Jon Lester’s throwing woes to bases have been well documented. Whether it’s a pickoff attempt or an assist to a base, Lester struggles to connect with his intended target.
Odd considering that from 60 feet, six inches, Lester exhibits pinpoint control. That’s why the Cubs made him their highest-paid player at $155 million over six years, including an MLB-record $30 million signing bonus.
On Sunday when Lester fielded a one-hopper in the second inning, the ball got stuck in the webbing of his glove. The quick-thinking pitcher decided to toss the ball AND glove to the quicker-thinking first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who dropped his glove and fielded Lester’s for the out.
Almost as good as a fan catching a ball in their beer.
Driver Ty Dillon’s No. 77 Chevrolet Camero ZL1 and his uniform will sport White Sox logos and colors for the NASCAR Chicago Street Race July 1-2.
Beyond helping build bigger muscles, the weight-bearing exercise also strengthens bones and reduces bone loss, improves posture and supports cardiovascular health.
Robertson was a familiar presence in American living rooms because of his “700 Club” television show.
Antwon Harrison, 24, allegedly fired a weapon at officers from a vehicle fleeing the scene of a shooting in Englewood on Monday. The driver was also arrested.
Eight Republican-led states have pulled out of the nation’s bipartisan electronic system that checks voter registration records for accuracy. More states could choose to pull out. It’s a threat to the integrity of our elections.