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Peter Gammons told CBS Radio this morning that the Cubs think Lester will ultimately go back to Boston. Let’s discuss that.
“I’m not buying an expensive car this year. I’ll just take the Bentley.”
Not that the Cubs need to rush out and make a catching trade, but, if they decide to do it, there are some interesting options.
The Red Sox will get a chance to meet with Lester first, however, according to the report.
The things he does well, he does exceptionally well. La Stella is a guy with clear starter upside, which makes things interesting.
Mueller was, until recently, the Cubs’ hitting coach.
Suddenly, Toronto is showing some financial might. The Cubs could meet with Lester tomorrow, by the way.
It’s not been a great morning for Cubs fans. I think it’s OK to feel a little bummed, but let’s keep some perspective.
The Cardinals pick up Jordan Walden, too, in exchange for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins.
It’s unclear, but the Blue Jays are at least serious about Martin.
The Cubs are highly unlikely to get two of the three, let alone all of them. But it’s interesting to discuss each in the context of their predicted contract.
That’s according to Jon Heyman, who says the deal should be announced later this week.
More framing data supports the Cubs making a change behind the plate.
Things cranked up on Friday night, and then again last night. You may have missed some things.
And the deal could be in the four-year, $64 million range.