Levine: Cubs' Jon Lester Adjusting To Life Without David Ross"He wants to get better, and he is eager to please," Lester says of young catcher Willson Contreras.
Cubs' Jon Lester Is Good At Self-DeprecationLester has jokes about his inability to throw to bases.
Levine: Cubs' Lester, Hendricks Finish 2nd, 3rd In NL Cy Young RaceNational right-hander Max Scherzer won the award.
Cubs' Bryant Is MVP Finalist; Hendricks, Lester Are Cy Young FinalistsAdditionally, Joe Maddon is an NL Manager of the Year finalist.
Cubs' Jon Lester Available In Relief, Ready For Any Role In Game 7Lester has three career relief appearances -- all in 2007.
Levine: Aroldis Chapman, Jon Lester Step Up When Needed Most For CubsChapman and Lester held the Indians in check in a 3-2 win in Game 5 on Sunday.
Levine: Cubs' Jon Lester Looks To Stave Off Indians, Elimination"You really can't take it any different than than any other start," Lester says.
Levine: Cubs, Lester Have Triangle Defense Set For Indians' Running GameThe Cubs have a detailed defense set up to prevent running on Lester.
Cubs Tab Jon Lester For Game 1, Jake Arrieta For Game 2Lester is 2-0 with a 0.86 ERA in three starts in these playoffs.
Levine: Jon Lester The Linchpin Of Cubs' Championship Chase"He is truly a proven postseason wizard," Theo Epstein says of Lester.
Cubs' Javier Baez, Jon Lester Named Co-MVPs Of NLCSBaez hit .318 with five RBIs, while Lester had a pair of strong outings in the six-game series.
Levine: Cubs' Confidence High After Breakout Game 4, With Jon Lester On Hill In Game 5"We believe in our group and the way they go about the game on a daily basis," Lester says.