#Cubs and Lester face Cardinals
Jon Lester closes the Cubs’ series against the Cardinals on Wednesday in a day game at Busch Stadium. In his last eight starts, Lester is 6-0 with a 1.17 ERA and a complete game. He’s tied the Nationals’ Max Scherzer and the Tigers’ Justin Verlander for the ML lead with 23 quality starts. With a win, Lester could join Jake Arrieta on top of the NL in Ws.
Here’s the lineup:
Looking ahead to the Cubs vs. Brewers at Wrigley Field, here are the pitching matchups:
Thursday: LHP Mike Montgomery (1-1, 3.67) vs. RHP Jimmy Nelson (7-14, 4.42)
Friday: RHP John Lackey (9-8, 3.35) vs. RHP Chase Anderson (8-11, 4.53)
Saturday: RHP Jake Arrieta (17-6, 2.91) vs. RHP Zach Davies (10-7, 3.87)
Sunday: RHP Kyle Hendricks (15-7, 2.03) vs. RHP Wily Peralta (6-10, 5.42)