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Jon Lester: Thank You, and Farewell

There is no hiding the fact that this one stings. We had to tentatively say good-bye to the ace of the Red Sox pitching staff  in July when he was traded to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes. With that there was still the sliver of hope that a deal could be worked out. Even […]

Jon Lester Signs Six Year, $155 Million Deal with Cubs

Multiple reports are confirming that free agent pitcher Jon Lester has signed with the Chicago Cubs for six year and $155 million. Lester was the most sought after pitcher on the free agent market. In Chicago, he will reunite with Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein. Epstein was the Red Sox general manager during […]

Cubs Sign Manny Ramirez as Player / Coach

Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have signed Manny Ramirez to a minor league deal. Ramirez, 42, will coach full-time and play part-time for Triple-A Iowa. “While Manny is not and will not be a fit on the Cubs major league roster, we do think at this stage of his life he’s a nice fit […]

Theo Epstein To Cubs As GM And President?

Reports from ESPN’s Buster Onley suggest that the only franchise in baseball left with a “curse” could be targeting the only GM with curse-killing experience on his resume. That’s right, the Chicaco Cubs, who haven’t won a World Series since 1908, may be targeting Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein as their new GM and […]