The Chicago Cubs have an option decision on Jon Lester this weekend, but we already know he’ll be bought out. That means he’ll have served out his six-year contract with the Cubs, become a free agent, and the future will be uncertain. Maybe there’s a reunion in store, maybe there isn’t.
Either way, Lester wants to show a little love to the city that loved him so much for those six years. The next round’s on Jon:
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So good and classy is Lester that he even planned ahead for the pandemic implications of his offer:
Yikes, I certainly hope not. We chose these 4 specific places bc they require reservations and it was the only area I knew of with ample outdoor space aside from Wrigley. I've been assured all federal, state, and local guidelines will be followed.
— Jon Lester (@JLester34) October 30, 2020