Dodgers, Giants informed they are out of Jon Lester sweepstakes

Rob Bradford
December 09, 2014 - 4:56 pm

SAN DIEGO -- The field is narrowing. According to a major league source, both the Giants and Dodgers have been informed by Jon Lester that he is no longer being considered as possible landing spots. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans -- who told reporters earlier Tuesday that his team was "in the backseat" when it came to the services of Jon Lester -- informed the media Tuesday night that Lester had informed San Francisco that it was no longer being considered an option by the free agent pitcher. Later in the evening, the LA Times reported that the Dodgers were also no longer being considered by Lester.

It is believed that Lester is making a decision between the Red Sox and Cubs. Check back for more ...