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Bleacher Report
Cy Young Winner Jake Arrieta Could Bolt Cubs for Massive $100M Paydayagents. That's a guy who gets the business side of the game and is prepared to
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 hours ago
agents. That's a guy who gets the business side of the game and is prepared to follow the money. The Cubs owe 33-year-old Jon Lester $27.5 million in 2018 and 2019, $20 million in 2020 and $25 million in 2021 with a $10 million buyout. Quintana's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Prized parking spots among items in Morton foundation's online auctionCardinals game at Busch Stadium including access to the Cardinals Club, a baseb
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Cardinals game at Busch Stadium including access to the Cardinals Club, a baseball autographed by Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, and a two-hour party for up to 200 swimmers at the Morton Park District pool. Witzig said the foundation's board... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Call me crazy, but Bears look good enough to make .500 season realistic goalsuckers more than savants. Who in Chicago would have guessed Mitch Trubisky wou
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
suckers more than savants. Who in Chicago would have guessed Mitch Trubisky would have a better record in October than Jon Lester? Teams with Super Bowl aspirations worry about football aesthetics. Teams as limited as the Bears, without that... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Sahadev Sharma: “I do know there were some differences” with Bosio, CubsCHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 30: Chicago Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio meets with Jo
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 30: Chicago Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio meets with Jon Lester #34 of the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians in Game Five of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on October 30, 2016 in Chicago,... Read more
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New York Post
Diagnosing the next steps for Cubs to remain a title contenderto match — is more overt than ever now with Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis reachin
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
to match — is more overt than ever now with Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis reaching free agency, John Lackey likely to retire, Jon Lester adding another year to his age and the questionable length of the bullpen being exposed for a second straight... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cubs will try to protect pitching prospects while bridging gap to majorsdidn't rule out trading their younger pitching prospects. But letting their yo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
didn't rule out trading their younger pitching prospects. But letting their young pitching develop remains essential as Jon Lester and Quintana are under contract through at least 2020, and Kyle Hendricks is first eligible for arbitration in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cubs avoid elimination with 3-2 victory over Dodgers in Game 4 of NLCSdo not care to contemplate the possibility of a Game 6 in Los Angeles, and the
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
do not care to contemplate the possibility of a Game 6 in Los Angeles, and the specter of another bout with Cubs ace Jon Lester. They could have taken care of business Wednesday. The atmo-sphere felt ripe for a coronation. The Cubs took... Read more
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SportingNews
The Bumgarner Effect: Starters as relievers have had mixed postseason successreputation for postseason struggles with just seven pitches, making short work
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
reputation for postseason struggles with just seven pitches, making short work of the Nats and snuffing out their threat. Jon Lester, 2016 World Series Game 7 3IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 K, 1 BB Like Bumgarner, Lester was a dominant left-handed starter... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
5 key questions facing the Cubs this offseasonthe Cubs cost certainty for three more seasons. That gives them room to aim hig
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the Cubs cost certainty for three more seasons. That gives them room to aim high for a free agent or spread the money, with Jon Lester and Quintana possessing ace-like stuff on occasion. An abundance of young outfielders provides a potential fit for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Maddon Addresses Players Who 'May Not Be Here Next Year'not 100 percent sure he’s not coming back next year.” “He’s one of the best te
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
not 100 percent sure he’s not coming back next year.” “He’s one of the best teammates and people I ever got to play with,” Jon Lester said as the team celebrated in the visiting clubhouse at Busch Stadium. “Tonight was probably his last regular... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
No Title Repeat: Cubs Bow Out In Game 5 Against Dodgershomered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. “Sometimes you’re not
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 3 days ago
homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. “Sometimes you’re not always gonna be in the World Series,” Jon Lester said. “The Dodgers are a really good team. They’re playing really good baseball right now. This series showed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No title repeat: Cubs bow out in Game 5 against DodgersBryant homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. "Sometimes you
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Bryant homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. "Sometimes you're not always gonna be in the World Series," Jon Lester said. "The Dodgers are a really good team. They're playing really good baseball right now. This series showed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No title repeat: Cubs bow out in Game 5 against DodgersBryant homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. “Sometimes you
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Bryant homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. “Sometimes you’re not always gonna be in the World Series,” Jon Lester said. “The Dodgers are a really good team. They’re playing really good baseball right now. This series showed... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No title repeat: Cubs bow out in Game 5 against Dodgershomered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. "Sometimes you're not
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. "Sometimes you're not always gonna be in the World Series," Jon Lester said. "The Dodgers are a really good team. They're playing really good baseball right now. This series showed... Read more
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Island Packet
No title repeat: Cubs bow out in Game 5 against DodgersBryant homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. "Sometimes you
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
Bryant homered in the fourth. But all that did was make it 9-1. "Sometimes you're not always gonna be in the World Series," Jon Lester said. "The Dodgers are a really good team. They're playing really good baseball right now. This series showed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
World Series repeat bid is history as Cubs end season with NLCS Game 5 loss to Dodgerscoasting through the NLCS without arguably their most valuable player — injured
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
coasting through the NLCS without arguably their most valuable player — injured shortstop Corey Seager. "It's Catch-22," Jon Lester said. "Our goal was to win the World Series, so that's disappointing. But you have to look at the positives. We... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cubs' Once Surefire Growing Dynasty Now Faces Significant Question Marksveterans Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward around for a few more seasons on multi-y
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
veterans Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward around for a few more seasons on multi-year contracts. On the mound, the Cubs have Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks and Jose Quintana to build around. But, about that mound. That's where the questions begin... Read more
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New York Post
Why baseball doesn’t need more Yasiel Puigs, it needs lessTV skips Why are producers of nationally televised games eager to demonstrate
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
TV skips Why are producers of nationally televised games eager to demonstrate their ignorance? In Game 2 of Cubs-Dodgers, Jon Lester was pitching when a large graphic showed him fourth among lefties to start the most postseason games. With 21,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Clayton Kershaw Can Send Dodgers to The World Seriesanother lasting image of a defeated Kershaw in the dugout, after yet another po
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
another lasting image of a defeated Kershaw in the dugout, after yet another postseason disappointment. The Cubs' have Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks lurking and Joe Maddon would like nothing more than to unleash them in Games 6 and 7 at Dodger... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dodgers Dugout: Only Curtis Granderson can strike out five times in four at-bats8 homers, 53 strikeouts (All times PDT) Game 5: Thursday, 5 p.m., Dodgers (Cl
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
8 homers, 53 strikeouts (All times PDT) Game 5: Thursday, 5 p.m., Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw) at Chicago (Jose Quintana), TBS Game 6*: Saturday, 1 p.m. (will move to 5 p.m. if ALCS is complete), Chicago (Jon Lester) at Dodgers (Rich... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Cubs can beat Dodgers in Game 5 of NLCSWade Davis’ availability for Game 5 is uncertain at best. If the game comes dow
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Wade Davis’ availability for Game 5 is uncertain at best. If the game comes down to a save situation, it’s likely the Cubs will need someone else — Carl Edwards Jr., Mike Montgomery, Pedro Strop or maybe even Jon Lester — to step in and shut the do... Read more
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The Morning Call
3 homers, Jake Arrieta help Cubs stay alive with 3-2 victory over Dodgersumpire Todd Tichenor. Before the game, projected Game 5 starter Jose Quintana
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
umpire Todd Tichenor. Before the game, projected Game 5 starter Jose Quintana revealed that veterans Jason Heyward, Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jon Jay — who all possess at least one World Series ring — spoke up during a pregame... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Future finally arrives for Cubs left-hander Jose Quintanato solidify their starting rotation for the foreseeable future. Quintana made s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
to solidify their starting rotation for the foreseeable future. Quintana made sense, most likely in the No. 3 spot behind Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks. "They're not available that often," Cubs President Theo Epstein said of quality starting... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
3 homers, Jake Arrieta help Cubs stay alive with 3-2 victory over Dodgersumpire Todd Tichenor. Before the game, projected Game 5 starter Jose Quintana
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
umpire Todd Tichenor. Before the game, projected Game 5 starter Jose Quintana revealed that veterans Jason Heyward, Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jon Jay — who all possess at least one World Series ring — spoke up during a pregame... Read more
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SportingNews
Three takeaways from Cubs' series-saving win over Dodgersfive more walks, proving his command is sporadic, but he has allowed just one e
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
five more walks, proving his command is sporadic, but he has allowed just one earned run in 10 2/3 innings this postseason. Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks have taken up the role of "ace" at times for the Cubs, but Arrieta has the most devastating... Read more
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The Morning Call
Taco Bell plans another 'Steal a Base, Steal a Taco' promotion for World Seriestime securing the promotional foodstuff by stealing second in the bottom of the
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
time securing the promotional foodstuff by stealing second in the bottom of the first inning in Game 1 off Cubs starter Jon Lester. If this year’s first World Series stolen base comes in the first two games, the nationwide giveaway at... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Justin Turner's walk-off home run gives Dodgers a 2-0 lead over Cubs in NLCShits with eight strikeouts. Maddon turned to his relievers far earlier than he
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
hits with eight strikeouts. Maddon turned to his relievers far earlier than he had hoped. The Dodgers forced Cubs ace Jon Lester to depart after 4 2/3 innings, the shortest of his 21 postseason starts. Lester was pitching on three days of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No faking that the Cubs need to wake upyear. Through the first two games, the Cubs have only seven hits in 60 at-bats.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
year. Through the first two games, the Cubs have only seven hits in 60 at-bats. Two of those hits were by Jose Quintana and Jon Lester, who are pitchers. No Cub has more than one hit in the series. And Zobrist, who has been coming off the bench as... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Back-to-back games for Kenta Maeda? No problem, Dodgers say.133 in their two NLCS games against the Dodgers. The top batting averages bel
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
.133 in their two NLCS games against the Dodgers. The top batting averages belong to starting pitchers Jose Quintana and Jon Lester, who both went 1 for 2. The one hit puts them in a tie for the team lead. The numbers 2-3-4 batters in the Cubs’... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Turner blasts Dodgers past Cubs, into 2-0 NLCS leadhitting an 88 mph fastball from Hill into the seats just inside the left field
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
hitting an 88 mph fastball from Hill into the seats just inside the left field foul pole for a 1-0 lead. Cubs starter Jon Lester held the Dodgers scoreless until the fifth before Culberson led off with a double and later scored on Turner's... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Turner blasts Dodgers past Cubs, into 2-0 NLCS leadhitting an 88 mph fastball from Hill into the seats just inside the left field
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
hitting an 88 mph fastball from Hill into the seats just inside the left field foul pole for a 1-0 lead. Cubs starter Jon Lester held the Dodgers scoreless until the fifth before Culberson led off with a double and later scored on Turner's... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Turner blasts Dodgers past Cubs, into 2-0 NLCS leadhitting an 88 mph fastball from Hill into the seats just inside the left field
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
hitting an 88 mph fastball from Hill into the seats just inside the left field foul pole for a 1-0 lead. Cubs starter Jon Lester held the Dodgers scoreless until the fifth before Culberson led off with a double and later scored on Turner's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
If Joe Maddon has a bonus clause for crazy, then the Cubs manager just cashed ithere it is again. It’s as if Cubs hitters haven’t learned. You know who has le
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
here it is again. It’s as if Cubs hitters haven’t learned. You know who has learned? Cubs starting pitchers, that’s who. Jon Lester and Jose Quintana hold the Cubs’ best batting averages in the NLCS. No lie True fact. The starters in Games 1 and... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Turner Homers In 9th, Dodgers Top Cubs 4-1 For 2-0 NLCS LeadCubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and s
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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Gulf News
Turner blasts Dodgers past Cubs, into 2-0 NLCS leadWilson Contreras and getting Albert Almora Jr on a ground-out to end the inning
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
Wilson Contreras and getting Albert Almora Jr on a ground-out to end the inning.The Dodgers threatened against Cubs starter Jon Lester in the second inning with a couple of walks, but Lester retired Culberson on a fly to right field to end the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Turner rekindles memories; walkoff HR puts LA up 2-0with the runs coming on home runs -- a two-run home run by Albert Almora on Sat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
with the runs coming on home runs -- a two-run home run by Albert Almora on Saturday and Russell's home run on Sunday. Jon Lester yielded 3 hits and 5 walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 leadCubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and s
KWWL Iowa / Posted 7 days ago
Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
True Blue Playoff Plus: Justin Turner’s Walkoff Homerun puts the Cubs in an 0-2 Hole In The NLCSvictory and a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series. They play po
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
victory and a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series. They play postgame audio from Joe Maddon, John Lacker, Jon Lester, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. WGN Radio’s Kevin Powell checks in from Dodger Stadium to share his thoughts on... Read more
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SportingNews
Justin Turner flips the switch, and the Dodger machine stays in working orderstill undefeated in the 2017 postseason. Game 2 was, for the most part, a pitc
SportingNews / Posted 7 days ago
still undefeated in the 2017 postseason. Game 2 was, for the most part, a pitching clinic. Although starters Rich Hill and Jon Lester didn’t manage to pitch beyond the fifth inning — Hill went five full, Lester went 4 2/3 — they both allowed just... Read more
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TSN
Turner propels Dodgers to 2-0 series leadCubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and s
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
It's a smash ending as three-run homer gives Dodgers victory over Cubs in NLCS Game 2one out in the ninth when closer Kenley Jansen hit Anthony Rizzo with a pitch.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
one out in the ninth when closer Kenley Jansen hit Anthony Rizzo with a pitch. "The game has definitely changed," said Jon Lester, who was working on a shutout until Turner's two-out RBI single in the fourth precipitated his being pulled one... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Cubs down, 2-0, after walk-off HR by Dodgersprompting Cubs manager Joe Maddon to bring in Lackey. Chris Taylor walked, sett
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
prompting Cubs manager Joe Maddon to bring in Lackey. Chris Taylor walked, setting up Turner’s blast. Starting pitcher Jon Lester, coming off a 55-pitch relief performance Wednesday in Game 4 of the division series, gutted out 42/3 innings... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS leadCubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS leadCubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and s
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Justin Turner's walk-off home run gives Dodgers a 2-0 lead over Cubs in NLCShits with eight strikeouts. Maddon turned to his relievers far earlier than he
Hartford Courant / Posted 7 days ago
hits with eight strikeouts. Maddon turned to his relievers far earlier than he had hoped. The Dodgers forced Cubs ace Jon Lester to depart after 4 2/3 innings, the shortest of his 21 postseason starts. Even so, Hill bent first. In the fifth,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS leadCubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and s
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
Cubs retired to begin the NLCS, but the Dodgers have thrown eight hitless and scoreless innings of relief in the NLCS. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Cubs take tie into 9th: Dodgers hit walk-off homerthree strikeouts in 1⅓ innings. Their starting pitchers are running up pitch c
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
three strikeouts in 1⅓ innings. Their starting pitchers are running up pitch counts and not turning in quality starts. Jon Lester worked 4⅔ innings, but he was coming off a 55-pitch relief outing Wednesday in Game 4 of the division... Read more
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The Morning Call
Justin Turner's walk-off home run gives Dodgers a 2-0 lead over Cubs in NLCShits with eight strikeouts. Maddon turned to his relievers far earlier than he
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
hits with eight strikeouts. Maddon turned to his relievers far earlier than he had hoped. The Dodgers forced Cubs ace Jon Lester to depart after 4 2/3 innings, the shortest of his 21 postseason starts. Even so, Hill bent first. In the fifth,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubsall in Game 2. He has 10 RBIs in the Dodgers’ five postseason games, getting fi
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
all in Game 2. He has 10 RBIs in the Dodgers’ five postseason games, getting five in the playoff opener against Arizona. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Cubs lose Game 2 on Turner's walk off homerall in Game 2. He has 10 RBIs in the Dodgers' five postseason games, getting fi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
all in Game 2. He has 10 RBIs in the Dodgers' five postseason games, getting five in the playoff opener against Arizona. Jon Lester yielded three hits and five walks while failing to get out of the fifth inning in the shortest start of his long... Read more
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