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  1. REPORT: Chicago Cubs and Jake Arrieta avoid arbitration with $10.7 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Cubbies Crib

    ... of this puzzle that reached the National League Championship Series this past season but will he get offered what Jon Lester received last winter? The former Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletic signed a six-year deal worth $155 million which kept ...

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  2. Red Sox agree to deal with David PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... ballclub. Price bolsters a rotation that has lacked an ace since the Red Sox balked at the asking price for Jon Lester, who signed a six-year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs. Twelve different pitchers started at least one game for the Red ...

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  3. Jonny Gomes to play in Japan next season: a Ia ll go win over therea 02.04.16 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Boston.com

    ... up at 2-2. Gomes hit .242 with 19 homers and 84 RBIs in 194 games with the Red Sox. He was traded, along with Jon Lester, to the Oakland Athletics at the trade deadline in 2014 in a deal that brought Yoenis Cespedes to Boston. Gomes and Cespedes ...

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  4. Red Sox most important pitcher after David PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | BoSox Injection

    ... was lead by an ace. In 2004, we had Curt Schilling and Pedro Martinez , 2007 was led by Josh Beckett and in 2013 Jon Lester had one of the best seasons of his career. However, we tend to overlook that the team's success has also been due to other ...

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  5. MLB free agency: Jonny Gomes to play in Japan in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MassLive.com

    ... the first as a member of the 2013 World Series championship. He was traded the following summer to Oakland in the Jon Lester deal. The outfielder, who's known more for his big personality than his numbers at the plate, has played for seven teams in ...

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  6. Epstein: Assembling a perfect team can hurt its adaptabilityRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... Red Sox won the World Series in 2007 and nearly returned in 2008 behind a young core featuring Jacoby Ellsbury, Jon Lester and Dustin Pedroia. It looked like Epstein had built a dynasty. Instead, the Red Sox were swept out of the playoffs in 2009 ...

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  7. Chicago Cubs: why Jon Lester will reclaim ace statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Isportsweb.com

    ... to their staff this offseason. While Lackey and Jake Arrieta should be huge contributors to the pitching staff, Jon Lester should be the anchor in 2016. Oct 17, 2015; New York City, NY, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester throws a pitch ...

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  8. Yoan Moncada ranks as No. 7 overall prospect by Baseball Prospectus 01.31.16 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Boston.com

    ... on Sept. 1, 2007, but often struggled as a rookie in 2008, ending the year with a 6.75 ERA over 15 starts. Jon Lester showed glimpses of the pitcher he would become in his rookie year of 2006, his best outing being eight innings of one-hit ball ...

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  9. Nick Cafardo: Rebuilt Cubs ready for the next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Boston.com

    ... Soler in right and Kyle Schwarber in left. With NL Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta heading a rotation that includes Jon Lester , Lackey, Kyle Hendricks , Jason Hammel , and Adam Warren , it looks like Epstein could very well soon bring a championship ...

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  10. MLB Pipeline Released it's Top 100 List: Which Braves made it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Talking Chop

    ... do on his control, which Pipeline is not very optimistic on, but said that if he improves he could outperform the Jon Lester comps. He ranked 6 spots below the next top left hander Steven Matz , and with 7 players potentially graduating this year he ...

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  11. Nick Cafardo | Sunday Baseball Notes Rebuilt Cubs ready for the next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Boston.com

    ... Soler in right and Kyle Schwarber in left. With NL Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta heading a rotation that includes Jon Lester , Lackey, Kyle Hendricks , Jason Hammel , and Adam Warren , it looks like Epstein could very well soon bring a championship ...

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  12. Braves boast 5 prospects on '16 Top 100 listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Atlanta Braves

    ... that includes a changeup that seemed to improve last season. The 22-year-old has drawn some comparisons to Jon Lester . But Newcomb will need to improve his command for the possibility to become a part of Atlanta's rotation at some point this year. ...

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  13. Yoenis Cespedes returning to New York Mets: Former Red Sox OF agrees to 3-year, $75 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | MassLive.com

    ... former Red Sox Alejandro De Aza. Cespedes, who joined the Red Sox for the second half of the 2014 season in the Jon Lester trade to Oakland, carried the Mets' offense into the postseason. The 30-year-old hit .287/.337/.604 with a .942 OPS and a ...

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  14. Red Sox agree to deal with David PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... ballclub. Price bolsters a rotation that has lacked an ace since the Red Sox balked at the asking price for Jon Lester, who signed a six-year, $155 million deal with the Chicago Cubs. Twelve different pitchers started at least one game for the Red ...

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  15. Boston Red Sox's Blake Swihart won't be tested at other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... '14 with Boston. He also had a 3.71 catcher's ERA when most of the games he caught came after the Sox traded Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy and the staff consisted of inexperienced pitchers. With Swihart being a strong hitting catcher, ...

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  16. Harper: Yoenis Cespedes makes Mets NL favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | New York Daily News

    ... depth last October. The Cubs desperately needed at least one more top-quality starter to go with Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester, and Lackey qualifies after posting a 2.77 ERA in 33 starts for the Cardinals last season - though at 37 his age could be an ...

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  17. Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez watching David Price video,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | MassLive.com

    ... '14 with Boston. He also had a 3.71 catcher's ERA when most of the games he caught came after the Sox traded Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy and the staff consisted of inexperienced pitchers. He should be able to have a big impact on the 2016 ...

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  18. Padres have a desire to be Cespedes' last resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... different seasons including last year. The A's traded him to the Red Sox midseason of 2014 in order to acquire Jon Lester to bolster their pitching rotation. The Red Sox dealt him that offseason to the Tigers to get a different pitcher: Rick ...

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  19. Pitching Injury Risk Having Zero Impact on Skyrocketing ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | BleacherReport

    ... for seven years each. But in the last two winters combined, just three free-agent pitchers (Tanaka, Scherzer and Jon Lester) signed for more than four years. This winter, those long deals went to aces like Price and Zack Greinke, but also to guys ...

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  20. Price joins stacked Winter Weekend lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Boston Red Sox

    ... to." "Our pitching definitely got a big upgrade," Bogaerts said. "We now have that stopper like we had with Jon Lester in 2013. Hopefully it all plays out in the end." Hall of Famers Pedro Martinez and Wade Boggs will be among those who take part in ...

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