#Cubs and Lester face Reds
Jon Lester gets the start Tuesday night for the Cubs as they play the second game of their three-game series against the Reds at Wrigley Field. Lester is 8-0 with a 1.47 ERA in his last 11 starts, holding opposing hitters to a .185 average. He has pitched six plus innings and given up one run or less in six consecutive starts. First pitch from Wrigley Field is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CT.
Here’s the lineup:
Anthony Rizzo is batting .304 with a .400 OBP and five home runs during his 15-game on-base streak. Meanwhile, the Reds’ Joey Votto is red hot. He’s reached base safely in eight of his last nine plate appearances, is now slashing .416/.502/.650 in 60 games since the All-Star break.