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Monday, January 18, 2021

Nationals, Jon Lester agree to one-year deal, per report

The Washington Nationals have added a veteran southpaw with championship pedigree to the rotation. The Nationals have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent lefty Jon Lester, reports ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Financial terms are unknown. Washington has not yet confirmed the signing.

Lester, 37, struggled in 2020, throwing 61 innings with a 5.16 ERA with the Cubs. He has been a tick worse than league average the last two years, but did manage a 3.32 ERA in 181 2/3 innings as recently as 2018.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 18, 2021 at 08:27 PM | 52 comment(s)
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