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Reports: Jon Lester, Red Sox still engaged in contract talks

    This embed is invalid   " /> The Boston Red Sox haven’t put away their wallets just yet.   The Red Sox still remain engaged in contract negotiations with free-agent pitcher Jon Lester despite reportedly signing Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to contracts totaling nearly $200 million, multiple sources told’s Rob Bradford...
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Jon Lester Must Really Hate Pizza, Right?

Even though the Boston Red Sox dropped close to $200 million on Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval on Monday, word on the street is that the term is still pursuing bringing back former ace Jon Lester. And if Lester did find himself back in BeanTown, he wouldn’t have to introduce himself to Ramirez considering the two men shared a lot of time in the minors, traveling from town to...
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Report: Red Sox Agree To Deal With Jon Lester

  According to a source, the Red Sox could soon have a reunion with free agent Jon Lester. The deal is said to be about 6 year in the $110-120 million range. Lester was traded in July to the Oakland Athletics along with Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes. Lester and the Red Sox tried to work out an extension back in spring training and throughout the 2014 season but the two sides...
Via Geeks and Cleats
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Wesley says Jon Lester is close to signing with the Red Sox

Jon Lester is reportedly close to reaching an agreement to sign with the Boston Red Sox, according to Jake Wesley. Before we go any further, you’re probably wondering who Jake Wesley is. Wesley is a 14-year-old kid who has been breaking free agent news for the past several days. On Sunday, Wesley tweeted that the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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REPORT: Red Sox And Lester 'Close' to Deal

According to MLB Insider Jake Wesley, the Red Sox and free-agent lefty Jon Lester are "close" to a deal in the range of $120-$140 million. At this point, there is no specific word on the duration of the proposed contract. Boston is also reportedly in "serious" trade talks with the Philadelphia Phillies for another left-handed starter—Cole Hamels. Stay tuned!!!!
Via FenwayNation
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Is Jon Lester Even Interested in the Cubs?

Jon Lester is in the sights of the Chicago Cubs, and they have a strong interest. The question though, is how interested in the Cubs is Lester? Interested enough to ask a long time former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster about what playing for the North Siders is like. A few days ago Dempster was on the Kap and Haugh” show talking about his time in Boston with Dempster. Back in 2013...
Via World Series Dreaming
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester set to visit more teams

According to sources, Jon Lester, who met with the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves this week will be meeting with a few more teams next week. It is unknown when Jon Lester will make his final decision but we can only assume that it will be sooner or later. The Red Sox have stated they are willing to negotiate further with Jon Lester and his agent so they can get...
Via On-Base Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Lester To Meet With At Least Two More Teams Next Week

Jon Lester isn’t done making the rounds on the free agent market. The former Boston Red Sox ace is set to meet with at least two more teams next week, WEEI’s Rob Bradford reported Friday, citing a source. But that doesn’t mean the Red Sox aren’t still in the hunt to land the southpaw. Bradford also reported that Boston showed a “willingness to negotiate” the offer they...
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Braves President Of Baseball Ops: Signing Jon Lester Is ‘Long Shot’

The Atlanta Braves, if nothing else, are being realistic about their pursuit of Jon Lester. The Braves, who reportedly were scheduled to meet with Lester on Thursday, clearly entered into the situation with the understanding they face some stiff competition in their quest to land the free-agent pitcher. Braves president of baseball operations John Hart even noted that signing...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester’s Agent: Boston Red Sox ‘Extended Great Respect’ To Pitcher

This embed is invalid" /> Jon Lester’s relationship with the Boston Red Sox remains strong, even if his destination in free agency remains a mystery. Lester reportedly received a contract offer from the Red Sox earlier this week after meeting with the team’s ownership. The left-hander’s representatives wouldn’t comment specifically on the offer...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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