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Cubs hit a home run with the signing of All-star pitcher Jon Lester

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It’s the biggest deal in professional sports right now. The Cubs have acquired in-demand lefty Jon Lester for the next six years with a whopping 155 million dollar contract. But it was just last January when Lester told a group of reporters that he was willing to sign a contract extension with the Red Sox - for a discount. So what happened? WBEZ Sports contributor Cheryl Raye-Stout joins us on the line to break down the deal and discuss what this acquisition means for the Cubs.

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