Lester’s expected to make a decision in the next week or so.
Former pitcher Ryan Dempster joined Bruce Levine and Mike Esposito on “Inside the Clubhouse” on Saturday morning to talk about his new front office role with the Cubs.
New Cubs front office assistant Ryan Dempster has already placed a call to Lester.
Dempster will also retire as a member of the Cubs’ organization.
What did Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster do before going to bed after he won the World Series?
Yankees manager Joe Girardi insists it will be “open season” on Alex Rodriguez if Major League Baseball fails to suspend Boston’s Ryan Dempster for hitting the star slugger with a pitch.
Two people familiar with the negotiations say the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $26.5 million, two-year contract with right-hander Ryan Dempster.
According to a report from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Cubs are interested in trading for Angels right-hander Dan Haren.
When Ryan Dempster was traded to the Rangers just before the 2012 trade deadline, it’s safe to say there was a bad taste left in the mouth of Cubs fans.
Ryan Dempster took out a full page ad in Friday’s Chicago Tribune to thank his fans for his time in Chicago.
Josh Hamilton drove in four runs and the Rangers offense bailed out Ryan Dempster in his Texas debut in a 15-9 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
Michael McKenry and Starling Marte homered to back a strong start by Jeff Karstens, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Wednesday.
At 3 p.m. CT on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention. For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance.
Ryan Dempster’s trip to Arlington, Texas has opened doors and spots in the Cubs rotation this weekend and early next week.
What’s been fascinating, at the most compelling local trade deadline in years, is the rising knowledge and interest of the faithful.
A.J. Burnett took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Neil Walker drove in five runs and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 5-0 after the Cubs traded ace Ryan Dempster on Tuesday.
The Ryan Dempster trade circus is reportedly nearing its end.
According to Comcast Sportsnets’ David Kaplan, the Yankees, Dodgers and Rangers are all in play for Ryan Dempster.
It was only about six weeks ago that Cubs president Theo Epstein said he and his staff had to “tune out the noise” from fans and media as they went about building the team into something akin to championship caliber. Better buy some ear plugs.
What has been quite unexpected in the Cubs quest to get as much in return for Dempster as possible is the Cubs starter going from affable in the process to difficult to downright sabotaging.