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  • Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester

    Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester
    The Dodgers will not be adding Jon Lester to their rotation, a person familiar the situation said Tuesday night under the condition of anonymity. With Lester ruling out the San Francisco Giants as a destination, the free-agent left-hander appears to have...
  • Giants out, Cubs and Red Sox still in Lester bidding

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with new info, quotes Giants out, Cubs and Red Sox still in Lester bidding Coveted free agent left-hander Jon Lester narrowed the options for his future home Tuesday night, informing the San Francisco Giants...
  • Your move, Cubs: Sox owning this offseason

    White Sox general manager Rick Hahn isn't the most outspoken guy. But make no mistake, he and his front office are doing everything they can to get Chicago baseball fans' attention. Christmas came early on the South side, with Santa, aka Hahn,...
  • Cubs acquire catcher Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks

    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs have acquired two-time National League All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The left-handed hitting Montero was acquired for minor league pitchers Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley, a source confirmed...
  • Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision

    Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision
    SAN DIEGO — Amid conflicting reports regarding the decision of marquee free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, perhaps the most honest assessment Monday night came from Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. "I have no sense of timing on anything at this point,"...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 12/10/2014 MLB Note - Chicago White Sox Samardzija, Jeff RHP Jeff Samardzija was acquired by the White Sox from the A's along with RHP Michael Ynoa in exchange for RHP Chris Bassitt, C Josh Phegley, INF Marcus Semien and 1B Rangel...
  • Cubs sign free-agent ace Jon Lester

    Cubs sign free-agent ace Jon Lester
    SAN DIEGO — First it was Joe Maddon. And now it's Jon Lester. If there was any question about the Cubs' offseason commitment to becoming a playoff contender, they took a significant and historic step by signing Lester — the top left-hander...
  • Ervin Santana would be icing on Cubs' cake

    SAN DIEGO -- What’s next for the Cubs after the Jon Lester signing? More pitching, perhaps. The Cubs aren’t done looking for starting pitching, despite signing Lester and Jason Hammel at the winter meetings. After I congratulated a top...
  • Report: Pirates, Liriano agree on three-year deal

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. The Pirates are close to bringing back starter Francisco Liriano, according to two people familiar with the situation. MLB Daily Rumors and CBS Sports reported that the sides had agreed on a three-year deal worth $39 million, which...
  • Giants not optimistic about landing Lester

    The Sports Xchange Giants not optimistic about landing Lester As coveted left-hander Jon Lester sorts through multiple offers, the San Francisco Giants are not encouraged that they'll be the team he chooses. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans...
  • MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching and landed two of the top arms on the market, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics...