Jon Lester RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Jon Lester believes bone chip in left elbow not serious issue

    Chicago Tribune "John Lester knows he's pitching with a chip in his prized left elbow. It was discovered during an MRI recommended by his agents before his free-agent sweepstakes in November of 2014 and revealed in "The Arm," a book to be released next month in which author Jeff Passan devotes a chapter to the..." March 21

  • Lester confirms bone chip in elbow, calls it 'non-issue'

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Cubs bet $155 million that it won’t disrupt their big plans for October the next few years. And Jon Lester seems confident it will remain the “non-issue” it has been for much of his career – then looks around for a place to “knock on wood” whenever he mentions it. But a bone chip lurks..." March 20