Travis Wood

Lester squeezes in deciding run, Cubs beat Mariners in 12

Travis Wood got four outs and made an impressive catch in left field. Pitcher Jon Lester made the winning play — at the plate. Five Chicago Cubs played two or more positions.

Manager Joe Maddon went deep into his bag of tricks to steal one from the Seattle Mariners.

Lester drove in Jason Heyward with a two-strike squeeze bunt in the 12th inning, and the Cubs overcame a six-run deficit on the way to a wild 7-6 victory over the Mariners on Sunday night.

"I just kept telling myself 'Don't be late to square around,'" Lester said. "That's one thing over the last year that I've kind of picked up on on bunting, and it's helped me just be a little more...

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