LESTER SIGNS WITH CUBS
For the third time this off-season the San Francisco Giants swung and missed on a prospective free agent.
Jon Lester informed the Giants brass last night that he would not sign with them, instead opting to sign a 6-year deal worth 155 million dollars with the Chicago Cubs.
The miss by the Giants means the team that has won three of the past five World Series Championships has come up empty in their pursuit of Pablo Sandoval, Yasmany Tomas and Jon Lester. The Giants now move on to Plan D as they look for reinforcements and upgrades on a team that has confounded baseball experts since their first title in 2010.
WARRIORS HOST ROCKETS LOOKING TO EXTEND STREAK
The Golden State Warriors will look to extend their winning streak to a franchise best 14 straight games as they host the Houston Rockets tonight at the Oracle. The Warriors may have to do it short-handed as center Andrew Bogut is nursing knee tendenitis and may have to miss the game. The streak has propelled the Warriors to the best record in the NBA sitting at 18-2. Eight of the Warriors 13 wins have come on the road. Game time tonight is 7:30pm