When the Cubs were courting David Ross in free agency, people were quick to throw out the phrase "Jon Lester's personal catcher" when describing the veteran.
The Cubs continued their clubhouse makeover on Friday, adding veteran catcher David Ross in a move that paves the way for a Welington Castillo trade.
The Cubs announced on Friday that they have claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.
Could the Cubs have signed Jon Lester without first hiring Joe Maddon?
How bad did Theo Epstein want to sign Jon Lester?
“I was ready to soak myself in deer urine, if necessary,” Epstein said.