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Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

Whether they were making neat grabs or nailing runners at the plate, the Chicago Cubs came through with one sparkling play after another.

It was just what Jon Lester needed.

The four-time All-Star won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday.

"That's what we're capable of doing," manager Joe Maddon said. "In the past when we've won at a high level, we've played outstanding defense. It never gets old. It never gets old to watch that kind of baseball."

Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings, though he didn't have his usual...

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