An unlikely hero, pitcher Jon Lester pinch-hit Cubs to extra-innings win


Ace pitcher Jon Lester doubled as a clutch batter Sunday night in a stunning 7-6 win over the Seattle Mariners in extra innings.

At one time trailing 6-0, the Cubs rallied to tie the game and send into extras, when reliever Hector Rondon was slated to bat with a runner on third and one out.

Instead, Lester took to the plate, laid down a squeeze bunt with two strikes and watched Jason Heyward bolt home for the game-winner.


Just your typical Sunday night, huh?