Jon Lester

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs hits a pitch in the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 24, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Cubs Prevail Over Reds In 11

Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

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Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Reds

Jon Lester opposes Mike Leake tonight at Great American Ball Park.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Still Winless As A Cub

Cause for concern? Lester is 0-2 with a 6.89 ERA and 1.79 WHIP this season.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Wants Cubs To ‘Run Toward’ The Pressure, Expectations

“I want our players to embrace all this stuff in Cubdom,” Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Throwing Issue Goes Viral

The Cubs aren’t as concerned about Lester as the national media seems to be.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

Cubs starter Jon Lester gives the ball up to manager Joe Maddon in the fifth inning Sunday night. Chicago lost 3-0 to St. Louis. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Not Quite Ready For Prime Time

In reality, new Cubs ace Jon Lester was making his last spring training start, as opposed to his first outing of the 2015 regular season on Sunday evening.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

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Cubs Expect Talented Team, Tribute To Banks Will Overshadow Ongoing Construction At Wrigley

The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Jon Lester Builds Up Pitch Count, Is Ready For Opener

“There will be adrenaline” come Sunday night, Lester says.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Jon Lester Looks Good In Minor League Start

Lester will make his final spring start on March 31. He is likely to pitch in a minor-league game again.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Ready To Rebuild Arm Strength

Lester will throw in minor league games in his next two starts.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Not Concerned About Opening Day Start

Chicago Cubs fans should be happy to know that Jon Lester insists nothing is wrong with his arm after missing a start on Saturday with a “dead arm syndrome.”

CBS Chicago–03/21/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Jon Lester To Miss A Start With Left Arm Fatigue

The Cubs expect Lester to miss just one spring start.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Report: Jon Lester Buys A Home Less Than 1 Mile From Wrigley Field

It was sold for a reported $3.8 million.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rough Day For Ace Jon Lester As Padres Beat Cubs, 7-0

Lester hadn’t allowed a run in his first two spring starts. On Monday, he was charged with six runs before leaving with one out in the fourth.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Challenging Himself To Be Better

Lester had a poor outing Monday, allowing six runs in 3 1/3 innings.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 21: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox, the starting pitcher for game one of the World Series, watches his teammates take batting practice during the workout prior to the start of the World Series on October 21, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.

Lester Pitches 2 Scoreless Innings In Spring Debut With Cubs

Jon Lester’s off to a good start, though the Cubs lost 5-2 to the Cincinnati Reds.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Sharp In First Spring Outing

Lester emphasized that now’s the time for the Cubs to win.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

As Expected, Jon Lester Will Start Opener For Cubs

Chicago opens the season April 5 against St. Louis at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Management Eager For First Winning Season Together

“We have a really nice culture,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Pitchers, Catchers Report This Week

The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

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