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Cancer treatment to sideline Boston Red Sox manager Farrell for rest of 2015 season

...happening. He's a young man."Farrell, a former major league pitcher, was coaching for the Red Sox in 2007 when ace Jon Lester returned from lymphoma in late July. Lester started the clinching game of the Series in Colorado.Farrell said he never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-14/cancer-treatment-sidelin
Cubs' Jake Arrieta shuts down Braves

...start for the Cubs, whose starting pitchers have a 1.29 ERA over their past 16 games.Former Augusta Green Jacket Jon Lester gave up just two hits and one walk in 71/3 innings of a 4-0 win Saturday.Shelby Miller (5-6) struck out eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-19/cubs-jake-arrieta-shuts-
Playoff races, trade talks highlight second half of MLB season

...said, all eyes will be on Wrigley Field if Chicago stays close. Rookie Kris Bryant has delivered and pricey free agent Jon Lester could dominate soon. At least there's hope Maddon could someday soon manage the Cubs to their first World Series crown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-15/playoff-races-trade-talk
Cubs' Jon Lester flirts with no-hitter in win over Braves

ATLANTA - Jon Lester lost his bid for a no-hitter in the eighth inning ? a try revived by an official scorer's reversal ? but ended the longest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-18/cubs-jon-lester-flirts-n
Eury Perez's hit lifts Braves over Cubs in return from All-Star break

...when he made five starts as the designated hitter. This time, he's back and will have at least a share of the starting job at catcher.Manager Joe Maddon said catcher David Ross will start with left-hander Jon Lester on Saturday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-17/eury-perezs-hit-lifts-br
Chris Heston's no-hitter is latest in list of GreenJackets accomplishments

...hit three batters to prevent a perfect game.It marked the third no-hitter thrown by a former GreenJacket, joining Jon Lester and Jonathan Sanchez.Combined with Madison Bumgarner's heroics in the 2014 playoffs and multiple world champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-13/chris-hestons-no-hitter-
Cubs, Cardinals have high hopes heading into opener

...upgrade. So did the team that plays there.The Chicago Cubs will be tested right from the start when they send new ace Jon Lester, a former Augusta GreenJacket, to the mound against Adam Wainwright for the opener against St. Louis tonight.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-04/cubs-cardinals-have-high
Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

...Joey and Jerry, will throw out the ceremonial first pitches and lead the seventh inning stretch.? Cubs pitcher Jon Lester declared himself ready for Opening Day after throwing 84 pitches in a minor league contest on Tues day.After he missed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/cubs-honor-ernie-banks-o
Dodgers sign Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

...season-ending knee surgery in July. He has 11 Opening-Day starts overall. CUBS: There's a strong chance that Jon Lester won't pitch in another exhibition game this month.But the team wants to make sure its prized left-hander and former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/dodgers-sign-cuban-infie
Cardinals spoil Cubs' debuts of Joe Maddon, Jon Lester in season opener

...ol' Cubbies. Same old Cardinals, too.At least for one game.Adam Wainwright threw six sharp innings to outpitch Jon Lester, and St. Louis handed new Chicago manager Joe Maddon a 3-0 loss Sunday night in the major league opener.Jason Heyward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-05/cardinals-spoil-cubs-deb