Friday, March 21, 2014

REPORT: Lester Talks Resolved By Opening Day

(AP Photo)
According to's Rob Bradford, contract negotiations between the Red Sox and Jon Lester will be resolved before Opening Dayone way or the other. Neither side has any desire for talks to drag into the 2014 season. Lester will be in the final year of his contract and—without a new agreement—the lefty would become a free agent at the end of this season. Lester's agents have been in discussions with Boston GM Ben Cherington throughout the course of Spring Training in Fort Myers.