Levine: Cubs Turn To Jon Lester In Hopes Of Evening NLCSWith a career 2.57 ERA in the postseason, Lester is again being counted upon in a pivotal game.
Overjoyed Jon Lester Could Hardly Watch Cubs Close Out Game 5 WinLester "blacked out" as Wade Davis went for a seven-out save to win Game 5.
Levine: Keeping Trea Turner Off Base A Big Focus For Cubs In Game 2"I do expect a lot of aggressiveness out there from them," Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.
Cubs' Kyle Hendricks On Starting Game 1: 'Means A Ton' To Me"He has taken it to another level," Theo Epstein says of Hendricks.
Cubs Rotation: Kyle Hendricks In Game 1, Jon Lester In Game 2, Jose Quintana In Game 3Jake Arrieta will start Game 4, if necessary.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Ponders Pitching Options For PlayoffsMaddon has already thought of piggybacking his Game 2 starter in relief in a potential Game 5.
Lester Looks Sharp As Cubs Pound Reds, 9-0The Cubs won for the 15th time in 18 games.
Levine: Cubs Could Include All 5 Starters On NLDS RosterWith Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester not in top form, John Lackey could provide playoff insurance for the Cubs.
Joe Maddon Not Looking Ahead To Cubs' Playoff Rotation But Praises Jon Lester, Jose Quintana"Probably going to be more set up based on the other team and what we perceive to be who's pitching best for us in the moment," Maddon says.
Cubs Adjust Rotation, Will Start Mike Montgomery On TuesdayJon Lester has been pushed back a day and will start at Tampa Bay on Wednesday.
Cubs' Jon Lester: 'Just Get In' Playoffs, Then 'Anything Can Happen'The Cubs hold a 2.5-game lead over the Brewers and three-game lead on the Cardinals.
Levine: Jon Lester Feels Good In Return To Cubs' RotationLester returned with a win after missing two-plus weeks with shoulder fatigue.