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AFC Championship Game

On The Fly: Mets vs. Cubs And Lester In NLCS

Theo Epstein, noted curse-breaker, invested $155 million into Jon Lester for this very night. Game 1 of the National League Championship Series is at Citi Field Saturday night and Lester will take the mound for the Cubs against Matt Harvey and the Mets. Lester is 6-5, 2.66 ERA with a 1.05 WHIP in 15 career postseason games. He has pitched on two World Series winners and was brought to Chicago to help end the 107-year title drought on the North Side. "It's gotta end sometime, right?" Lester said Friday. But Harvey, the pride of Mystic, can put a crimp on all those fuzzy "Cubs Win!" stories by beating Lester on Saturday night. With Noah...