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Red Sox Notes: Boston Planning Pursuits Of Jon Lester, Andrew Miller?

The Boston Red Sox have begun working their way down the checklist. The Red Sox made their first significant move of the offseason Thursday by re-signing Koji Uehara to a two-year contract reportedly worth $18 million. The deal ensures Boston will enter 2015 with a viable closer, but it only was a small step — albeit an important one — toward building a roster capable of contending...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Jake Peavy and Jon Lester could join the teams rotation this offseason

As the year started out for Jake Peavy, it looked uncertain as to whether or not he would be able  to sign a multi-year deal as he entered free agency this offseason.  But after turning things around with the San Francisco Giants in the second half, Peavy is primed to be a hot commodity this offseason.  The Giants are sure to make a run at the 33-year-old right hander, but Gordon...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy, Jon Lester interested in Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are a team on the rise, and two of the top free agent pitchers have interest in being part of the team’s resurgence. Jake Peavy expressed interest in the Cubs while speaking with the Chicago Sun-Times’ Gordon Wittenmeyer, and the pitcher also said Jon Lester, his former Red Sox teammate, is interested...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should Be the Red Sox’ Next Big Ace? Part I

Part I: “The Devil You Know…” The Red Sox have been fortunate enough to have an ace or near-ace for the better part of the last two decades.  From Roger Clemens, to Pedro Martinez, to Josh Beckett, to Jon Lester, the Red Sox have not wanted for much when it came to top of the rotation talent.  The latter two are certainly not of the same caliber as Clemens and Pedro, but...
Via Fire Brand AL
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ CC Sabathia: I Would Take Jon Lester In Must-Win Playoff Game

The New York Yankees don’t need to look far for a ringing endorsement of Jon Lester. CC Sabathia was asked during an interview with ESPN Radio on Wednesday who he’d want on the mound in a must-win playoff game. The Yankees pitcher pointed to a longtime American League rival. “I think it would have to be, I guess, Jon Lester,” Sabathia said. “I like Lester.” Sabathia and...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox may be ready to move Yoenis Cespedes

One of the biggest coups of the 2014 Major League Baseball season was the Boston Red Sox landing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland A’s in exchange for a few months of Jon Lester. Cespedes finished the season with 22 home runs and 100 RBIs, while Lester was decent for the A’s and will now hit free agency. Meanwhile, Cespedes has a year left on his contract. That...
Via Rumors and Rants
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Face A Serious Decision This Offseason

This offseason, there are 3 premier free agent targets: James Shields, Max Scherzer, and Jon Lester. The general consensus around the baseball community agree that the Chicago Cubs should  be significant players this offseason for anyone out of the three. As of right now,  Jon Lester is considered the most likely option, but is he the best option? All three should go for around...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester on Wild Card start: That's why I'm here

Jon Lester probably expected to be in the playoffs this season, but he likely figured it would be with the Boston Red Sox. However, Boston’s miserable season paired with the fact that Lester will be a free agent this season led the team to ship the left-hander to the Oakland Athletics. Lester is a big reason the A’s reached the playoffs, and he’ll get the start Tuesday in Oakland’s...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox, Rays reportedly told not to trade aces to Yankees

As Major League Baseball’s trade deadline approached, two names many were interested in were David Price and Jon Lester. Price, a former Cy Young Award winner is due to become a free agent after next season, but it became increasingly likely the Tampa Bay Rays were going to move him sooner rather than later. Lester, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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