Levine: Cubs Will Closely Monitor Pitchers' Workloads Down StretchManager Joe Maddon wants his rotation to be more fresh for the postseason than it was in 2015.
Levine: Jon Lester, Anthony Rizzo Set Tone As Cubs Break Through Against MetsLester threw 7 2/3 strong innings, and Rizzo hit a big three-run homer in a 5-1 win.
The Starting Lineup: Todd Frazier, Hroniss Grasu & Jon LesterThe latest of this audio feature brings conversations with Frazier, Grasu and Lester.
Emma: Lester May Be Right, Ross Deserves The All-Star GameThe metrics back Ross as one of baseball's best catchers.
Levine: Bryant's Long Ball Backs Lester's WinJon Lester was brilliant in tossing a complete-game four-hitter.
Levine: Cubs' Jon Lester Bounces Back With Support Of Long BallLester threw 6 1/3 strong innings to help the Cubs to a 6-2 win against the Phillies.
Cubs' Jon Lester Buys Is Quite Generous In His Giving To John LackeyLackey took care of Lester earlier in their careers, and Lester's quick to pay him back now.
Levine: Lester Flirts With History, But Cubs End Up With 2-1 LossThe Cubs couldn't solve Gerrit Cole on Sunday.
Watch: Jon Lester Threw His Glove To 1st Base For An Out AgainThis is quick thinking at its finest.
Levine: Jon Lester Glad To Have Hype On Cubs, Not Himself"I am in a better place than I was last year," Lester says.
Levine: Jon Lester More Comfortable In 2nd Season With Cubs"There is definitely never a dull moment in our clubhouse," Lester says.
Levine: Jon Lester Has Pitched Through Floating Fragments In ElbowThe Cubs aren't concerned by this recent public revelation that they've long known about.

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