Chicago Cubs are looking for a change in fortunes after signing Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester on a six-year US$155 million deal. Photo: AP Chicago Cubs are looking for a change in fortunes after signing Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester on a six-year US$155 million deal. Photo: AP
Chicago Cubs are looking for a change in fortunes after signing Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester on a six-year US$155 million deal. Photo: AP
Tim Noonan
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Tim Noonan

Right Field: Baseball's Chicago Cubs ready to make a long-awaited impact

After the Red Sox renaissance, it is now cash-rich Cubs' turn who are stirring from 106 years of hibernation to redefine leaders

Chicago Cubs are looking for a change in fortunes after signing Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester on a six-year US$155 million deal. Photo: AP Chicago Cubs are looking for a change in fortunes after signing Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester on a six-year US$155 million deal. Photo: AP
Chicago Cubs are looking for a change in fortunes after signing Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester on a six-year US$155 million deal. Photo: AP
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Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan has been crafting uniquely provocative columns for the SCMP and SMP for more than a decade. A native of Canada, he has over 20 years’ experience in Asia and has been a regular contributor to a number of prominent publications, including Time magazine, Forbes, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The Independent.