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Lester wins 5th straight start, Cubs beat Dodgers 4-0

CHICAGO (AP) Whether they were making neat grabs or nailing runners at the plate, the Chicago Cubs came through with one sparkling play after another.

It was just what Jon Lester needed.

The four-time All-Star won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Almora Jr..324
HR: J. Báez14
RBI: A. Rizzo48
SB: J. Báez13
W: J. Lester9
ERA: J. Lester2.10
Saves: B. Morrow16
K: J. Quintana73
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Chi Cubs 4229.592-
Milwaukee 4330.589-
St. Louis 3834.5284.5
Pittsburgh 3637.4937
Cincinnati 2845.38415
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .259 (3)
Runs: 346 (7)
Hits: 645 (8)
Home Runs: 74 (22)
Stolen Bases: 33 (18)
OBP: .341 (1)
SLG: .418 (10)
Total Bases: 1040 (12)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.13 (2)
Runs Allowed: 247 (2)
Saves: 20 (10)
Strikeouts: 612 (18)
OpBA: .218 (3)
OBP: .312 (13)
SLG: .349 (2)
Run Support: 4.79 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/20 B. Morrow Placed on 10-Day DL (Lower back tightness)
6/19 J. Hancock Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
6/18 B. Duensing Placed on Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List
6/18 R. Zastryzny Called Up from Minors
6/15 E. Navarro Signed to Play in Japan (Hanshin Tigers)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
6/17 J. Báez Left elbow contusion (day-to-day)
6/17 B. Morrow Lower back tightness (on 10-day DL)
6/3 A. Russell Left middle finger sprain (day-to-day)
5/30 C. Edwards Jr. Right shoulder inflammation (on 10-day DL)
5/23 Y. Darvish Right triceps tendinitis (on 10-day DL)
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