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Boston Herald Dec 6, 2014
Ryan Dempster retires, recruits Jon Lester for Cubs

Ryan Dempster retires, recruits Jon Lester for Cubs

In his first duties as a special assistant to the president of general manager, Ryan Dempster is trying to recruit marquee free agent left-hander Jon Lester to the Cubs.
The Republican Dec 5, 2014
Chicago Cubs hire former Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster: Could he help recruit Jon Lester?

Chicago Cubs hire former Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster: Could he help recruit Jon Lester?

The Boston Red Sox are probably hoping Ryan Dempster stays away from Jon Lester.

Dempster working to lure Lester to Cubs

CHICAGO -- Though Chicago Cubs team President Theo Epstein had very little new to say Friday about the pursuit of free agents -- specifically left-handed starter Jon Lester -- new front office assistant Ryan Dempster is doing his best to lure his friend to Chicago. “Jon and I have talked about how great it is to play here,” Dempster said after announcing his retirement and new job with the Cubs. “He knows that. He has an extremely tough decision ahead but whatever the decision is going to be, hopefully it’s here with the Chicago Cubs.
Rotoworld Dec 5, 2014

Dempster retires, joins Cubs front office - Ryan Dempster (S) Boston Red Sox

Ryan Dempster has officially retired and accepted a job in the Cubs front office.
KFFL Dec 5, 2014

Cubs | Ryan Dempster to be special assistant

Retired SP Ryan Dempster will serve as a special assistant to Chicago Cubs president Theo ...

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