Jon Lester

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: Jon Lester’s Deal Isn’t About 6 Years – It’s About 1

A World Series title from the Cubs would justify any spending of money.

CBS Chicago–27 mins ago

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Talks Aging Well, Winning Now & Twitter Responses

“I know how hard I work, I know how I take care of myself,” Lester says.

CBS Chicago–22 hours ago

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

View: New Cubs Ace Jon Lester Lands On Cover Of Sports Illustrated

Here comes to national attention for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

New Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, left, puts on his jersey with some help from president of baseball operations Theo Epstein at his introductory press conference Monday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Breaking Down Jon Lester’s Contract

Lester’s 2021 option for $25 million can become guaranteed in two different ways.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Jon Lester On Cubs: ‘I Believe In The Plan’

“Jon is the perfect pitcher to lead our rotation for where we want to go,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Hammel: Cubs Got Jon Lester For ‘Pretty Cheap’

For the record, Lester agreed to a six-year, $155-million deal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Responds To Hundreds Of Fan Tweets After Signing With Cubs

Lester is a man of the people.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Jonny Gomes. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Showing Interest In Jonny Gomes

“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Invested In Win-Now Mode

The Cubs put a $155 million bet down on their bright future.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Impressive Jon Lester Statistics

Lester’s coming off a career year in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs fans. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: From Bears Misery To Baseball Hope

Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Embrace The Fun Of The Chicago Baseball Offseason

Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ World Series Odds Improve Drastically

At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Jon Lester: ‘Couldn’t Be More Excited’ To Be A Cub

Lester also thanked the Red Sox for his run in Boston.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Get Their Man In Jon Lester

“I am totally excited,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Left-hander Jon Lester. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Jon Lester, Cubs Agree To 6-Year, $155M Deal

Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Jon Lester Declines Giants’ Offer, Cubs Still In Mix

Lester is nearing a decision.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Jon Lester. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Levine: No Real Timetable For Lester

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.

12/09/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Decision Expected By End Of Tuesday

The Cubs, Giants, Red Sox and Dodgers remain involved.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2014

Jon Lester. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Bidding War Continues

Lester’s expected to make a decision in the next week or so.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2014

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