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  1. Story lines aplenty as MLB regular season draws nearRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    ... - people want to see how it's going to turn out," Toronto Blue Jays sage R.A. Dickey said. Chicago Cubs newcomer Jon Lester will throw the first pitch of the season, a Sunday night special on April 5 against St. Louis. Hope springs eternal all over, ...

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  2. MLB '15: Hurry up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox on the clockRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... -- people want to see how it's going to turn out," Toronto Blue Jays sage R.A. Dickey said. Chicago Cubs newcomer Jon Lester will throw the first pitch of the season, a Sunday night special on April 5 against St. Louis. Hope springs eternal all ...

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  3. Counting down to Opening DayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    ... - people want to see how it's going to turn out," Toronto Blue Jays sage R.A. Dickey said. Chicago Cubs newcomer Jon Lester will throw the first pitch of the season, a Sunday night special on April 5 against St. Louis. Hope springs eternal all over, ...

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  4. 2015 Preview: Chicago CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MSNBC

    ... Straily and third baseman Luis Valbuena . The biggest offseason move for the Cubs was signing left-handed starter Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million free agent contract. That's a ton of scratch for a 31-year-old pitcher, but the Cubbies print ...

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  5. Giants look to end every-other-year championship trendRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    They missed out paying big money to left-hander Jon Lester, who instead signed with the Chicago Cubs. While the reigning World Series champions are ready to shed that every-other-year title trend, plenty of people wonder whether general manager Brian Sabean and his staff did enough during the offseason to stay near the top in the talented NL West.

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  6. Complete Boston Red Sox 2015 Season PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... and Hanley Ramirez. Many Red Sox fans would've preferred to see that money go to a No. 1 starter, such as Jon Lester, Max Scherzer or James Shields. Sandoval fills a need at third base, but Ramirez is a bit of a redundancy in a crowded outfield. ...

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  7. Why Red Sox will miss playoffs in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BoSox Injection

    ... The facts are the Red Sox have not won a World Series or gone deep into playoffs without an "Ace." Cy Young to Jon Lester . I'll remain a skeptic on that part of the staff. The Red Sox have a reasonable bullpen, but one I'm not going to get giddy ...

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  8. 5 Things Boston Red Sox Fans Can Be Excited About On 2015 MLB Opening DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Rant Sports

    ... will be making an their first impressions during the 2015 season -- you can write it down right now. Read More Jon Lester hasn't thrown a regular-season pitch in a Chicago Cubs uniform, but he's already having arm issues. The team can only hope his ...

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  9. Know Your Enemy: Boston Red SoxRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bluebird Banter

    ... the Phillies managed to finish with 73 wins. After an awful first half of the season, a team fire sale erupted. Jon Lester , John Lackey, Andrew Miller , Jake Peavy and Jonny Gomes were all shipped off to contenders throughout the season. It is safe ...

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  10. Chicago Cubs: Do they need another top of the rotation starter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cubbies Crib

    The Chicago Cubs signed their ace this off-season in Jon Lester , but do we have a true number two in Jake Arrieta ? If you look at the history of World Series, there are a lot of similarities in the winners. Look at their starting pitching staff and what do you see? Usually they have two pitchers who could be number one starters on most other teams.

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  11. All About That Ace: Rick Porcello May Be Holding All the CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Boston.com

    ... Bruins, and Celtics, the Boston Marathon, and more as part of the BDC and Boston Globe sports teams. With Jon Lester off to greener pastures, John Lackey long gone, and Clay Buchholz unable to inspire any confidence in Red Sox nation, the rotation ...

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  12. When is it fair to panic about the Red Sox rotation?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Over The Monster

    ... Ben Cherington. Granted, one month slumps do happen to some great players. Imagine if the Red Sox had given up on Jon Lester once and for all when his 2013 season started to head the way of 2012 in May and June. Then they probably never win the ...

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  13. Rick Porcello was slinging in the rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Boston.com

    ... the mound when he hit Youk with a pitch at Fenway Park in 2009. Porcello is all the Red Sox have to show for Jon Lester (Lester was dealt for Yoenis Cespedes , who was dealt for Porcello). Perhaps the best of a chorus line of Red Sox No. 3 starters, ...

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  14. Cubs' Lester: Dead arm's no concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    After throwing 50 pitches off a mound Monday, Cubs left-hander Jon Lester expressed optimism that he was on target for the April 5 opener against the Cardinals. "We still got a long way to go," Lester said two hours after pitching for the first time since experiencing a "dead" arm that heightened concerns among Cubs fans regarding their $155 million free-agent signee.

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  15. Red Sox Trade Unlikely Before the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | BoSox Injection

    ... said that the Sox aren't expecting to make any big moves before the start of the season. After missing out on the Jon Lester sweepstakes, the Red Sox added Rick Porcello , Wade Miley and Justin Masterson to the rotation. This left the Red Sox ...

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  16. Cubs' Lester not worried about 'dead' armRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | ArcaMax Publishing

    Jon Lester arrived at the Chicago Cubs' clubhouse Saturday morning with his backpack and nothing that would indicate he is suffering from a "dead" left arm. "I don't think it's anything to be concerned about," Lester said after being scratched from his start against the Seattle Mariners and Felix Hernandez.

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  17. Jon Lester not worried about 'dead' armRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | ChicagoSports.com

    Jon Lester arrived at the Chicago Cubs ' clubhouse Saturday morning with his backpack and nothing that would indicate he is suffering from a "dead" left arm. MESA, Ariz.

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  18. Cubs' Jon Lester scratched from Saturday's start vs MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Cubbies Crib

    Mar 16, 2015; Peoria, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester pitches against the San Diego Padres at Peoria Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports It appears that Chicago Cubs' southpaw ace Jon Lester will get extra time to recover from his latest outing as skipper Joe Maddon announced he would be scratched from tomorrow's start against the Seattle Mariners, according to ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers .

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  19. Impressive Opening Day start streaks coming to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Major League Baseball

    ... announced that Kyle Lohse will start at home April 6 against the Rockies. Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers and Jon Lester each have started four straight. Both are announced as starters for their respective clubs' Opening Day games, so No. 5 is coming ...

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  20. Cubs scratch Jon Lester from start with "dead arm"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MSNBC

    Gearing up for the first season of a six-year, $155 million deal with the Cubs, left-hander Jon Lester has been scratched from his scheduled Saturday start with what the team is calling a "dead arm period." "Dead arm" is the phrase pitchers and teams tend to use when something clearly isn't right but there also isn't a clearcut injury to be found, so it's typically viewed as relatively minor until proven otherwise.

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