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Sports Central, 03.20.18: Loyola Talk; Blackhawks Coach Joel Quenneville and White Sox & Cubs News

WGN Radio’s Kevin Powell is behind the mic on today’s episode of Sports Central. Chicago Sun-Times Digital Content Producer and Loyola University alumni, Madeline Kenney, joins Kevin and gives her thoughts on the Ramblers and Sister Jean. 65 more words


Cubs Spring Training: Cubs beat the LA Angels

The Cubs, 11-2, continue their great spring training with a 6 to 1 win over the Angels. Chicago now sits 3.5 games ahead of Oakland Athletics for the top spot in the Cactus League standings.  183 more words


Jon Lester, Cubs stymie Angels 6-1

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Angels 6-1 Friday in a Cactus League game at Sloan Park in Mesa, Ariz.

AT THE PLATE: The Angels had only three hits against Jon Lester in five innings. 33 more words

Jon Lester is tackling his yips by intentionally bouncing throws to first base

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is a four-time All-Star. He has three World Series rings. He’s an excellent professional baseball player who, for some reason, cannot throw a baseball to first base. 250 more words


Jon Lester Doing Bounce Pass Pickoff Throws Will Be Electric

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is fantastic at throwing the ball toward home plate and terrible at throwing the ball to first base. His pickoff troubles have been well-documented and, to his credit, the veteran lefthander hasn’t shied away from the elephant in the room. 233 more words


Jon Lester's throwing methods are odd, but stop worrying about them

By: Alex Patt

Jon Lester will enter his 13th year in the majors and his fourth with the Cubs, which is hard to believe. His reputation as one of baseball’s best lefty starters and an all-time postseason great spans over his career in both Boston and Chicago. 293 more words

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Cubs LHP Jon Lester Working On Unusual Bounce Throw To Bases [VIDEO]

By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester is trying a new approach when it comes to his biggest weakness. 555 more words