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Red Sox Writer — Boston Globe
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Covering the Red Sox for The Boston Globe since 2010. Yankees (2006-09), Mets (2002-05) + UConn hoops (1986-99) previously. Springsteen shows: 118.

Ben Cherington: Dealing Yoenis Cespedes ‘made sense’

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - Yoenis Cespedes hit four home runs and drove in 16 runs in his first 19 games for the Red Sox last season. The outfielder, obtained from Oakland for Jon Lester at the trade deadline, looked like a perfect fit for Fenway Park. It didn't last.

Sox close to deal for Diamondbacks lefthander Wade Miley

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - The Red Sox have started the process of rebuilding their rotation, agreeing with the Arizona Diamondbacks on a trade that would return lefthander Wade Miley. The deal was not complete Wednesday night. But the Red Sox would receive Miley in exchange for righthanders Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster, and a minor leaguer to be determined.

Red Sox initial offer may have been turning point for Jon Lester

bostonglobe.com — Oct. 30, 2013: Red Sox defeat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1, to win the World Series. Lester celebrates after a postseason in which he went 4-1 with a 1.56 ERA in five starts. Jan. 23, 2014: Lester, appearing at the Boston BBWAA dinner, tells reporters that signing a contract extension with the Red Sox is his top priority.

Ben Cherington says Jon Lester wouldn’t negotiate after first offer

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington wished Jon Lester well on Wednesday and said his only regret was not having more of a chance to negotiate with the lefthander before he was traded in July. "We would have liked to have had more chance for dialogue prior to the season," said Cherington.

Jon Lester tweets about his ‘extremely difficult decision’

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - Jon Lester took to Twitter Wednesday morning after his late-night decision to sign with the Chicago Cubs. "Extremely difficult decision for me and my family but we love the outcome and couldn't be more excited to join the Cubs organization!" he wrote.

Red Sox made curious strategy change in Jon Lester pursuit

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - The Jon Lester Saga will go down as one of the strangest chapters in Red Sox history - and that's saying a lot. The lefthander had a 2.57 earned run average after the All-Star break in 2013 then owned the postseason, going 4-1 with a 1.56 ERA.

Jon Lester signs with Chicago Cubs

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - Jon Lester stood in a hotel ballroom in Boston last January and told a group of reporters he wanted nothing more then to sign a contract extension with the Red Sox and build on what had been a record-setting career.

Jon Lester eliminates Giants from consideration

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - All the presentations, visits, phone calls, and flattery have come to an end. It's up to Jon Lester to make a decision. As night fell at the Winter Meetings here on Tuesday, the in-demand lefthander was home in Georgia pondering offers from the Red Sox and Chicago Cubs after eliminating the San Francisco Giants.

Jon Lester eliminates Giants from consideration

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - All the presentations, visits, phone calls, and flattery have come to an end. It's up to Jon Lester to make a decision. As night fell at the Winter Meetings here on Tuesday, the in-demand lefthander was home in Georgia pondering offers from the Red Sox and Chicago Cubs after eliminating the San Francisco Giants.

Giants official says Red Sox and Cubs frontrunners to get Jon Lester

bostonglobe.com — SAN DIEGO - On Monday, the San Francisco Giants appeared to be strong contenders for Jon Lester. On Tuesday, assistant general manager Bobby Evans suggested the lefthander would land with the Red Sox or Chicago Cubs. Continue reading below In the latest development of a saga that has dominated the Winter Meetings.
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Dec 18, 2014

#RedSox will have a press conference for Rick Porcello tomorrow at noon.

Dec 18, 2014

@harrisondehay summer of 49 by David Halberstam. Or The Kid by Ben Bradlee Jr.

Dec 18, 2014

In the wake of Sy Berger’s passing, a fun column by @TylerKepner on baseball cards: nytimes.com/2014/12/19/spo…

Dec 18, 2014

@DCameronFG slows his development, too. They'll probably have him stay in extended spring training to avoid injury. Dumb all around.

Dec 17, 2014

@WillysTeam ERA might be the least helpful stat evaluating a lefty reliever. Either way, those guys not getting Affeldt money.

Dec 17, 2014

@Xander_Pls ok. Misunderstood. I think he's a decent 7th inning guy. Which is fine.

Dec 17, 2014

@Xander_Pls he was pretty good in 13 in StL until he got hurt.

Dec 17, 2014

@WillysTeam there are no remaining free agent lefties in that class.

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