(CBS) New Cubs ace Jon Lester recently signed a hefty six-year, $155-million deal to come to Chicago. It’s been seen as a logical move and important step in the Cubs’ transition, but how will it play out in the long term as he gets paid big bucks on the latter end of the contract? 331 more words
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[nesn_embed service=springboard src=”http://cms.springboardplatform.com/embed_iframe/899/video/585801/nesn003/nesn.com/10″%5DA once-promising Boston Red Sox prospect has joined an American League East foe.
By Bruce Levine-
(CBS) The Cubs are in need of some veteran outfield help. After trading Jason Ruggiano to the Mariners for a young hard-throwing pitching prospect in Matt Brazis… 401 more words
Toronto has signed outfielder Ryan Kalish to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Kalish came up through the Red Sox’s farm system and then signed with the Cubs last offseason, hitting .248 with zero homers and a .642 OPS in 57 games for Chicago. 27 more words