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Braves: Jon Lester Could Add Veteran Presence in 2021

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - SEPTEMBER 26: Jon Lester #34 of the Chicago Cubs during the game against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on September 26, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

There has been a lot of talk about the Atlanta Braves possibly signing free-agent starting pitcher Jon Lester this offseason. We see if that’s a good idea or not.

I’ve had multiple people ask me about the Atlanta Braves possibly having an interest in Jon Lester this offseason.

My immediate reaction was — “Why?”

He’ll be 27 in January and is coming have back-to-back bad seasons with a 4.