Joc Pederson dropped a two-out bunt toward the mound in the second inning Thursday night.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester fielded the ball, spun and short-armed a one-hop throw to first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who made the catch for the third out.
As Lester walked off the mound, he glared toward the Dodgers dugout with a look that was part smirk, part disdain.
Catcher David Ross surveyed the scene and liked what he saw.
“He loves the energy, he thrives on that,” Ross said of Lester.
“We’ve seen just about every trick in the book this year with guys trying to mess with him, and when they do, it kind of fires him...