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  1. A's trade Norris to PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | HeraldNet

    ... who have been traded since July, joining Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss and Jeff Samardzija. Jon Lester, an All-Star with the Red Sox before being acquired for Cespedes, signed a free agent deal with the Cubs earlier this month. The ...


  2. No reason to rush into Cole Hamels dealRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... still hunting for a pitcher to front your starting rotation after falling $20 million short in the bidding for Jon Lester, do you just pay the prospect freight, to say nothing of the $110 million due Hamels over the next five years, to pry the lefty ...


  3. MLB Teams Most Desperately Needing a Big Splash Before It's Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... opted to sign with the Boston Red Sox on a five-year, $95 million deal. Then, the Giants missed out on lefty ace Jon Lester, who instead inked a six-year, $155 million contract with the Chicago Cubs. Adding another starter should definitely be on ...


  4. Cubs introduce Lester and say goodbye to RuggianoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The Chicago Cubs introduced their newest pitcher, Jon Lester , to the media and Chicago at a press conference at Spaggia restaurant in Chicago on Monday. President of Baseball Operations introduced Lester a left handed starting pitcher, and unveiled Lester's new number, 34. Previously in his almost nine years with the Boston Red Sox and part of last year with the Oakland Athletics, he had worn number 31, which the Cubs have retired honoring Baseball Hall of Famers Fergie Jenkins and Greg Maddux.


  5. Bringing Back David Ross, Craig Breslow Remain Options for Boston Red SoxRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    ... opinion - join the discussion and drop a comment. If it's about the Red Sox, it's on Red Sox 101. The battle over Jon Lester is over, but the Boston Red Sox are still be battling the Chicago Cubs for a couple of their other former players. A major ...


  6. Windy City revival: Cubs, White Sox revamped for '15Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chicago White Sox

    ... on that notion with baseball's most aggressive pursuit of the best left-handed starter on the free-agent market, Jon Lester . His previous employers, the Red Sox, wanted him. The World Series champion Giants wanted him. But the Cubs produced a ...


  7. Can Justin Masterson bounce back with the Boston Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

    Aug 24, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Justin Masterson follows through on a pitch during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports After the Boston Red Sox failed to sign Jon Lester , many fans expected the team to immediately make a move to acquire an ace-caliber starter.


  8. San Francisco Giants Rumors: Re-Signing Jake Peavy Is Extremely ImportantRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... starter Jake Peavy , who helped the team to a World Series title just a couple months ago. After missing out on Jon Lester , the Giants need to make sure they hold onto one of their most important pitching pieces from a year ago. After being dealt ...


  9. 2014 MLB Free Agents: Rumors and Predictions for Top Available PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... to the Yankees as a potential destination, the Boston Red Sox could sign him instead. After missing out on Jon Lester, the Red Sox could view Shields as a quality consolation prize this winter. The cone of silence around James Shields continues. But ...


  10. 7 Available Pitchers Still Within Reach of the Boston Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... is $200 million, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi . If Boston would only go to $135 million for their guy Jon Lester, then I don't see them breaking the bank for Scherzer. James Shields remains available, but my position on "Big Game James" is ...


  11. Thursday's Atlanta Braves Morning ChopRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Tomahawk Take

    ... and Padres ,'s Rob Bradford writes . Ross has played for the Red Sox, of course, and has a history with Jon Lester and Theo Epstein of the Cubs (although his signing with the Cubs would likely result in, or come as the result of, a trade of


  12. Here's What the Mets, and the entire MLB, may have been like today if ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Amazin' Avenue

    ... , the Mets successfully landed Santana. The Boston Red Sox would've traded for Santana's services, giving up Jon Lester , Jed Lowrie , Coco Crisp , and Justin Masterson . Because the Mets failed to trade for Johan Santana, they'd go out and do the ...


  13. Cubs deal OF Justin Ruggiano to Mariners for RHP prospect Matt BrazisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cubbies Crib

    Jul 2, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Chicago Cubs left fielder Justin Ruggiano rounds the bases after hitting a two run home-run against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports So far this off-season the Chicago Cubs have made it a point to land themselves some solid pitching, and did so with Jason Hammel and Jon Lester .


  14. Rounding Third: So, where is Scherzer going?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FOX16

    ... in his annual scrum with the media, pointed out just how much of a better pitcher Scherzer was than someone like Jon Lester. Oh and you also heard through the grapevine that Scherzer would likely be seeking a contract in the $200 million range. But ...


  15. Sox back in driver's seat after Cherington's maneuversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston Red Sox

    ... make just one acquisition for his rotation -- that is, a true No. 1. Cherington tried, too, going hard after Jon Lester . When Lester signed with the Cubs, Cherington reshaped his rotation in a span of two days, signing Justin Masterson and trading ...


  16. Updated Odds for Cole Hamels' Top Suitors, Potential Trade Packages to Land HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    ... a $20 million team option, $24 million vesting option and a $6 million buyout for 2019. Considering the contract Jon Lester just signed (six years, $155 million) and the deal Max Scherzer is looking for (around $200 million, according to Fox Sports ...


  17. Odds of Each Suitor Acquiring Top Remaining 2014 MLB Free-Agent, Trade TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    ... writes that Washington has also checked in with the Boston Red Sox about a possible swap. After missing out on Jon Lester, the Red Sox could definitely use a front-line starter. However, the big question is just how much would the team be willing to ...


  18. Jon Couture: Losing Lester hurts, but Plan B is a good oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 |

    The Red Sox squandered Jon Lester. They made fools of themselves, and they cost every one of us a chance to watch him play his entire career in their uniform.


  19. David Ross choosing between Red Sox, Padres, CubsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Over The Monster

    ... defenders in the league--a talent that earned him a starting spot with the Red Sox in the 2013 World Series when Jon Lester took the mound. It's likely that connection that has Chicago in the mix, and perhaps even as favorites. For the Red Sox, Ross ...


  20. MLB Trade Rumors: Buzz on Josh Hamilton, Cole Hamels and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    ... by adding Hamels. The one that stands out most is the Chicago Cubs. If they could add him after previously inking Jon Lester, suddenly the outlook becomes far brighter on the North Side. Justin Upton may not have become the top-tier superstar many ...