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    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Chicago in the Jeff Samardzija deal). The Cubs also have the financial stability to pursue a top free agent -say, Jon Lester or Max Scherzer - this winter . . . Let's say the Dodgers keep Mattingly. That's all very nice - he has two years left on ...

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  2. Where will Joe Maddon manage next year?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sporting News

    Maddon, who has earned a reputation as one of baseball's elite managers, won't command as much money as Max Scherzer or Jon Lester on the open market, but his impact on his new organization will be greater than either of those free-agent pitchers. Fan bases from coast to coast started dreaming of what might be as soon as the word spread that Maddon was opting out of his contract with the Rays.

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  3. Angels starting pitching and the quality startRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Halo Hangout

    ... 26 starts, 19 of them were "quality" for a rate of 73.1. That was good for sixth in the league, behind pitchers Jon Lester , Chris Sale , Felix Hernandez , Sonny Gray and Corey Kluber . What do all of those names have in common? They were all ...

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  4. Desperately thin Phils may have to deal HamelsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... he is well paid, with $96 million and four years remaining on his $144 million, six-year deal. Two other aces, Jon Lester and Max Scherzer , are free agents, but they are expected to command longer commitments, perhaps even seven-year deals. So for ...

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  5. Taking a look at the second-tier of free agent starting pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Over The Monster

    ... Hamels enough for the Red Sox to pony up? Will Boston be willing to shell out the commitment it will take to land Jon Lester or Max Scherzer? Is James Shields good enough to be comfortable with him being the major move made this offseason? All of ...

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  6. Gisele's Parenting Advice Is Right On TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    ... Wifey is also a divorce and family law attorney with 20-plus years experience, admitted in three states with a Jon Lester -World Series-like 3-0 record on Bar Exams. She has seen every family horror story imaginable. So, no, every marriage isn't ...

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Yoenis Cespedes, Jason Heyward and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    Teams looking for an outfielder this winter might be in luck because there are a number of high-profile players who could be on the trading block. The stars of the free-agent field this offseason will mostly be pitchers such as Jon Lester, James Shields and others.

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  8. MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees' CC Sabathia Likes Jon Lester, Would Want Him as TeammateRead the original story

    Thursday | Sports Media 101

    ... it's on Yankees 101. The three biggest names on the pitching market heading into free agency are Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields. The New York Yankees are expected to pursue at least one of them to help their starting rotation that ...

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  9. Free Agency, Trade Ideas to Fix All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest WeaknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    While the World Series is still in full swing, with the series knotted up at 1-1 heading to San Francisco, it's never too early to look ahead to what should be an exciting offseason around the league. This year's free-agent class is headlined by a trio of starting pitchers in Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields, and there are plus arms behind them as well, like Francisco Liriano, Jake Peavy, Brandon McCarthy, Edinson Volquez, Ervin Santana and Aaron Harang.

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  10. Boston Red Sox's Guide to the Free-Agent Hitting MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    ... the Red Sox could deal outfielder Yoenis Cespedes mere months after acquiring him in exchange for ace pitcher Jon Lester. This list holds six targets the Red Sox should be focused on this offseason. The first such target is an outfielder, but he's ...

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  11. What CC Sabathia thinks of Yankees' potential target Jon LesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NJ.com

    The one man CC Sabathia would want on the mound in a pressure situation could very well be his teammate in 2015. "It would have to be, I guess, Jon Lester.

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  12. Joel ShermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Post

    ... of innings in Japan. The three starters in line to be paid in huge in the coming free-agent market are Shields, Jon Lester and Max Scherzer and that trio hardly offered positive calling cards this postseason combining for six starts and a 6.95 ERA. ...

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  13. Boston Red Sox Could Match up with New York Mets on Yoenis Cespedes TradeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Sports Media 101

    ... is outfielder Yoenis Cespedes . Cespedes, 29, was acquired by the Red Sox in a mid-season deal that sent lefty Jon Lester to the Oakland A's. Cespedes has tremendous power, having hit .260 with 22 homers and 100 RBI's between the two teams this ...

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  14. Red Sox's Decision to Lowball (and Trade) Lester Looks Worse Every DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Boston.com

    ... 10.0 and the Red Sox Podcast, he previously worked at the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire. A year ago tomorrow, Jon Lester continued to stake his claim as October's resident ace, shutting down St. Louis for 7.2 scoreless innings in Game 1 of the ...

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  15. Jon Lester would be a substantial, expensive upgrade to the Tigers' rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Bless You Boys

    The Tigers traded for one of the best left-handed pitchers in the American League already in 2014, acquiring David Price at the non-waiver trade deadline. Hours before that deal was finalized, the Oakland Athletics struck a deal for another excellent lefty, Jon Lester .

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  16. Is James Shields still worth $100 million to the Red Sox after his playoff implosion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Over The Monster

    ... enough to dissuade anyone from signing him, not unless they have a secondary reason to avoid him, like, say, Jon Lester. Jon Lester will cost much more than Shields, however. There is a chance that he goes for as much as $180 million this offseason ...

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  17. Boston Red Sox's Guide to the 2014-2015 Free-Agent Pitching MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | BleacherReport

    ... few notable omissions here. For one, it's tough to see the Red Sox pursuing Max Scherzer after neglecting to sign Jon Lester to an extension, so he's not listed. We're also omitting players like Edinson Volquez and Francisco Liriano, because the ...

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  18. Potential Target: Yoenis CespedesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | NBC Dallas

    In an ongoing series, we'll take a look at possible free-agent and trade targets for the Texas Rangers this winter. When the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to Oakland at the MLB trade deadline, it looked like the Red Sox were fleecing the A's by trading away a rental for a power bat controllable for another year.

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  19. New York Yankees could pursue top pitching talent this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Call to the Pen

    ... Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Prepare yourselves, Red Sox Nation. Could the unthinkable happen? Could Jon Lester jump ship to sign a deal with the New York Yankees this winter? It's definitely not out of the realm of possibility. The ...

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  20. Yankees can build a strong rotation in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | YESNetwork

    Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester gets ready to throw to the plate during the first inning of a game against the Angels. It's no secret that any season that doesn't include October baseball is considered a failure in the Bronx.

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