Rolling Lester starts opener vs. rival Cardinals

After an off-day on Thursday, the Cubs open a three-game series against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Jon Lester will get the start against Michael Wacha, and Lester is on a roll. He has not given up a run in his past two outings, going seven innings both times. He’s 5-1 with a 1.63 ERA in his past eight starts. He’s 1-0 in two starts vs. the Cards, giving up two earned runs over 11 1/3 innings. First pitch will be at 7:15 p.m. CT from Busch Stadium. …Read the Rest


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