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  1. Tuesday Rumor Roundup

    Doug Mittler

    Baseball entered the hot stove season with three top-shelf pitchers selling their services on the free agent market - Jon Lester, Max Scherzer, and James Shields. Christmas is almost here and Lester, thanks to a $155 million deal with the Chicago Cu...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  2. Cubs looking at Rasmus?

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs have had a busy offseason, with the naming of a new manager, the acquisition of catcherMiguel Montero, and the free agent signing of pitchers Jason Hammel and Jon Lester. But don't come to the conclusion all of that means the team i...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  3. Winners and losers of the winter meetings

    Buster Olney

    SAN DIEGO -- In keeping with tradition, the Rule 5 draft was held on the final morning of baseball's winter meetings Thursday, and typically, executives pull roller bags into and out of that room, dying to get to the airport after four boring days of...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  4. Rumors Roundup for Wednesday

    Doug Mittler

    The winter meetings inched closer to a conclusion on Wednesday, and the rumor mill in San Diego finally centered on someone not named Jon Lester. Lester has a $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, and Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  5. Cubs pitchers, opponents react to Lester signing

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN DIEGO -- New Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon likened acquiring pitcher Jon Lester to "winning the lottery." The left-hander's new teammates are feeling nearly the same way. "I'm giddy to get going right now," pitcher Jake Arrieta said Wednesda...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  6. Chicago Cubs' World Series odd up to 12-1 after Jon Lester agreem...

    David Purdum

    After agreeing to a six-year, $155 million deal with Jon Lester late Tuesday night, the Chicago Cubs, at 12-1, have moved into the top tier of favorites in Las Vegas to win the 2015 World Series.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  7. Rumors Roundup for Monday

    When will Jon Lester make up his mind? That is the question the baseball world is asking, with bated breath, at the winter meetings in San Diego. According to ESPN Insider Buster Olney, "the Lester talks have entered the final turn, with an expec...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  8. Biggest remaining needs for contenders

    Buster Olney

    SAN DIEGO -- As the winter meetings kick off, here are the most significant needs for 12 teams that view themselves as top contenders in 2015: 1. Boston Red Sox: A starting pitcher Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval are unique in this winter's m...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  9. Hot stove primer: Starting rotation

    Mark Saxon

    After a nearly three-year spending spree, the Dodgers seem to be retrenching this winter. That's in part because they won 94 games last season and return a roster that is largely intact. But it also seems to be part of a wider organizational philosop...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  10. 'Great' free-agent pitcher market is illusory

    Buster Olney

    These are just some of the pitchers who could be available through free agency or trade in the next 13 months: Max Scherzer, Jon Lester, James Shields, Francisco Liriano, Cole Hamels, Ervin Santana, Edinson Volquez, Brett Anderson, Jason Hammel, Davi...

    Blog | November 02, 2014
  11. Pablo Sandoval, James Shields among 121 players who are now free ...

    Baseball's business season began Thursday when 121 players become free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  12. Max Scherzer tops this year's free-agent rankings - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents in this winter's class, starting with Max Scherzer and Jon Lester.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  13. MLB - Spirited Royals exit World Series

    Jerry Crasnick

    After taking a tough World Series loss to the Giants in seven games, the Royals have to confront an offseason with questions about whether they can repeat as AL champions, Jerry Crasnick writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  14. Ten post-deadline predictions

    David Schoenfield

    Let's look at some of the fallout from the trade deadline -- things people said -- and then make some predictions for what happens the rest of the way. 1. The acquisition of Jon Lester makes the Oakland A's the favorite in the AL West. Predicti...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  15. Pedroia: 'It's a pretty tough business'

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- When it appeared inevitable that the Red Sox would trade Jon Lester, teammate Dustin Pedroia said he hoped when he walked into the clubhouse on Friday, the club's left-handed ace would be sitting at his locker. He won't be. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  16. fantasy baseball rankings update winners and losers of MLB trade ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft updates his fantasy baseball rankings following the MLB non-waiver trade deadline.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014