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Cubs | Jon Lester receives big signing bonus

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:14:09 -0800

Chicago Cubs SP Jon Lester received a $30 million signing bonus that will be paid out over the life of the contract, according to sources. Lester also received a full no-trade clause as well as a $25 million vesting option for 2021 or a $10 million buyout.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jayson Stark

Cubs | Jon Lester signs with Cubs

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:25:22 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) has signed a six-year, $155 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, ending a hot pursuit that included the Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.

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Dodgers | Dodgers check out on Jon Lester

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:23:24 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) will not be heading to the Los Angeles Dodgers, as the team has reportedly checked out in their pursuit of the free agent, a source said Tuesday, Dec. 9.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Los Angeles Times - Dylan Hernandez

Giants | Optimism on Jon Lester waning

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:36:05 -0800

The San Francisco Giants remain in the running for free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics), but the team's optimism appeared to be fading a bit as the day went on Tuesday, Dec. 9. "I feel we're probably in the backseat of this deal right now," assistant general manager Bobby Evans said at the winter meetings.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Bob Nightengale

MLB | Jon Lester decision being slowed

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:02:58 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics), who has multiple offers of at least $150 million over six years, is having his final choice slowed because he's negotiating with those teams, according to a source. Lester could wait until Wednesday, Dec. 10, to make his final decision, according to sources. He's drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Buster Olney

MLB | Jon Lester has four $150 million offers

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 06:02:16 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) has four offers around six years and $150 million. One team said it would go to a seven-year, $175 million deal, but Lester wouldn't necessarily pick that team at that level.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Red Sox | Boston still in the mix for Jon Lester

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:31:20 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) has not ruled out returning to the Boston Red Sox, according to a source.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Peter Abraham

MLB | Jon Lester may be down to two finalists

Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:47:29 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is believed to be considering signing with the Chicago Cubs or San Francisco Giants, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Angels | Angels not in on Jon Lester

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:25:17 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is "definitely not" an option for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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MLB | Fourth team in on Jon Lester?

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:50:06 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is being looked at by the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants and an unknown fourth team, but there is speculation that the St. Louis Cardinals remain interested in him. However, the Cardinals and Atlanta Braves recently made statements downplaying their interest.

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