Ryan Dempster made a recruiting pitch to Jon Lester, trying to sell the elite free agent on the idea of coming to Wrigley Field and winning big in Chicago.
The Cubs signed a free agent pitcher Friday morning...but no, it wasn't Jon Lester.
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.
“Outside the organization, outside the city, around baseball, the story is the Cubs are coming fast and the Cubs are coming strong.”
MILWAUKEE — Kyle Hendricks spent parts of the last two offseasons at Dartmouth College, finishing his economics degree with a minor in math.