Lester hurls gem as Cubs maintain Central lead

Jon Lester assured everyone he would be fine after exiting his previous start with back spasms. Taking the mound Saturday as scheduled, the veteran left-hander proved he was ready, completing seven scoreless innings in the Cubs’ 1-0 win over the Reds at Wrigley Field. The sole run of the game came in the sixth, when Javier Baez led off with an infield single, then scored on a two-out base hit from Willson Contreras. …Read the Rest


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