MLB: Lester injured, Cubs rout Pirates in home opener

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist (18) is greeted by Kyle Schwarber (12) after scoring against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO — Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Chicago’s beleaguered bullpen stepped up after Jon Lester departed with left hamstring tightness, leading the Cubs over the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 in their home opener on Monday.