Tag Archives: Jon Lester

A week in review: Gregorius, Headley, Lester, McCarthy, Noonan, Robertson, Scherzer and Suzuki

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This week was the Winter Meetings and while the Yankees didn't make much noise, the American League East got tougher with the multiple moves the Red Sox made in trading for Rick Porcello and Wade Miley. In related Yankees moves, two of their former players signed to different ball clubs, there's a rumor their third basemen last ...

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Hot Stove: Jon Lester agrees to six-year, $155 Million deal with Cubs

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The second biggest splash of the Winter Meetings occurred overnight when the Chicago Cubs won the sweepstakes against the Boston Red Sox for starting pitcher Jon Lester. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Cubs outbid the Red Sox with a six-year, $155 Million deal which reunites Lester with Cubs GM Theo Epstein. While the ...

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi talk A-Rod, Robertson and more

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi spoke to the media during the second day of the Winter Meetings and of course, the topics that came up were ex-Yankee David Robertson, Alex Rodriguez and if the Yankees were pursuing Jon Lester and Max Scherzer. -- Brian Cashman said the Yankees were never going to sign both Andrew Miller ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Cubs, Giants finalists for Jon Lester

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With David Robertson gone, the Yankees are reverting their attention to the starting pitching market, and while they've been linked to both Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, they seem more likely to chase one than the other. MLB Trade Rumor reported the Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants were finalists in the Jon Lester sweepstakes but ...

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Hot Stove: While there’s a small chance, don’t expect the Yankees to pursue Max Scherzer

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Yesterday, we tinkered with the idea of the Yankees possibly pursuing  Max Scherzer after Scott Boras, Scherzer's agent, spoke with the Yankees staff during the GM Meetings. However, while the idea of having Scherzer in pinstripes is intriguing, he most likely won't become a Yankee, especially with a draft pick attached to him. A source told Mark Feinsand ...

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Hot Stove: Will the Yankees revisit their plans and go for Max Scherzer?

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Earlier this offseason, the Yankees vowed to stay away from big free agent names James Shields, Max Scherzer, Jon Lester or Pablo Sandoval. However, as Hot Stove season continues, it seems entirely possible the Yankees could revisit their concept on sitting out this offseason and reach out to one of the names on the list. Jon Heyman of ...

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Report: Korean pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang to be posted

The best pitcher in Korea Baseball is ready to take on a new challenge: pitching in the Major Leagues. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Hyeon-jong Yang will be posted by the Kia Tigers in the coming weeks, which will make him available in this year's free agent market. More from Feinsand: Yang projects ...

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Report: Yankees not pursuing Lester, Shields, Sandoval & Scherzer

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If you had a dream one day the Yankees would acquire Jon Lester, James Shields, Pablo Sandoval or Max Scherzer, then I'd  hate to burst your bubble because it's not happening. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the New York Yankees have no interest in acquiring any of the four players listed above. The ...

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