Jon Lester continued to struggle, allowing six runs in six innings in a no-decision Monday, but the Cubs were still able to win against the Reds.
Jon Lester struggled in his Cubs debut on Sunday night, allowing three runs on eight hits over 4 1/3 innings in a losing effort against the Cardinals.
Jon Lester (arm) threw 54 pitches Thursday in a minor league game.
Jon Lester (arm) is expected to throw 60 pitches Thursday in either a minor league game or a B-game.
Jon Lester (arm) is scheduled to throw a side session on Monday.
Jon Lester's scheduled start on Saturday has been pushed back due to a "dead arm" period.
Jon Lester was smacked around by the Padres in Monday's start, serving up six runs in 3 1/3 innings.
Jon Lester was exquisite again on Wednesday, shutting out the Dodgers over three innings.
Jon Lester dazzled in his Cubs debut on Friday, striking out three over two scoreless innings against the Reds in Cactus League action.
Jon Lester has been named the Cubs' Opening Night starter.
Cubs signed LHP Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million contract.
Jayson Stark of ESPN.com reports that Jon Lester's signing bonus with the Cubs is worth $30 million.
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that Jon Lester's deal with the Cubs includes a signing bonus of at least $20 million.
Jon Lester is signing with the Cubs for six years and $155 million, FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal and Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan are reporting.