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The Chicago Cubs have been rebuilding for a long time. They have had major league talent in the past, but weren't winning, so they traded those players in order to build their farm system. The Cubs now have one of the top farm systems in all of baseball and should be contenders sometime here in the near future. In order to contend, they are going to need to open up their wallets, but when will they do that?Tom Loxas of Chicago Now is hearing that the Cubs could start spending this offseason. Two possible pitching targets are Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester and Cleveland Indians right-hander Justin Masterson.#495113377 / gettyimages.comThe Red Sox have tried to sign Lester to a long-term contract extension, but talks have been tabled. He was reportedly seeking a deal for five or more years that's worth around $100 million, while the Red Sox are only willing to give Lester a four-year deal. The two sides struggles to reach a deal has led to some trade talk, but as Devan ...
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