#Cubs Lester NL Pitcher of the Month
The Cubs’ Jon Lester was named National League Pitcher of the Month for June after going 4-0 with 1.41 ERA. He gave up seven earned runs over 44 2/3 innings pitched and struck out 44 in the month.
Lester was tied for first in the Majors in innings pitched during the month of June, was tied for first among NL pitchers in wins, and posted the NL’s second lowest ERA.
It’s the fourth career Pitcher of the Month honor for Lester and first in the National League. Teammate Jake Arrieta was named NL Pitcher of the Month in April.