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  1. Hendricks blanks PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Nationals

    ... in the first inning of games in 2015 (five innings total). That's an 18.00 ERA, by the way. WHAT'S NEXT Cubs: Jon Lester will make his first start at Chase Field to open the Cubs' three-game series against the D-backs. Lester has faced Arizona twice ...

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  2. Theo Epstein strikes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | ESPN

    Age of the pitcher? Epstein went all out for Jon Lester, but he's building the Cubs off the bats of young hitters. BILLY BEANE HAD championship aspirations and two pitcher-sized holes to fill.

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  3. John Farrell, like these Red Sox, managing to be nothing specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... in the Boston farm system for about 16 years now and has only produced a handful of homegrown superstars (Jon Lester, Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia, Jonathan Papelbon...) For Farrell, that bloom is off the rose, a reality that came to light the ...

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  4. Not all is lost for contenders after early woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Pittsburgh Pirates

    ... criticized for not acquiring a No. 1 starter, but that seems silly. First of all, the Red Sox did go hard for Jon Lester . Second, having a No. 1 starter won't bail out a staff in which so many guys are underperforming from their career norm. If ...

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  5. John Farrell managing to be nothing specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    ... in the Boston farm system for about 16 years now and has only produced a handful of homegrown superstars (Jon Lester, Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia, Jonathan Papelbon...) For Farrell, that bloom is off the rose, a reality that came to light the ...

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  6. Former Red Sox starter Jon Lester is pumped up after a strikeout during Cubs win SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | MassLive.com

    Lester went 7.0 innings, allowing one run and scattering nine hits. He's 4-2 with a 3.70 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in eight starts for the Cubs this year.

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  7. What to watch for in today's gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Major League Baseball

    ... side, meanwhile, is a distinguished veteran who's just settling into his first tour around the National League. Jon Lester , a three-time All-Star with Boston, struggled to a 6.23 ERA in four April starts with the Cubs, but he's rebounded to the ...

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  8. Grading the Chicago Cubs' Starting Pitchers Through MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Rant Sports

    ... He is 4-3 with a 3.00 ERA and seems to only get stronger as he gets deeper into games. Even though the team added Jon Lester this offseason, Arrieta may just be their best overall pitcher. Picking up where he left off last season, Arrieta continues ...

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  9. James Shields 'just as advertised' for PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | USA Today

    ... the St. Louis Cardinals that veteran presence and innings-eater? Given the Chicago Cubs a dynamic 1-2 punch with Jon Lester? Eliminate the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants' back-end rotation struggles? There can't possibly be a single ...

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  10. Cubs" Rizzo, Lester will have lifelong bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Erie Times News

    CHICAGO "" They" ll never forget that encounter in Boston, a lengthy meeting between Jon Lester, a cancer survivor, and 18-year-old Anthony Rizzo, who had just been diagnosed with the disease. It" s a moment that created a special bond between Cubs teammates Rizzo and Lester, and still is discussed by the two stars seven years later.

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  11. Chicago Cubs: Finding positives from the lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Cubbies Crib

    ... the season. The bats started out hot, the bullpen was excellent, and the starting pitching was doing well while Jon Lester was getting himself accustomed to his new life in the National League. Now the bats aren't as hot as they were in April, the ...

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  12. Chicago Cubs: Miguel Montero needs more timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Cubbies Crib

    ... Montero , who was going to be an upgrade both defensively and offensively over Welington Castillo . Then signing Jon Lester , it was expected that essentially you were signing David Ross as well. When the Ross signing became official and the Cubs ...

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  13. Red Sox survival tutorial for Cherington and FarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | BoSox Injection

    ... suddenly discovers their lost skills. The bats have a history of success. Will a Mike Napoli continue to hit like Jon Lester ? Can Blake Swihart provide production? Can David Ortiz get consistently hot? Will Dustin Pedroia continue his offensive ...

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  14. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Is It Time to Re-Evaluate the Red Sox and Yankees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | BleacherReport

    ... much deflating the baseballs could help this staff. Instead, all this group has done is remind folks of losing Jon Lester on the free-agent market and not trading (yet) for Cole Hamels, or another top-shelf starter. While the Red Sox's overall 4.97 ...

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  15. Astros promote top prospect Correa to Triple-ARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | ESPN

    ... and the Red Sox beat the Athletics 5-4 on Monday night. Kris Bryant's second home run helped deliver another Jon Lester win as the Cubs took down the Mets 4-3. Scott Van Slyke mashed a three-run walk-off home run in the Dodgers' 5-3 win over the ...

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  16. His own toughest critic, Lester now 3-0 in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Chicago Cubs

    The last time Jon Lester faced the Mets, he was a 22-year-old rookie making his fourth big league start. Lester is now 31, and he's the veteran on the Cubs, overseeing the kids.

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  17. Rondon caps Cubs' promising relief effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Chicago Cubs

    In the last nine games, Chicago relievers had compiled an 0-4 record and given up 24 earned runs over 28 2/3 innings for a 7.53 ERA. On Monday, Justin Grimm , Zac Rosscup and Hector Rondon combined to give up one hit over three scoreless innings in the Cubs' Jon Lester picked up the win despite giving up back-to-back home runs to Lucas Duda and Wilmer Flores in the sixth which pulled the Mets within one run.

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  18. Nick Cafardo | on Baseball Scott Kazmir could emerge as Red Sox trade targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Boston.com

    ... Hammel deadline deal with the Cubs. He also traded middle-of-the-order hitter Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester. In bad years - and it's quickly becoming one in Oakland - Beane knows it's important to replenish his farm system by being a ...

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  19. Ben Cherington: Red Sox - not where we want to be'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Boston.com

    ... to win games and we still know that. I believe we'll pitch better," Cherington said. When the Sox lost out on Jon Lester, they revamped the rotation with Rick Porcello, Wade Miley, and Justin Masterson, and not Cole Hamels via trade or James Shields ...

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  20. Pregame Notes: The Chicago Cubs take on the NL East leading New York...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Cubbies Crib

    Apr 5, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers a pitch during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Maybe a little bit of normalcy can help the Chicago Cubs to get back on track.

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