CHICAGO -- Back in July, with the Red Sox already out of contention, Jon Lester said publicly that he would understand if the team traded him.
CHICAGO -- Theo Epstein knows Jon Lester as well as anyone in baseball. He was the first-year Red Sox general manager when the team selected Lester in the second round of the 2002 draft.
Jon Lester will make his first public appearance as a member of the Chicago Cubs today at 2 p.m. Eastern. Thanks to our friends at CSN Chicago, you can watch it live.