Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester

Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester
The Dodgers will not be signing free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, according to a person familiar the situation. (Dilip Vishwanat / Getty Images)



will not be adding

Jon Lester

to their rotation, a person familiar the situation said Tuesday night under the condition of anonymity.

With Lester ruling out the

San Francisco Giants

as a destination, the free-agent left-hander appears to have narrowed down the field to the

Boston Red Sox


Chicago Cubs

. Lester informed the Giants that he would be signing with another team, Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans told reporters.

The Dodgers are known to have checked in with Lester, but it’s unknown how seriously they pursued him.

The team is looking to add at least another starting pitcher.

General Manager Farhan Zaidi said the Dodgers continue to explore both the free-agent and trade markets.

The Dodgers have four starters lined up for the upcoming season: Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, Hyun-Jin Ryu and

Dan Haren