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Lester: 'There's some things that need to be cleaned up'

Jon Lester talks about his performance in the Cubs' 6-5 win over the Brewers on Sunday.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

DPD: No Case of the Mondays; Matz/Lester Headline

We get you going with a strong weekday slate of pitching here on this baseball Monday, as the nationally-televised game is a stout matchup and there’s plenty of good pitching to go around besides—despite there being just a handful of games. Check ’em out! Steven Matz (NYM) versus Jon Lester (CHC) 7:00 ET, ESPN After a couple starts where he didn’t reach 100 pitches amidst...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Lester on his hole-in-one, Twitter, fishing, time travel & more

Get to know MLB star Jon Lester as he talks about his hole-in-one, Twitter experience, fishing skills, time travel & more with YES Network's Matthew Stucko in 'YES or No.'
Via YES Network
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Lester hosts country-themed charity event

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester hosts a country-themed charity event.
Via CSN Chicago
20 days ago  |  Discuss

DPD: Cubs, Mets Meet Again With Lester Battling Syndergaard

We’ve got a pretty strong slate here as we roll through the holiday weekend. We’ve got one great aces matchup, a trio of aces toiling in isolation and a very solid secondary duel. Check ’em out! Jon Lester (NYM) versus RHP Noah Syndergaard (NYM) 1:10 p.m. ET Every time the Cubs and Mets get together you can be assured of at least one or two fantastic pitching matchups,...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester wins June Pitcher of the Month

Although the Chicago Cubs pitching has been having some collective struggles, Jon Lester brought consistency every time he stepped out on the hill in June, earning him NL Pitcher of the Month honors. It’s the fourth time he’s won pitcher of the month, but his first time in the National League. In June, Lester had a 4-0 record to go along with a 1.41 ERA in 44 innings, and a...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Skill, Not Luck: Jon Lester Edition

The Cubs’ starting pitching staff has collectively assembled a season to this point that rivals that of any other staff in baseball, if not surpasses them. And what makes this even more interesting is the fact that they are doing this in part on the backs of a couple of pitchers who are outperforming their […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
29 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: David Ortiz, Jon Lester Among Tom Caron’s Fantasy Picks

If you’re looking to fill out your fantasy baseball lineup Thursday, NESN’s Tom Caron thinks you should go with David Ortiz. The Red Sox designated hitter will face James Shields on Thursday when Boston takes on the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park, and he’s enjoyed a lot of success against the right-hander. Ortiz has a .300 average with three home runs and 16 RBIs in 60 at...
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Lester, Greinke, and a Short Slate

It’s an awfully short slate on this baseball Thursday with just nine games, and it gets even shorter when considering the paucity of quality starting options. We did however manage to find a couple intriguing arms. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation Jon Lester (CHC) versus Miami’s Wei-Yin Chen The Cubs have won eight of Lester’s last 10 starts, and even when things were...
Via The Sports Post
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Sanchez, Lester Lead a Five-Pack of Aces

It’s a five-pack of aces in isolation on this baseball Sunday as three lefties and two righties toe the rubber. Check ’em out! Aces in Isolation Aaron Sanchez (TOR) versus Baltimore’s Ubaldo Jiménez Sanchez’ last four starts have been very strong—31-5 K/BB ratio, seven earned runs in 28.1 innings—and he’s induced double-digit grounders in his last nine straight...
Via The Sports Post
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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