Jon Lester RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs' Jon Lester endorses Kyle Hendricks for NL Cy Young Award

    CSN Chicago "Win or lose, Jon Lester is always a straight shooter during his postgame press conferences, never sugarcoating his performance, the responsibilities that comes with his $155 million contract or those World Series-or-else expectations surrounding the Cubs. When asked about the National League Cy..." September 21

  • Arrieta, Lester or Hendricks: Who should Cubs pick as Game 1 starter?

    SI "The regular season isn’t over, but the Cubs, who boast a 16-game lead in the National League Central, can already turn their attention to the playoffs. Yesterday, I wrote about the two candidates to be Chicago's fourth starter in the postseason. The decision at the opposite end of the rotation is..." September 13

  • If Cubs are interested, Jon Lester endorses acquiring Jonathan Papelbon

    ESPN "Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester is willing to admit that free-agent reliever Jonathan Papelbon is “crazy,” as a lot of fans assume, but Lester stopped short of calling Papelbon anything but a good teammate. “He is crazy,” Lester said with a smile on Sunday. “But he’s no crazier than the rest of..." August 15