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Jon Lester comes in as pinch-hitter to bunt Cubs to thrilling victory

  • Pitcher is a .051 career hitter but helps Cubs come back from 6-0 down
  • Fellow pitcher Travis Wood plays left field and makes spectacular catch

Travis Wood got four outs and made an impressive catch in left field; pitcher Jon Lester made the winning play — as a pinch hitter; five Chicago Cubs played two or more positions; and manager Joe Maddon went deep into his bag of tricks to steal a wild game from the Seattle Mariners.

Lester drove in Jason Heyward with a two-strike squeeze bunt in the 12th inning, and the Cubs overcame a six-run deficit on the way to a wild 7-6 victory over the Mariners on Sunday night.

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