American League Central: Status Report!
truth: the middle class of free agency is death. Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana will make $25.5 million in 2015. Jon Lester 's AAV is $25.8 million. Max Scherzer will probably make about 10% more. You are almost always better funneling
Cueto extension parameters make a trade the smarter move
with the Cincinnati Reds. Cueto's agent, Bryce Dixon, has also said that his client's comps should start with Jon Lester (six years, $155 million) and end near Max Scherzer (TBD, but more than Lester). When you look at the numbers
New Giants 3B McGehee eager to play back home
T Park, where he is yet to clear the fences. After seeing Sandoval leave and missing out on signing left-hander Jon Lester , finding McGehee to fill a key position has taken a burden off general manager Brian Sabean. He has long admired McGehee
Cubs, Lester former batterymate Ross reach 2-year deal
the Chicago Cubs agreed on a two-year contract worth $5 million, reuniting the catcher with frequent batterymate Jon Lester . The sides made the free-agent deal Friday. Ross often caught Lester in Boston during the past two seasons, including
AP source: Cubs, Motte agree to 1-year deal
Chicago another big arm for its bullpen and continues an impressive offseason for the Cubs. They also signed left-hander Jon Lester and traded for catcher Miguel Montero. --- AP Sports Writer Ronald Blum in New York contributed to this report.
Things to know about MLB free-agent signings
There were a bevy of free-agent deals Monday. Here are some things to know about the biggest moves: JON LESTER Jon Lester and the Cubs finally made it official, and Chicago's new No. 34 thinks he can help bring the Windy City its
Monday's Sports In Brief
the Yankees on July 22. He batted .262 with six homers and 17 RBIs in 191 at-bats for New York. CHICAGO (AP) - Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs finalized a $155 million, six-year contract that they agreed to during the winter meetings last
Red Sox rebuilding rotation
rebuilding rotation Andrew Koo AK Jon Lester , Clay Buchholz, John Lackey, Jake ..... grand return on the original asset, Jon Lester , but in all, this didnâ t work ..... opportunity of negotiating seriously with Jon Lester ; value in and of itself, even if
Even with Lester, Cubs won't contend in 2015
Ken Rosenthal broke the news about Jon Lester agreeing to a deal with the Cubs ..... Because while the addition of Jon Lester obviously means the Cubs are serious ..... sort of money that pitchers like Jon Lester get. Hell, he might have been able
Johnny Manziel was weekend's biggest loser ... but who won the weekend?
Francesa: 'Cowboy fans are among the worst front runners in the history of professional sports' DEC 15, 2:57 pm Jon Lester introduced by the Chicago Cubs DEC 15, 2:57 pm Letters To Santa DEC 15, 2:54 pm Kevin Cash formally introduced