It looks like Jon Lester is off the table for the Giants. The free agent pitcher called the team Tuesday to say that he would not pitch for San Francisco.
Bobby Evans says that he believes Lester would prefer to pitch for his former team, the Red Sox, or the Cubs. This means the Giants will be going without Pablo Sandoval, Yasmany Tomas and now Jon Lester; A grim prospect considering the significance of these free agents.
“We finished first in the most important area, though,” Evans said, subtly gloating over the World Series win.