Tag: jon lester

Errors Cool Off Lester's Hot Outing

Errors Cool Off Lester's Hot Outing
It was hot in Chicago last night. I’m not talking about the rising end-of-May temperatures. I’m not even talking about Kris Bryant’s bedroom eyes. I’m talking about the heat Max Scherzer and Jon Lester were throwing down the middle of the plate during last night’s pitcher’s duel. 23 strikeouts between the two superstars; 13 for... Read more »

Ace is Overrated

Ace is Overrated
Jon Lester seemed to popularize the term ‘ace’ last year when he became a free agent, leaving every team scrambling to find their own ace pitcher, many believing it’s impossible to win without one. Lester seemed to be the answer to the Cubs’ pitching problems because of his ‘ace’ label with the Red Sox, but... Read more »