#Cubs and Lester face Mets
Jon Lester gets the start on Sunday in the series finale against the Mets. The Cubs promoted Jeimer Candelario from Triple-A Iowa and placed Chris Coghlan on the DL. Candelario is starting at third base on Sunday. Here’s the lineup:
Lester was named NL Pitcher of the Month for June after going 4-0 with 1.41 ERA (seven earned runs in 44 2/3 innings pitched) and 44 strikeouts. The three-time All-Star tied for first in the Majors in innings pitched during the month of June, was tied for first among National Leaguers in wins, and posted the NL’s second lowest ERA while tying for second in strikeouts.