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  • Up next: Brewers at Cubs

    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: Cubs 11-8 in 2014. Friday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH Wily Peralta (0-3, 5.04) vs. LH Jon Lester (0-2, 6.23). Saturday: 1:20 p.m., CSN. RH Mike Fiers (0-3, 5.79) vs. RH Jake Arrieta (3-1, 2.03). Sunday: 1:20 p.m.,...
  • Up next: Cubs at Reds

     Up next: Cubs at Reds
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: 2-1. Friday: 6:10 p.m., CSN. LH Jon Lester (0-2, 6.89) vs. RH Mike Leake (0-1, 3.92). Saturday: 12:10 p.m., ABC-7. RH Jake Arrieta (2-1, 1.74) vs. RH Anthony DeSclafani (3-0, 0.86). Sunday: 12:10 p.m.,...
  • Jon Lester, Jonathan Herrera give Cubs plenty to celebrate

    Jon Lester, Jonathan Herrera give Cubs plenty to celebrate
    The post-game celebration late Friday night could be heard outside the visitor’s clubhouse at Great American Ball Park and was reminiscent of a football team winning a playoff game. The Cubs toasted role player Jonathan Herrera with a beer...
  • Jon Lester and offense deliver a bit extra in 11-inning victory over Reds

     Jon Lester and offense deliver a bit extra in 11-inning victory over Reds
    CINCINNATI — The arm strength and sharpness were what the Cubs envisioned in the winter. Now if Jon Lester can find a way to solve Billy Hamilton, the Cubs can feel even better about their high-priced ace. The speedy Hamilton's two hits, three...
  • Cubs starters could go a long way in providing relief for bullpen

    Cubs starters could go a long way in providing relief for bullpen
    PITTSBURGH — The Cubs might not have to look to Triple-A Iowa or another major-league team to solve their recent bullpen issues. The remedy, according to manager Joe Maddon and his starters, is a rotation that needs to pitch deeper into games....
  • Historically a slow starter, Jon Lester looks to turn things around

    Historically a slow starter, Jon Lester looks to turn things around
    PITTSBURGH — Despite his World Series success and six-year, $155 million contract, Jon Lester admittedly is a slow starter. With his "dead arm" period now more than a month in the past, Lester is ready to move ahead as he takes the mound for the...
  • Joe Maddon, Cubs trust Jon Lester will be in top form soon

    Joe Maddon, Cubs trust Jon Lester will be in top form soon
    Trust is paramount between a pitcher and his manager, and Joe Maddon continues to stress the significance of that relationship. His faith in winless free-agent starter Jon Lester remains undeterred after Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Padres. Lester, who...
  • Sunday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 2

    Sunday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 2
    The summary The Padres took two out of three from the Cubs after a 5-2 victory Sunday. Jon Lester, who gave up a two-run homer to Will Middlebrooks in the second inning, remains winless. Former Cub Andrew Cashner earned the victory. On the mound Lester...
  • Jon Lester throws glove with ball stuck in it to first base for an out

    Jon Lester throws glove with ball stuck in it to first base for an out
    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester used a little ingenuity to get an out in a game against the San Diego Padres when the ball got stuck in his glove. With one out and a runner on first base, Padres shortstop Clint Barmes hit a one-hopper to Lester, who...
  • Up next: Padres at Cubs

    Up next: Padres at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Padres 4-3 in 2014. Friday: 1:20 p.m. ABC-7. RH James Shields (1-0, 2.08) vs. RH Jason Hammel (1-0, 4.50). Saturday: 1:20 p.m. CSN. RH Tyson Ross (1-0, 3.75) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 10.38)...
  • Series preview: Reds at Cubs

     Series preview: Reds at Cubs
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Reds 11-8 in 2014. Monday: 7:05 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV. RH Mike Leake (0-0, 4.76) vs. LH Jon Lester (0-1, 6.23). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., CSN. RH Anthony DeSclafani (0-0, 3.00) vs. RH Jake Arrieta...