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#Cubs pitching probables for final week in AZ

The Cubs have set their pitching probables for the final week of Cactus League play. Here’s a schedule. Remember, it’s subject to change:

Sunday at Royals: RHP Edwin Jackson… 96 more words


Levine: Cubs' Jon Lester Looks Good In Minor League Start

By Bruce Levine–

(CBS) – All systems seem to be a go for Cubs left-hander Jon Lester as he builds his arm strength for his Opening Day assignment on April 5. 298 more words


Lester has 'good, normal' outing

The Cubs’ Jon Lester threw 54 pitches in a Minor League game Thursday, and he wanted to focus on his next start and what he needs to do to prepare for that rather than look ahead to Opening Night. 80 more words

Opening Day

#Cubs Maddon liked what he saw of Lester's outing

Cubs manager Joe Maddon was happy with what he saw from Jon Lester’s outing Thursday in a Minor League intrasquad game. Lester threw 54 pitches, facing 12 batters. 178 more words


Levine: Jon Lester Ready To Rebuild Arm Strength

By Bruce Levine–

MESA, Ariz. (CBS) —  Arm strength — not pitch count — is what the Cubs are evaluating in ace left-hander Jon Lester’s readiness for Opening Day. 400 more words


Chicago Cubs 2015 Season Preview

The Cubbies enter the 2015 season with hopes of returning to the postseason for the first time since 2008. They have a youth at most of the core positions – first base, third base, right field, short shop and on the mound – and now have recruited some experience to help mould this team. 856 more words

Contract Analysis

MLB Series: Oakland Athletics

Jeff Samardzija, Jon Lester, Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss and Derek Norris all gone. All of these players were on the AL all-star team and none of them are still on the Oakland Athletics. 301 more words