The Chicago Cubs just made quite possibly the biggest move of the MLB off-season. According to multiple media outlets, the Chicago Cubs have signed left-handed pitcher Jon Lester to a six-year 155 million dollar deal. Lester, who spent time last year between the Red Sox and Athletics. Lester went 16-11 with a 2.46 earned run average and 220 strikeouts in 219.2 innings combined between the Red Sox and Athletics.
MORE: Jon Lester's deal with Cubs is for 6 years and worth $155 million. (via multiple reports) pic.twitter.com/yBFcF4suVh— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 10, 2014
Jon Lester's $155M contract is largest given to free agent in Cubs history & 2nd-largest ever by free-agent pitcher. http://t.co/3aOARtxG0s— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 10, 2014
Lester will bolster a Cubs rotation with some young pieces in it becoming the Cubs ace for one of the best upcoming teams in baseball.