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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... Recommended Stories

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