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Leicester Wants to Continue Starting

Jon Leicester

Jon Leicester's place in the Cubs' organization has shifted since the season began. Leicester made the 25-man roster out of Spring Training as a middle reliever. Then after five appearances out of the bullpen, the 26-year-old was optioned to Triple-A.

"I started only some of 2003 (at Double-A West Tenn)," Leicester recalled. "I was starting at this time last year (at Iowa). It's nothing new to me; I just need to get into a routine." Leicester started one major league game this year, a no-decision against the New York Mets on May 9. The game was delayed twice because of rain, so he was only able to pitch three innings. Before the game was...

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