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Jon Lester option declined by Cubs, lefty becomes free agent

Jon Lester option declined by Cubs, lefty becomes free agent

3 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Jon Lester's $25 million mutual option for 2021 was declined Friday by the Chicago Cubs, completing a $155 million, six-year contract and allowing the 36-year-old...
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Jon Lester's $25M Club Option Declined by Cubs; Will Receive $10M Buyout

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The Chicago Cubs have declined their $25 million club option on left-handed starting pitcher Jon Lester and will pay a $10 million buyout instead, per Bruce Levine of WSCR-AM...
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Cubs' Jon Lester thanks city of Chicago by buying fans a beer

8 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Lester is set to become a free agent this coming offseason
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Jon Lester is buying the 1st round of beer at 4 bars this weekend as a salute to Chicago Cubs fans

14 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Left-hander Jon Lester shows his appreciation to Chicago Cubs fans by offering to pay for their first beer at four selected Division Street bars this weekend.
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Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez wins his 4th Fielding Bible Award, receiving recognition for his play at shortstop

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs won his fourth Fielding Bible Award, his first at shortstop.
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Stanislaus County family rescues fox cub stuck in gardening wire

Stanislaus County family rescues fox cub stuck in gardening wire

1 day ago   |   KCRA

A Stanislaus County family stepped up Wednesday to help a fox in need.
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Angels seek permission to interview Cubs' Dan Kantrovitz for GM vacancy, per report

2 days ago   |   CBS Sports

Los Angeles needs a new GM after parting ways with Billy Eppler
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Baseball-List of World Series winners

3 days ago   |   National Post   |   12 articles

List of winners in Major League Baseball's World Series: 2020 - Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Tampa Bay Rays 2 2019 - Washington Nationals 4, Houston Astros 3 2018 - Boston Red Sox 4...
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Why teaching A.I. to read is a lifelong endeavor

3 days ago   |   Fortune

It's not just tech giants that are using artificial intelligence to understand human language, so that products like digital assistants can respond to basic questions. More...
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Bloomington Couple Avoids Prison Time In 21-Month-Old Son's Drowning Death

4 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A judge says a Bloomington couple accused in the drowning death of their 21-month-old son after leaving three children unsupervised for nearly two hours will not...
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Illinois authorities extradite Kyle Rittenhouse, accused in protest...

Illinois authorities extradite Kyle Rittenhouse, accused in protest shootings, to Wisconsin

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Florida wildlife officials captured a 10-foot-long python that had found its...

Florida wildlife officials captured a 10-foot-long python that had found its way into a Ford Mustang

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State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus

State leaders facing 2nd wave resist steps to curb virus

The new surge, despite being more widespread, has yielded a decidedly more limited response than in the spring and summer. Read more ...

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

Study: 1 to 2 million tons of US plastic trash go astray

It's the equivalent of as many as 1,300 plastic grocery bags per person. Read more ...

Actress Lori Loughlin reports to prison in college scam

Actress Lori Loughlin reports to prison in college scam

BOSTON - Authorities say “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has reported to a federal prison in California to begin serving her two-month sentence for her role in the college... Read more ...

For 2nd time, study testing COVID-19 antibody drug has setback

For 2nd time, study testing COVID-19 antibody drug has setback

The study has been paused to investigate a possible safety issue in hospitalized patients. Read more ...

Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

As people lined up in the rain, waiting to cast their vote, Paul Rudd waited with them, handing out cookies as voters left the polls. Read more ...

Texas early voting totals exceed total number of ballots cast during 2016...

Texas early voting totals exceed total number of ballots cast during 2016 election

More than 9 million ballots have been cast as of Friday morning in the nation's second most-populous state. Read more ...

McDonald's is finally bringing back the McRib

McDonald's is finally bringing back the McRib

For the first time in nearly a decade, McDonald's is making the fan-favorite sandwich available at all of its U.S. restaurants. Read more ...

Strong Aegean Sea earthquake topples buildings in Turkey

Strong Aegean Sea earthquake topples buildings in Turkey

A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey's interior minister reports that six buildings in western Izmir province were destroyed. Read more ...