mike Montgomery (6-8, 3.57) vs. RH Chris Archer (9-10, 4.06) Wednesday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9 LH Jon Lester (11-7, 4.30) vs. LH Blake Snell (3-6, 4.25) Storylines: The Rays' playoff hopes are fading, with 5 ½ games separating...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 21 hours ago
Jon Lester has his start pushed back so he won’t face the Brewers

Jon Lester has his start pushed back so he won’t face the Brewers

This is a good idea. The Milwaukee Brewers are a running team; they lead the National League in stolen bases. Thus it’s a good idea to have Jon Lester, who’s not good at holding runners, not pitch against them. The Cubs were originally going to start Lester tomorrow in Tampa vs. the Rays, which would have set him up for the last game of the Milwaukee series. Now that’s been changed: #Cubs switch starters vs Rays. Montgomery on Tue and Lester on Wed— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) September 18, 2017 This also sets Lester up to start the first game of the Cardinals series next...
CBS Chicago 21 hours ago
Cubs Adjust Rotation, Will Start Mike Montgomery On Tuesday

Cubs Adjust Rotation, Will Start Mike Montgomery On Tuesday

Jon Lester has been pushed back a day and will start at Tampa Bay on Wednesday.
Chicago Tribune 22 hours ago

Cubs push back Jon Lester's next start to Wednesday vs. Rays

The Chicago Cubs adjusted their rotation, pushing left-hander Jon Lester's next start to Wednesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. The move now lines up Lester to pitch Sept. 25 at St. Louis. Mike Montgomery, who was moved to the rotation last week, will take Lester's spot in Tuesday night's...
CBS Chicago Sep 14, 2017
Cubs’ Jon Lester: ‘Just Get In’ Playoffs, Then ‘Anything Can Happen’

Cubs’ Jon Lester: ‘Just Get In’ Playoffs, Then ‘Anything Can Happen’

The Cubs hold a 2.5-game lead over the Brewers and three-game lead on the Cardinals.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 14, 2017
Cubs 17, Mets 5: You get a hit, and you, and you, and you...

Cubs 17, Mets 5: You get a hit, and you, and you, and you...

Cubs bats came alive in a blowout win. When the Mets came to town, it was noted that their roster had been decimated by trades and disabled-list placements and they resembled a Triple-A squad more than anything else. The Cubs took advantage of that big-time Wednesday night, pounding out 16 hits and drawing 11 walks in a 17-5 dismantling of the visitors from New York. It did not start out well. Jose Reyes sent Jon Lester’s seventh pitch of the game into the bleachers for a 1-0 Mets lead. And Lester struggled that entire inning, eventually throwing 28 pitches. The Cubs didn’t waste any...
Chicago Sun-Times Sep 14, 2017
Cubs rout once-mighty Mets, get reminder of game’s ‘fickle’ promise

Cubs rout once-mighty Mets, get reminder of game’s ‘fickle’ promise

Winning pitcher Jon Lester called the Cubs' 2016 season an anomaly and stressed the focus on the final 17 games of this season.
Chicago Tribune Sep 14, 2017

Cubs outfielder Albert Almora on Jon Lester

Cubs outfielder Albert Almora discusses Jon Lester’s outing against the Mets on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Paul Skrbina/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune Sep 14, 2017

Cubs starter Jon Lester on his outing vs. Mets

Cubs starter Jon Lester discusses his outing against the Mets on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Paul Skrbina/Chicago Tribune)
Washington Times Sep 14, 2017

Baez, Almora back Lester as Cubs rout Harvey, Mets 17-5

CHICAGO (AP) - Javier Baez homered and had four hits, Albert Almora Jr. also went deep and drove in six runs after coming off the bench in the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs routed the New York Mets 17-5 on Wednesday night. Jon Lester (11-7) threw six solid innings ...
MLB Sep 13, 2017

Cubs overwhelm Mets, maintain Central lead

Willson Contreras drove in three runs and had an adventurous night, Javier Baez smacked a solo home run among four hits and Albert Almora Jr. -- who entered the game in the seventh -- drove in a career-high six runs to back Jon Lester and spark the Cubs to a 17-5 victory Wednesday over the Mets at Wrigley Field.
Cubbies Crib Sep 13, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester battles Matt Harvey at Wrigley

Left-hander Jon Lester squares off against Mets’ veteran Matt Harvey Tuesday night as the Chicago Cubs look for a second-straight victory. After snapping a three-game skid, the Chicago Cubs look to make it two-straight over the New York Mets. The once-dominant right-hander Matt Harvey takes the ball for Chicago, opposite veteran lefty Jon Lester. Chicago […] Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester battles Matt Harvey at Wrigley - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune Sep 13, 2017

Cubs set to face Mets at Wrigley Field

After ending their losing streak at three Tuesday with an 8-3 victory against the Mets, the Cubs will try to extend their winning streak to two and protect their lead in the National League Central, which stood at two over the Cardinals and 2 ½ over the Brewers going into Wednesday. Jon Lester...
numberFire Sep 13, 2017
3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 9/13/17

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Baseball Plays for 9/13/17

Young outfielder Travis Taijeron of the Mets faces Jon Lester and has a chance for a big night. Who else makes for a strong sleeper play?

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