1. Jon Lester Comments on Bone Chip in Throwing Elbow

    One alarming concern for the Chicago Cubs is a bone chip in Jon Lester 's throwing elbow. On Friday, Lester said it's been a "non-issue," according to Gordon Wittenmyer ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 1 month ago 7,530 reads 13 comments

  2. NLCS Schedule 2015: Start Time, Odds, World Series Predictions Before Game 2

    Matt Harvey had made one start in the postseason in his short career in the majors, and that was earlier this season. Jon Lester had started 13 games and carried a 2.66 postseason ERA over his long tenure with the Red Sox , Athletics and Cubs...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 7 months ago 5,041 reads 1 comments

  3. Jon Lester to Start NLCS Game 1 over Jake Arrieta: Latest Comments and Reaction

    In a somewhat surprising move Thursday, the Chicago Cubs officially named Jon Lester their starter for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series, per MLB 's official Twitter account...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 7 months ago 6,747 reads 5 comments

  4. Why Jon Lester, Not Jake Arrieta, Should Be Cubs' Do-or-Die Wild Card Game Ace

    If the second game of the Chicago Cubs - Pittsburgh Pirates doubleheader Tuesday was a preview of the National League Wild Card Game, the Cubs will take it and smile...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 26,697 reads 149 comments

  5. Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Studs and Duds for August 13

    The 2015 MLB season continues to roll along with less than two months before October. Most daily fantasy owners have likely gotten into a groove at this point, but the names at the top of lists are constantly changing...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 9 months ago 2,631 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs' Young Bats, Veteran Rotation Perfect Mix to Keep Matching the Hype

    For almost four years now, there has been absolutely no shortage of hype. Ever since Theo Epstein agreed to turn around the Chicago Cubs to the tune of $18...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 16,968 reads 81 comments

  7. Umpire Loses His Cool, Charges Mound to Confront Cubs' Jon Lester

    Emotions were running high at Wrigley Field on Thursday when home plate umpire Andy Fletcher lost his cool, charging the mound to exchange words with Jon Lester . The Chicago Cubs pitcher had just issued a walk to A...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 months ago 313,480 reads 192 comments

  8. Lester Sets MLB Record for Most Plate Appearances Without a Hit

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester set a new record for hitting futility in his first at-bat of Wednesday's 7-3 loss to the Miami Marlins, becoming the first player in MLB history ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 months ago 9,978 reads 8 comments

  9. Jon Lester Sets MLB Record by Going Hitless in 1st 58 At-Bats

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester broke an unwanted record upon flying out to deep center field in his first at-bat of Wednesday's game against the Washington Nationals, reaching ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 months ago 1,577 reads 4 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs: After Early Struggles, Jon Lester Starting to Earn Paycheck

    This past offseason was a busy one for the Chicago Cubs . They signed ace pitcher Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million contract, and they lured manager Joe Maddon to the North Side with a five-year, $25 million offer...

    Heath Clary Written by Heath Clary about 12 months ago 1,130 reads 0 comments