A World Series title from the Cubs would justify any spending of money.
“I know how hard I work, I know how I take care of myself,” Lester says.
Here comes to national attention for the Cubs.
Lester’s 2021 option for $25 million can become guaranteed in two different ways.
“Jon is the perfect pitcher to lead our rotation for where we want to go,” Theo Epstein says.
For the record, Lester agreed to a six-year, $155-million deal.
Lester is a man of the people.
“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.
The Cubs put a $155 million bet down on their bright future.
Lester’s coming off a career year in 2014.
Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.
Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.
At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.
Lester also thanked the Red Sox for his run in Boston.
“I am totally excited,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.
Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
Lester is nearing a decision.
Predicting the end game to Jon Lester’s free agent statue has become Twitter folly the last three days. Getting caught up in the “he said she said” semantics makes everyone look unsure and foolish.
The Cubs, Giants, Red Sox and Dodgers remain involved.
Lester’s expected to make a decision in the next week or so.