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  1. Game 13 Preview: 04/19 Padres @ CubsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Gaslamp Ball

    ... one has allowed 15 hits and four walks in 11 innings while striking out 15 batters. Cashner's counterpart, Jon Lester , has also had a bit of a rough start to the season. On Opening Day, he allowed three earned runs on eight hits and a pair of free ...

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  2. Leading Off: Wainwright set to see Reds, Holt a hit machineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... moving all over the field - he's already seen action at third base, shortstop, second base and center field. Jon Lester tries again for his first win with the Chicago Cubs. A prized free agent in the offseason, the left-hander is 0-1 with a 7.84 ERA ...

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  3. Will there be a Giant problem in San Francisco?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... (2-8) had started worse the year after winning the Series. Evans is the negotiator, and he came close to landing Jon Lester , James Shields , and Pablo Sandoval , but got none of them. Will 2015 be one of those wasted years for the Giants? Can Evans ...

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    Yesterday | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... marked a new change in direction for Theo Epstein's Cubs as much as the hiring of Joe Maddon or the signing of Jon Lester . But Epstein vowed to stay in the moment as he watched the game that followed his placing Mike Olt on the disabled list and ...

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  5. Buck Showalter gives no extra value to acesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... of the Orioles to exploit the flaws of opposing teams, not express empathy for them. And when the Red Sox had Jon Lester for half a season last year, the Orioles did not have an ace the entire year, yet the Red Sox finished last and the Orioles ...

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  6. Red Sox fans better be prepared to open their walletsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | BoSox Injection

    ... also much smaller than other squads' with fans that aren't as rabid as Red Sox Nation. However, it does make the Jon Lester contract negotiations that much more difficult to stomach, and it makes you shake your head when you think about the front ...

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  7. Red Sox, Yankees, Mets: What We Know So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    ... biggest preseason question was starting pitching, the front office having passed on expensive free agents, like Jon Lester , who would have been a wildly popular signing. Through nine games, Boston's five starters have averaged 5 2/3 innings per ...

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  8. Playing Fact or Fiction with All 30 MLB Teams' Early-Season RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | BleacherReport

    ... has looked great so far, but I just don't see them topping the 100-win mark. Despite a slow start from new ace Jon Lester and the demotion of uber-prospect Kris Bryant, the Chicago Cubs have come out of the gates strong in 2015, building some early ...

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  9. Red Sox starting rotation showing its deficiencies second turn through, could spell troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MassLive.com

    ... Sox starters don't pitch better the conversation will start to center on how GM Ben Cherington failed to replace Jon Lester and how the team remains without an ace and must acquire a top of the rotation starter as soon as possible.

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  10. Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester's rough start is normalRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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 Don't look now, but Jon Lester is doing exactly what he does just about every year.

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  11. Cubs Pitcher Jon Lester Responds to Both Trolls and Supporters on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BleacherReport

    When Jon Lester signed a six-year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs this past offseason, it came with extremely high expectations. Through his first two starts in a Cubs uniform, he hasn't quite lived up to the lucrative deal.

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  12. Preview: Reds-CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CBS Local

    ... Starlin Castro's 852 career hits rank second among National League players; only Hunter Pence (856) has more. Jon Lester failed to get out of the fifth inning in the Cubs' 3-0 loss to St. Louis on Opening Day (4.1 IP, 8 H, 3 ER). The Reds are one of ...

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  13. Chicago Cubs should lock up Jake Arrieta long termRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cubbies Crib

    ... over five years. Boston and Cleveland both saw how the market was set with pitchers this past off-season by Jon Lester and Max Scherzer and with pitchers like Johnny Cueto , David Price , and Jordan Zimmerman that the bar will get higher. They ...

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  14. Jon Lester's pickoff woes: How big an issue?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Call to the Pen

    Apr 13, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester in the first inning during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports Jon Lester 's first two starts in a Cubs uniform haven't quite gone according to plan.

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  15. Christopher L. Gasper No longer a wunderkind, Theo Epstein retains intensityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    ... for another World Series winner, but they're not that patient. That's why the Cubs shelled out $155million for Jon Lester, hired Joe Maddon as manager, and brought in veterans such as David Ross and Jason Motte. "We're actually kind of ahead of ...

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  16. 5 Biggest Overreactions For Boston Red Sox After First Week of 2015 MLB SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Rant Sports

    ... has already given us plenty to talk about. Here are the five biggest surprises from the early going. Read More Jon Lester has a 7.84 ERA through two starts with the Chicago Cubs and hasn't looked good at all. However, there's no need to panic about ...

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  17. Cubs' Lester dealing with the "yips"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Wrigley Field fans fans watch starting pitcher Jon Lester as he leaves the field during the fifth inning of his Chicago Cubs debut, a loss in which he allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to almost run at will. The Associated Press Wrigley Field fans fans watch starting pitcher Jon Lester as he leaves the field during the fifth inning of his Chicago Cubs debut, a loss in which he allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to almost run at will.

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  18. Jon Lestera s latest pickoff attempts wona t silence yips talkRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | New York Post

    The biggest upset of the baseball season took place Monday night: Cubs lefty Jon Lester attempted a pickoff throw - for the first time in almost two years. Lester's first pickoff attempt sailed wide of the first-base bag by about four feet, and his second attempt flew into right field.

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  19. Former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester continues to struggle throwing ball over to first baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MassLive.com

    Jon Lester had his difficulties throwing to first base to hold on base runners when he was a member of the Boston Red Sox. Lester has struggled in both his starts for the Cubs this year.

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  20. Watch Jon Lester Fire Pickoff Attempt Into the OutfieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    Jeremy Gottlieb is a Boston native and seasoned sports writer/nerd whose work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Eagle-Tribune, The Metrowest Daily News and at BDCwire, SB Nation and Bleacher Report. Lester's issues with throwing to bases took center stage during Monday night's game at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds when he attempted his first pickoff throw to first base since the 2013 season.

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