Jon Lester looks ready for opening day start, but Joe Maddon holds off on announcement

Manager Joe Maddon didn’t hide his thoughts after watching Jon Lester pitch impressively Thursday during a batting practice session.

“I said, ‘You could have been pitching the first game of the season with the way you looked,’” Maddon said.

But Maddon was reluctant to name Lester the Cubs’ opening-day…

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Source:: Tribune

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