Jon Lester named to his fifth All-Star game


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David Banks - USA Today Sports

Cubs veteran pitcher Jon Lester was named to his fifth All-Star game (2nd with Cubs) during an ESPN announcement show on Sunday night.

For the season, he has an impressive 11-2 record with 2.45 ERA in 18 games. His 11 wins are tied for most in the National League. He was recently named the National League Pitcher of the Month for June.

His teammates Javy Baez and Willson Contreras also made the prestigious event in Washington, D.C.

Lester posted a short message about his excitement about making another All-Star game.




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