Lester will receive MRI on Tuesday, on a non-working day for both teams who will meet again on Wednesday.
"I did not feel anything like pop or anything like that," said Leicester after a 10:10 victory. "More than that, which feels spasms. We learn more [Tuesday]."
Lester's trauma occurred when he headed the bases at the bottom of the second inning. He slipped into the second base on the RBI double and moments later slipped home as part of the six to run inning Cubs. The veteran said that he had never had problems with his legs before. (Leicester, 35, at least 31
"In my opinion, I'm making my next start," he said. "[Tuesday] can tell us something else."
By warming up to the top of the third, Leicester grabbed his left knee. He then faced two beats, allowing both to reach before the manager Joe Maddon went and got him. Brad Brac replaced Leicester.
Lester was not the only suffering in the pitcher on Monday. Taillon was hit by anthony Rizzo's batting lead in the second inning. He listened to, but shook everyone and stayed in the game to finish the inning. In the third, however, he was 6: 0 interspersed. None of the races was earned, since pirates with the prefix Kevin Newman made three mistakes.
Leftists Stephen Braul changed Tylon. Pirates announced that their team chemist had checked Taillon and the initial tests were normal. It is planned to be evaluated on Tuesday.
This was not the first time that the Tayon hit the head of the liner. As a rookie in 2016 against brewers, he took a vicious sleeve from the back of his head in the second inning. He also stayed in this game, having passed six innings.
Cubs improved to 3-7, becoming the first team from the 2005 Detroit Tigers to have a positive run differential (plus-1) with a record of 3-7 or worse. They are also only the second team (Cardinals, 2000) since 1920 to score 10 or more tournaments in the first 10 games of the team.
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