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Cubs’ Lester looks to rebound at Atlanta (Jul 17, 2017)

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ATLANTA — Pitching in a city where he always has success and is near his offseason home would appear to be the perfect situation for Jon Lester to get back on track.

The Atlanta Braves, though, have a new ballpark, and things definitely aren’t normal for the Chicago Cubs left-hander.

Lester, who faces the Braves at SunTrust Park on Monday night, is coming off the worst outing of his successful 12-year career.

The winner of 151 major league games went into the All-Star break after giving up 10 runs (four earned) while getting just two outs against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 9.