The Baltimore Orioles are reportedly close to a deal for Jon Lester, according to Pete Abraham in Boston and Brittany Ghiroli in Baltimore.
The Orioles were mentioned yesterday as a team that was interested in Lester, but we haven't heard much about them today until now. As both Abraham and Ghiroli mentioned, the deal isn't done yet. It does look like we're close to a Lester deal.
UPDATE 3:20 PM: Meanwhile, Joel Sherman says that he's hearing nothing is close.
So now the fun starts.
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