The Cubs are going to pay for leadership qualities.
Jon Lester was reportedly in Chicago Tuesday to meet with the Cubs as Theo Epstein's front office tried to recruit him to headline the rotation in 2015 and beyond.
It would take a huge leap of faith for Jon Lester to sign with the Cubs.
The Cubs think Russell Martin could be the right player at the right time, the free-agent splash that makes sense because of his production, leadership and postseason experience.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Francellis Montas looked equal parts future big leaguer and raw prospect in his Arizona Fall League start Thursday afternoon at Camelback Ranch.