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Sun Jul 2304:15LHP Jon Lester (7-6) struck out 10, matching season high, and al...
LHP Jon Lester (7-6) struck out 10, matching a season high, and allowed two solo home runs, three hits and no walks in eight innings Saturday against the Cardinals. He took a perfect game into the sixth inning. He retired the first 17 batters he faced before he gave up a two-out single to RHP Adam Wainwright in the sixth inning for the Cubs' longest no-hit bid this season.
Sat Jul 2204:41LHP Jon Lester (6-6, 4.07 ERA) makes 21st start of season and 12...
LHP Jon Lester (6-6, 4.07 ERA) makes his 21st start of the season and 12th at home on Saturday. He is coming off a seven-inning effort where he allowed just one run on three hits in a 4-3 Cubs victory on July 17. Lester is 0-1 in three starts against St. Louis this season with a 3.78 ERA. He has a 2.37 lifetime ERA in 12 starts against the Cardinals, the third lowest active ERA among pitchers with at least 10 starts against St. Louis.
Tue Jul 1803:42LHP Jon Lester bounced back from career-worst effort to beat Bra...
LHP Jon Lester bounced back from a career-worst effort to beat the Braves on Monday. He threw 102 pitches on Monday and allowed one run on three hits with one walk and six strikeouts. Lester retired the last 10 batters he faced. He also had a double, a walk and his first career stolen base. The last Chicago pitcher with an extra-base hit, a walk and a steal was Charlie Root in 1930. Lester is now 3-0 with a 0.63 ERA in his last four games against the Braves.
Sun Jul 1603:43LHP Jon Lester will start Monday's series opener in Atlanta, man...
LHP Jon Lester will start Monday's series opener in Atlanta, manager Joe Maddon said. Lester is trying to bounce back from giving up 10 runs in two-thirds of an inning in his last start.
Mon Jul 1001:47LHP Jon Lester allowed 10 runs (four earned) and six hits, struc...
LHP Jon Lester allowed 10 runs (four earned) and six hits, struck out none and walked three in 2/3 of an inning Sunday against the Pirates. He threw 53 pitches in the shortest outing of his career. The outing snapped a streak of 101 consecutive starts with at least one strikeout. Lester gave up 10 runs in a game for the first time since July 22, 2012, against Toronto.
Wed Jul 505:40LHP Jon Lester (5-5) departed after five innings and 100 pitches...
LHP Jon Lester (5-5) departed after five innings and 100 pitches in his 40th inter-league start. He allowed nine hits, six runs (five earned), walked one and struck out six. Tuesday's start was Lester's first on the Fourth of July and first against Tampa Bay since his final start with Boston on July 25, 2014. While with the Red Sox he made 28 starts against the Rays, going 13-9 with a 4.08 ERA. His six runs allowed are the most at Wrigley Field since Aug. 19, 2015 against the Tigers. The Cubs are now 7-3 in his last 10 starts.
Fri Jun 3004:04LHP Jon Lester six innings and gave up three hits and one run on...
LHP Jon Lester went six innings and gave up three hits and one run on Thursday. Manager Joe Maddon said the heat played a part. "It was time" to take him out, Maddon said.
Thu Jun 2903:52LHP Jon Lester will pitch series finale Thursday at Washington
LHP Jon Lester will pitch the series finale Thursday at Washington. He is 5-4 with a 3.83 ERA this year. Lester has made four starts in his career against the Nationals and they have all been quality ones. He last faced Washington in 2015 at Wrigley Field and took the loss despite allowing only one earned run in seven innings with 10 strikeouts.
Sun Jun 2503:53LHP Jon Lester (5-4) earned win against Marlins on Saturday and ...
LHP Jon Lester (5-4) earned a win against the Marlins on Saturday and has now defeated 29 of the 30 teams in the majors. The only exception is the Boston Red Sox, a team he used to play for and has never faced. Facing Miami for the fifth time on Saturday, Lester pitched seven innings and allowed four hits, one walk and three runs. Lester retired 18 of the last 20 batters he faced.
Sat Jun 2404:38LHP Jon Lester on Saturday will start against Marlins, team he h...
LHP Jon Lester on Saturday will start against the Marlins, a team he has never beaten in four career starts, sporting a 4.91 ERA. He has beaten the 28 other major-league teams he has faced (he has never played against the Boston Red Sox). This will be Lester's 16th start of the season, and he has been much better at home (3-1, 2.68 ERA) than on the road (1-3, 5.85). In his most recent start, against the San Diego Padres, he allowed just two runs in six innings, getting a no-decision in an eventual Cubs win. It was his eighth quality start of the season.
Tue Jun 2003:43LHP Jon Lester took no-decision in six-inning outing but earned ...
LHP Jon Lester took a no-decision in a six-inning outing but earned his eighth quality start of the year. Lester gave up two runs on five hits, walked one and struck out seven while allowing a season-high two home runs. Lester has posted a 2.68 ERA in nine home starts.
Wed Jun 1404:23LHP Jon Lester reached milestone Tuesday night, when he earned 1...
LHP Jon Lester reached a milestone Tuesday night, when he earned the 150th victory of his career by tossing seven strong innings in the Cubs' 8-1 win over the Mets. Lester allowed five hits and one walk while striking out 10 in becoming the eighth active pitcher to reach 150 wins. He is tied with San Diego Padres RHP Jered Weaver on the active list, six wins behind Seattle Mariners RHP Felix Hernandez. Lester is 4-4 with a 3.89 ERA in 14 starts this season.
Tue Jun 1303:24LHP Jon Lester will look to reach another career milestone Tuesd...
LHP Jon Lester will look to reach another career milestone Tuesday night, when he takes the mound for the Cubs in the middle game of a three-game series against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Lester will be making his fourth attempt at earning the 150th win of his career. He took the loss in his most recent start last Thursday after allowing four runs on six hits and one walk while striking out five over five innings as the Cubs fell to the Colorado Rockies, 4-1. Lester is 0-2 with an 8.16 ERA in his last three starts, a stretch in which his overall ERA has risen from 3.19 to a season-high 4.13. He is trying to become the eighth active pitcher to reach 150 wins and the 257th hurler overall. Lester is 3-1 with a 4.67 ERA in five career regular-season starts against the Mets.
Fri Jun 903:52LHP Jon Lester (3-4) allowed four runs at Wrigley Field for firs...
LHP Jon Lester (3-4) allowed four runs at Wrigley Field for the first time since Sept. 20, 2015, against St. Louis, snapping a run of 23 home starts allowing three or fewer runs. That was the longest streak in Wrigley Field history. He also suffered his first loss at home since May 15, 2016, snapping a 12-game winning streak.
Thu Jun 804:11LHP Jon Lester (3-3, 3.91 ERA) makes Thursday night start as Cub...
LHP Jon Lester (3-3, 3.91 ERA) makes the Thursday night start as the Cubs open a three-game series against Colorado. Lester, who is 3-0 with a 2.15 ERA in seven home appearances, makes his 13th start of the year. He's 0-3 on the road. In his last start on June 3 against the Cardinals, he worked six innings and allowed three earned runs and six hits in a no-decision for his sixth quality home start. Lester is 1-2 in three regular-season starts against the Rockies. He has struck out 30 Colorado batters while walking just four in three previous efforts.
Sun Jun 403:44LHP Jon Lester allowed three runs and six hits, struck out four ...
LHP Jon Lester allowed three runs and six hits, struck out four and walked three in six innings Saturday against the Cardinals. It was his sixth quality start of the season. He has a 2.15 ERA in seven home starts.
Sat Jun 304:46LH Jon Lester (3-3, 3.86 ERA) makes 12th start of season and sev...
LH Jon Lester (3-3, 3.86 ERA) makes his 12th start of the season and seventh at Wrigley Field. In his last start on May 28 at the Dodgers, he gave up a pair of three-run homers and was hit for a season-high six runs in Chicago's 9-4 loss. "Nothing was really sharp," Lester told reporters. "I didn't have command of fastball on either side of the plate. Lester is 3-0 at Wrigley Field with a 1.80 ERA in six home starts. He has faced the Cardinals twice already this season, going 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA.
Wed May 2406:58LHP Jon Lester (3-2) started strong and -- with exception of one...
LHP Jon Lester (3-2) started strong and -- with the exception of one inning -- kept getting better in a complete-game win Tuesday vs. the Giants. Lester allowed just one run on four hits while striking out a season-high 10 in his first complete game this season. Lester, whose longest outings this season were a pair of seven-inning starts, threw 99 pitches -- 70 for strikes -- and didn't issue a walk. He is now 13-2 at Wrigley Field since the start of last season and has a 12-game home winning streak. He shrugged off a 65-minute rain delay prior to the game and struck out the side in the opening inning.
Tue May 2303:55LHP Jon Lester (2-2, 3.57 ERA) makes 10th start of season on Tue...
LHP Jon Lester (2-2, 3.57 ERA) makes his 10th start of the season on Tuesday. He's coming off his second win of the year -- a 9-5 Cubs triumph over the Reds last Thursday. Lester allowed six hits over six-plus innings in that game, striking out five. He remains unbeaten in his last 18 Wrigley Field starts and is 13-0 in that span. Lester is 4-1 in five career starts against San Francisco with a 2.25 ERA and had a complete game against the Giants in his first start on June 27, 2010 as well as his most recent regular-season outing on Sept. 2, 2016. He tossed eight shutout innings and allowed five hits against the Giants in Game 1 of the 2016 NLDS.
Fri May 1905:04LHP Jon Lester (2-2) picked up second win of season and earned f...
LHP Jon Lester (2-2) picked up his second win of the season and earned his fourth quality start in his six-plus inning effort. He no 2-0 with a 3.94 ERA in five career home starts against Cincinnati -- all Cubs victories -- and has pitched at least six innings in all five starts. Since Sept. 15, 2015 he has allowed seven or fewer hits and three or fewer earned runs in all 21 of his Wrigley Field starts, the longest streak in ballpark history.
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