Chicago Cubs Name Kyle Hendricks The Opening Day StarterIt was quite a moment for Kyle Hendricks and David Ross. Of course, the affable Ross was a bit more excited than the reserved Hendricks.
Some MLB Players Opt Out Of 2020 Season Due To COVID-19 Concerns; Cubs Prepare For Any Possible IssuesPlans are moving forward for Major League Baseball, with teams beginning practices this week – but we also have some players starting to opt out.
4 Strikeouts For Jon Lester As Cubs Beat Mariners In Cactus League PlayThe Cubs took on the Seattle Mariners in Cactus League play Sunday at Sloan Park.
Rough Day For Jon Lester As Rockies Clobber CubsDavid Ross finally made his managerial debut for the Cubs Wednesday as they took on the Colorado Rockies in Cactus League play.
Cubs Spring Training: Jon Lester Has More In Him, Craig Kimbrel Strives To Do BetterJust nine days remain until the start of Cactus League games for Spring Training.
Brewers Score 5 Runs In 4th Inning Against Lester, Cubs LoseTyler Austin drove a pinch-hit, three-run homer during the Brewers' five-run fourth inning against Jon Lester, and Milwaukee beat the Chicago Cubs Sunday to tighten the NL wild-card race.
Two 3-Run Homers For A's, Bad Night For Lester As Cubs Get ClobberedCubs lefty Jon Lester was tagged for a career high-tying 11 runs in only four innings, with Dustin Garneau and Stephen Piscotty hitting three-run homers that led the Oakland Athletics over Chicago Tuesday night.
Maddon says Lester likely to miss 1-2 starts for CubsLester allowed consecutive singles in the third before Maddon replaced him with Brad Brach, and the Cubs' beleaguered bullpen shut down the Pirates in a 10-0 victory.
Chicago Cubs Spring Training: Jon Lester, 'I Wouldn't Show Up If We Didn't Have Chance To Win World Series'"He's definitely an anchor and he's really taken to this leadership thing. I think he's got the same enthusiasm that he had 10 years ago."
Cub's Pitcher Jon Lester Invites Tyler Trent, 20-Year-Old Battling Cancer, To WrigleyJon Lester personally invited Tyler Trent, the 20-year-old Purdue super fan battling bone cancer, to Opening Day at Wrigley Field.
Cubs Bullpen Has Them In Prime Position To Win World SeriesWith a lineup consisting of strong hitters from top-to-bottom, along with a solid starting rotation and one of the league's best bullpens, the Chicago Cubs are in prime position to make a yet another run at a World Series title.