It's pretty much agreed that free-agent lefty Jon Lester has narrowed down his choices to three teams—the San Francisco Giants, the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox. Still lurking in the shadows, however, is The Evil Empire—generally regarded as the "mystery" team that has yet to pounce. Lester meets with the Giants today—and could conceivably make his decision as early as this week. There is a growing consensus that Lester has made up his mind—some think to return to Boston—and that he is just going through the formalities at this point. Stay tuned!