Jon Lester News Archive
Lester remains on track to be ready to pitch the opener and will make his last exhibition start Tuesday, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.
Lester (dead arm) threw 54 pitches in a minor league game Thursday. He struck out three of the 12 batters he faced.
Lester (dead arm) will make two minor league starts prior to taking the ball on Opening Night, CSN Chicago's Patrick Mooney reports.
Lester (dead arm) threw a side session Monday and is scheduled to start Thursday's spring training game, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.
Lester said Saturday that his dead arm is nothing to worry about, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
Lester will be scratched from Saturday's scheduled start due to "dead arm," Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Lester was impressive in his Cubs debut Friday, retiring five of the six batters he faced, including three by strikeout and one by a double play.