1:43 AM EST, Thu November 27, 2014

Fantasy Update

5 hours ago
Rotoworld
Rob Bradford of WEEI reports that Jon Lester isn't expected to make a decision anytime soon on where he'll sign.
17 hours ago
KFFL
Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is still an option for the Boston Red Sox, and ...
Nov 24, 2014
KFFL
Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is still an option for the Boston Red Sox even ...
Rotoworld 5 hours ago

Lester not expected to make decision soon - Jon Lester (S) Oakland Athletics

Rob Bradford of WEEI reports that Jon Lester isn't expected to make a decision anytime soon on where he'll sign.
KFFL 17 hours ago

Red Sox | Jon Lester remains a top priority for Boston

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is still an option for the Boston Red Sox, and ...
Fenway Nation Nov 25, 2014
Jon Lester's Value Is Soaring In Marketplace

Jon Lester's Value Is Soaring In Marketplace

While the Red Sox have reportedly offered Jon Lester a six-year $120 million contract ($20 million per year), industry sources peg his real value at $25 million per year. According to Bruce Levine of Chicago's WSCR Radio, the average annual value of a potential Lester contract is viewed in that stratospheric range—suggesting the Red Sox might be out of luck. The only pitchers to have averaged $25 million are Justin Verlander, Felix Hernandez and Clayton Kershaw.
Full Count | WEEI Nov 24, 2014

Jon Lester, Red Sox continue to talk; no deadline set

Even after a day in which the Red Sox allocated potentially more than $200 million to two players — Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez — the team remains engaged in negotiations with free agent pitcher Jon Lester, according to multiple sources. As of Monday night, a major league source suggested the two sides weren’t close […]
KFFL Nov 24, 2014

Red Sox | Jon Lester still an option

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is still an option for the Boston Red Sox even ...
KFFL Nov 22, 2014

MLB | Jon Lester to meet with more teams

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is expected to meet with at least two more teams ...
Over the Monster Nov 21, 2014

The Over The Monster Podcast, Episode 114: Pandacast

The Red Sox are panda hunt'n. Also there's Jon Lester. Who are they going to get? Who should they get? We talk about these things and also others! The off-season has begun in ernest. The Red Sox are at the forefront of many a rumor, primarily the one about bringing back their former ace starter Jon Lester. The Red Sox do need starters after all, and humorously, they just traded a guy that they'd kinda like to have back. Let's not talk about the trade though, as that's old and painful news. No, this is a new season, the not-season as it were, and it's the time when teams like the Red Sox can...
Over the Monster Nov 21, 2014

Could Russell Martin cost the Red Sox Jon Lester?

Russell Martin and Jon Lester don't have much in common. So why does Buster Olney say the former's signing with Toronto could keep the latter from signing in Boston. When it comes to six degrees of separation, Jon Lester and Russell Martin are not so far apart as, say, Ken Ryan and Brandon Workman, but when Russell Martin signed on with the Blue Jays earlier this week, Red Sox fans weren't exactly trying to figure out what it meant for the lefty ace's market. Well, if you believe Buster Olney, it turns out it could actually mean quite a lot, mostly because of what it meant for the Chicago...

Report: Sox offer to Lester in $110-120M range

The Red Sox’s offer to Jon Lester is reportedly in the range of $110-120M (presumably over six years), but that’s more likely to be a new starting point in the Lester negotiations rather than something that their former ace would accept. Lester, who has already heard pitches from the Red Sox and Cubs, is meeting with the Braves on Thursday and could visit others as well (Cardinals? Blue Jays? Yankees?), so it’s unlikely that Boston’s offer would be the best one on the table.
Fenway Nation Nov 20, 2014

Oops! Lester's Newton House Sells For $1.85M

Just in case you weren't depressed enough over the news about Boston's second low-ball offer to Jon Lester, more disturbing news has arisen. According to The Los Angeles Times, Lester sold his Newton home for $1.85 million yesterday. The Colonial—which is situated on the Charles River—is a 3,300 square foot manse that has its own wine cellar. The Lesters just recently bought a 4,500 square foot home in the Atlanta area. Not good news.
Fenway Nation Nov 20, 2014
Will Jon Lester Accept 'LowBall II' From Sox?

Will Jon Lester Accept 'LowBall II' From Sox?

Multiple media reports indicate that the Red Sox have offered Jon Lester six years and between $110 and $120 million. That works out to between $18.3 million and $20 million per year for the lefty ace. Most observers of the free agent market (including Lester's ex-teammate Curt Schilling) have pegged Lester's worth at around $140-$150 million. Moreover, there are new reports that The Evil Ones are poised to offer Lester eight years and $200 million—$25 million a year, with a 4-year opt-out. So, the big question is will Lester accept John Henry's "LowBall II' offer? Stay tuned.
Bernie: Are Cardinals plotting a big move?

Bernie: Are Cardinals plotting a big move?

It’s unlikely, but rumors have them going after Jon Lester.
The Republican Nov 19, 2014

Red Sox free agency: Boston ownership reportedly showed Jon Lester 'great respect'

Lester is expected to go through with all of his meetings before he makes a decision.
KFFL Nov 19, 2014

Red Sox | Jon Lester receives huge offer from Boston

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) received a six-year offer in the range of $110-$120 million ...

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