Jon Lester out-hit the Cardinals through the first six innings Monday night, but he and the Cubs couldn’t hold St. Louis down. The Cardinals posted a 6-0 win over the Cubs to improve to 8-2 this season in head to head competition. The game was much closer than the score indicates as St. Louis added four runs in a sloppy ninth against Edwin Jackson.
Lester had his best outing, giving up two hits over seven innings, and striking out eight. It wasn’t good enough, and he now has lost a career-high nine straight starts. He has a 3.29 ERA in that …Read the Rest
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