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news | Nov 26th, 10:20pm
The Cubs are among the teams waiting for free agent Jon Lester to decide where he'll pitch next season, but that isn't stopping general manager Jed Hoyer from trying to address other areas on the club that need improving.
news | Nov 26th, 2:09pm
The Jon Lester market has moved into the appropriate financial neighborhood. The Cubs have reportedly offered Lester a contract for more than $135 million over six years. It was not that long ago that the Red Sox appeared to be leading the race with an offer that was reported to be for $110 million-$120 million over six years.
news | Nov 26th, 4:32am
The Cubs have reportedly extended a six-year offer to Jon Lester that is worth an amount "north of" $135 million, according to
ESPN | Nov 26th, 2:35am
Boston Red Sox principal owner John W. Henry said Tuesday that the team remains "hopeful" of re-signing pitcher Jon Lester and indicated a willingness to exceed the $189 million luxury tax threshold as part of that pursuit.
news | Nov 26th, 12:17am
After missing out on retaining third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the Giants have reportedly shifted their focus to acquiring free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, who is scheduled to meet with the club next week.
ESPN | Nov 25th, 10:06pm
The Giants are turning their attention to Jon Lester following Pablo Sandoval's departure.
news | Nov 25th, 8:54pm
The Cubs have reportedly extended a six-year offer to Jon Lester that is worth an amount "north of" $135 million, according to
Rotoworld | Nov 25th, 8:25pm
David Kaplan of reports that the Cubs have offered free agent left-hander Jon Lester a six-year deal worth "north of" $135 million.
Rotoworld | Nov 25th, 3:55pm
Peter Gammons of reports that Jon Lester plans to visit with the Cardinals next week.
news | Nov 25th, 5:05am
The Red Sox, who dominated the Hot Stove news Monday, are still in pursuit of a reunion with free agent Jon Lester, according to reports. Boston may have company, as the Giants have emerged as another potential suitor for the ace left-hander.
Rotoworld | Nov 24th, 8:43pm
Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox are "still very much engaged" with Jon Lester.
Rotoworld | Nov 24th, 2:10pm
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Giants' savings on Pablo Sandoval "could put them in play" for free agent starter Jon Lester.
news | Nov 21st, 6:01pm
Though they are not currently positioned to provide the financial riches Jon Lester and Cuban sensation Yasmany Tomas will soon receive, the Braves have not ruled out the possibility of signing at least one of these top-tier free agents.
Rotoworld | Nov 20th, 3:39pm
Jayson Stark of ESPN confirms that the Braves are meeting Thursday with free agent left-hander Jon Lester.
news | Nov 20th, 2:00pm
With the Red Sox in high pursuit of Jon Lester and Pablo Sandoval, the club seems to view this offseason as a chance to reload and regroup and get back to where it once belonged.