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  • No Way Around It, Red Sox Blew It With Jon Lester

    As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet. We're talking about...
  • Coach K on Cubs landing Jon Lester: 'Hallelujah'

    Duke basketball coach and lifelong Cubs fan Mike Krzyzewski learned about the Jon Lester signing Wednesday during a guest spot on "The Dan Patrick Show." His reaction summed up the feelings of all long-suffering Cubs fans: “Hallelujah."...
  • Orioles haven't discussed deal for Yoenis Cespedes, source says

    Orioles haven't discussed deal for Yoenis Cespedes, source says
    Despite a report Wednesday that said the Orioles are interested in the Boston Red Sox's Yoenis Cespedes, the club has had no internal discussions regarding the outfielder, according to an industry source. According to WEEI.com, the Orioles have...
  • Jon Lester validates Cubs' plan

    Jon Lester validates Cubs' plan
    Somebody good finally took the Cubs’ money. Anibal Sanchez didn’t, and the Cubs got stuck with Edwin Jackson. Masahiro Tanaka didn’t, and the Cubs were starting to look like chumps whose purpose was only to drive up the price for good...
  • Jon Lester signing confirms Cubs ready to win now

    That creaking you heard in the wee hours of Wednesday morning was the Cubs’ championship window officially opening.   Talk about an overnight sensation. While Chicago slept, left-handed pitcher Jon Lester agreed to a six-year, $155 million...
  • Jonny Gomes fits Cubs' leadership mission

    SAN DIEGO — Getting marquee left-hander Jon Lester to commit to an eye-opening six-year, $155 million contract late Tuesday night put a stamp on the Cubs’ Plan A this offseason. That plan also includes adding complementary parts to fortify...
  • Red Sox Send Cespedes To Tigers For Porcello; Acquire Miley, Sign Masterson

    SAN DIEGO — The Red Sox entered baseball's winter meetings in search of three starting pitchers. It appears they may have reached their goal. Hours after acquiring one starting pitcher in Arizona's Wade Miley, the Boston Red Sox unloaded outfielder...
  • Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings

    Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings
    SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help. "I got my first destination...
  • Five things you should know about Jon Lester

    1. He is a cancer survivor. In 2006, he suffered a sore back and was put on the disabled list. Soon thereafter he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphona. After treatment he is now cancer free. In 2012, he started the NVRQT Campaign to support children'...
  • With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world

    With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world
    To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...
  • On The Fly: Red Sox Attempt To Shore Up Pitching Staff

    On The Fly: Red Sox Attempt To Shore Up Pitching Staff
    Once the Red Sox lost out on Jon Lester, which was no great surprise, they moved quickly to fill their rotation, adding lefthander Wade Miley (Arizona) and righthander Rick Porcello (Detroit) in trades, then reaching an agreement with free agent...