Chicago Cubs: Jon Lester injury update


by - Senior Editor -
Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports
Patrick Gorski - USA Today Sports

Good news for the Chicago Cubs as their rotation is back at full strength.

Veteran Jon Lester will come off the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain and start Thursday afternon's game and oppose righty Ross Striping of the Dodgers.

This is ideal news for the Cubs as a hamstring strain can be a tricky issue especially for someone at 35 years old. He was injured during the Cubs' opener on April 8.

Lester is 1-0 with a sparkling 2.57 ERA in three starts this season.

Kyle Hendricks, Yu Darvish, and Jose Quintana will follow him in the series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Comment on this story
Print   
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Jon Lester reportedly signs with Nationals
Jon Lester reportedly signs with Nationals
Cubs avoid arbitration with Javy Baez, signs contract for 2021 season
Cubs avoid arbitration with Javy Baez, signs contract for 2021 season
Javy Baez announces birth of second child
Javy Baez announces birth of second child
Post your comments!
Subject (Replies: 0) Author
spacer Jon Lester injury update
CubsHQ News®
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest