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Mets upend Cubs in Game 1 of NLCS

...another drought ? they went 0-7 against the Cubs during the regular season.Murphy connected off losing pitcher Jon Lester for his fourth homer of the playoffs and made a diving play at second base for the final out. Travis d'Arnaud homered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-17/mets-upend-cubs-game-1-n
Noah Syndergaard will start for Mets in Game 2

...left-handed-swinging first baseman was held out of the starting lineup for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against Cubs lefty Jon Lester.Duda, prone to prolonged slumps and big surges this season when he hit 27 homers, went 2 for 18 with 11 strikeouts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-17/noah-syndergaard-will-st
Daniel Murphy's blast helps the Mets beat Jake Arrieta, Cubs

...of bases and scored two runs for the Mets.After beating Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester and Arrieta, the Mets are two wins from reaching their first World Series since 2000.If the long-downtrodden Cubs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-18/daniel-murphys-blast-hel
Cubs beat Cardinals, advance to NLCS

...going, to make it 4-2.Lackey gave up four runs and four hits over three innings after outpitching former teammate Jon Lester in a dominant series opener. And the Cardinals, playing without catcher Yadier Molina (left thumb), failed to advance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-13/cubs-outs-cardinals-adva
The city of Chicago celebrates Cubs' NL Division Series victory

...North Siders savored the accomplishment .The victory in Game 4 allows Chicago to line up ace pitchers Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester for the beginning of the NLCS this weekend. The Dodgers beat the Mets 3-1 on Tuesday night and will play Game 5 of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-14/city-chicago-celebrates-
Cubs beat Cardinals 8-6

...ballgame."It sure wouldn't hurt if Lackey delivered the way he did in Game 1 Friday. He outpitched former teammate Jon Lester, allowing two hits into the eighth, and the Cardinals beat the Cubs 4-0.This time, he'll be working on three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-13/cubs-beat-cardinals-8-6
John Lackey shines as Cardinals top Cubs in Game 1

...ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs.Lackey outpitched old teammate Jon Lester, allowing two hits into the eighth inning, and rookies Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty each homered late for the Cardinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-09/john-lackey-shines-cardi
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, 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