MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs are still lining up Jon Lester for Opening Night at Wrigley Field, but their $155 million ace won’t be making another Cactus League start.
MESA, Ariz. – Jon Lester insisted this dead-arm thing wouldn’t be a big deal, and publicly the Cubs remained optimistic their $155 million lefty would stay on track for Opening Night.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – A Cubs camp filled with sunshine and optimism just got a jolt of alarming news – $155 million lefty Jon Lester will miss Saturday’s start because of a “dead arm.”
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Joe Maddon repeated part of a question the Cubs already answered this winter, when they said Javier Baez wouldn’t be handed a job.
MESA, Ariz. – Joe Maddon grabbed some water in the dugout and happened to overhear Jon Lester talking with Welington Castillo.