Lester will make his final spring start on March 31. He is likely to pitch in a minor-league game again.
Lester will throw in minor league games in his next two starts.
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.”
The Cubs expect Lester to miss just one spring start.
It was sold for a reported $3.8 million.
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.
Lester had a poor outing Monday, allowing six runs in 3 1/3 innings.
Jon Lester’s off to a good start, though the Cubs lost 5-2 to the Cincinnati Reds.
Lester emphasized that now’s the time for the Cubs to win.
Chicago opens the season April 5 against St. Louis at Wrigley Field.
“We have a really nice culture,” Theo Epstein says.
The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.
Chicago still has too many holes to think quite that big.
Expectations are high inside and outside Chicago.
(CBS) – The Chicago Cubs have acquired free-agent catcher David Ross, multiple sources reported Friday. In a post-season marked by major deals and additions, Ross, recently of the Boston Red Sox, would be paid $5 million under […]
A World Series title from the Cubs would justify any spending of money.
“I know how hard I work, I know how I take care of myself,” Lester says.
Here comes to national attention for the Cubs.
Lester’s 2021 option for $25 million can become guaranteed in two different ways.
“Jon is the perfect pitcher to lead our rotation for where we want to go,” Theo Epstein says.