Looks like a fair deal for both sides, and a pretty important move for the Pirates.
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Some serious movement on the South Side.
Oh, Boy: Jon Lester Reportedly Choosing Between Giants and Cubs (UPDATES: Denials, Meetings, Yankees)
That’s according to Ken Rosenthal. I’m on the edge of my seat. Literally. It hurts. (UPDATES: Red Sox probably not technically out.)
If only the A’s had a young shortstop to which to turn next year.
The first day moves along, and there’s quite a bit percolating around the league.
Lester is likely to pick his team tonight or tomorrow, and the Cubs aren’t getting a lot of the attention right now.
It’s already been an active morning at the Winter Meetings, and things are just getting started.
It’s the kind of touch that, if it matters, the Cubs really don’t have the ability to match. It’s not the same relationship.
Also, knocking back some Starlin Castro rumors you may have heard. Oh, and a couple awesome pictures.
The Giants get the least hype among the presumed Lester finalists, but maybe they should be getting more.
If you missed anything in the last three days, catch up now and get yourself ready for a probably crazy week.
Not only would it be interesting to see Samardzija return to Chicago, it’s an interesting statement about the pitching market.
Folks are rolling in, and so are the rumors. Here’s the latest to get you through the night.
The most fun week of the offseason is nearly upon us. So, here’s what you can look forward to, and how we can have some.
On the eve of the Winter Meetings, are Bostonians feeling a new lack of confidence?
Some execs and agents spoke to Jayson Stark about what’s to come, and there were some interesting revelations.