General manager Ben Cherington says the Red Sox wanted to negotiate with Jon Lester before and during the season, but Lester's camp broke off talks after the team's initial offer.
The Red Sox had their chances to sign Jon Lester, but didn't want him enough. Gary Tanguay wants to know why.
A look at some pitchers the Red Sox will be pursuing (Cole Hamels, James Shields, Johnny Cueto) and one they won't (Max Scherzer).
Jon Lester shares a couple thoughts via Twitter after signing a six-year, $155 deal with the Cubs.