The Cubs hope Jon Lester can become their Andy Pettitte, a durable lefty who has nerves of steel in October and keeps performing at a high level through his mid-to-late 30s.
The Cubs celebrated the Jon Lester signing knowing there would be a huge hangover.
This isn’t the NBA. Anthony Rizzo hasn’t spoken to Jon Lester about The Decision yet.
“The best sales pitch I have is we’re a very exciting team,” Rizzo said, “and this is Chicago.”
Will Jon Lester be this year’s Anibal Sanchez or Masahiro Tanaka 2.0?
Even if it looks like a dream season from the outside, Jake Arrieta always thought he should be this good.