Jon Lester Scratched with Sickness, Tyler Chatwood Starting Today (UPDATE)

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Jon Lester Scratched with Sickness, Tyler Chatwood Starting Today (UPDATE)

Chicago Cubs

That’s a big oof right there. One of the Cubs’ most reliable starting pitchers is under the weather, so a guy who has pitched just twice this month now has to start in a game to avoid a sweep.

Good luck to Tyler Chatwood, and feel better very soon, Jon Lester. More on Lester when it becomes available.

UPDATE: Bob Nightengale says it’s bronchitis, which is one of those things that can range in impact from really bad to not-terrible:



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