Recap: Jon Lester, Offense Dominate as Cubs Destroy Mariners 11-0

Jon Lester dominated with a one-hitter and the Cubs offense scored 11 runs as the Cubs shutout Seattle 11-0 on Wednesday night.

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Standout Performances

  • Jon Lester: 7.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 8 K, 1 BB
  • Javy Baez: 3-for-5, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI
  • Willson Contreras: 2-for-3, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB
  • Jason Heyward: 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI

How it Happened

  • 2nd: Javy Baez homer, 1-0 Cubs
  • 2nd: Jason Heyward RBI single, 2-0 Cubs
  • 2nd: Two bases-loaded walks, 4-0 Cubs
  • 2nd: Anthony Rizzo sac-fly, 5-0 Cubs
  • 2nd: Javy Baez RBI double, 6-0 Cubs
  • 3rd: Ben Zobrist sac-fly, 7-0 Cubs
  • 4th: Anthony Rizzo homer, 8-0 Cubs
  • 4th: Willson Contreras homer, 9-0 Cubs
  • 9th: Willson Contreras sac-fly, 10-0 Cubs
  • 9th: Kyle Schwarber sac-fly, 11-0 Cubs

One Great Thing

Jon Lester was on fire:

Standings Check

The Cubs improve to 15-12, 2nd place in the NL Central (3.0 games).

Up Next

The Cubs are off on Thursday before opening a 3-game home series against St. Louis on Friday.

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