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  • Tigers acquire Price from Rays

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update2 with more details, Price quote Tigers acquire Price from Rays In a three-team blockbuster deal just before the trade deadline, the Detroit Tigers acquired ace David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday....
  • Rays trade Price to Tigers in 3-team trade

    In a three-team blockbuster deal just before the trade deadline, the Detroit Tigers acquired ace David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to multiple reports Thursday. Detroit sent center fielder Austin Jackson to Seattle while Tampa Bay received...
  • A's acquire Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

    A's acquire Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes
    Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series. But to get Lester, the A's parted with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-...
  • A's get Lester from Red Sox for Cespedes

    Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series. But to get Lester, the A's part with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-year-...
  • Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts

    Lester goes to A's and other trade thoughts
    The big trade deadline shoe dropped early Thursday morning, and it landed in an unexpected place for an unexpected value. The Boston Red Sox dealt their ace and pending free agent left-hander Jon Lester as well as outfielder Jonny Gomes and some cash to...
  • Struggling Singleton learns on the job for Astros

    HOUSTON — Jon Singleton offered another flash of potential Wednesday. Now he needs to find a way to sustain some success. The Houston rookie first baseman hit a two-run, opposite-field home run off Oakland Athletics right-hander Jason Hammel in the...
  • Orioles should stay the course, hold on to their top prospects

    Orioles should stay the course, hold on to their top prospects
    Sometimes, the confluence of seemingly unrelated events can squeeze clarity out of coincidence. Take the news Wednesday that the Orioles' top pick from the 2013 draft, Low-A Delmarva right-hander Hunter Harvey, has been shelved for the remainder of...
  • Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season

    Trade for Jon Lester shows Oakland A's are all in this season
    If reports are true that the Oakland Athletics have made their second blockbuster deal of the summer and sent Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes, then there’s really only one way to look at the situation:...
  • A's acquire ace Lester for All-Star Cespedes

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update: Confirms deal, updates throughout A's acquire ace Lester for All-Star Cespedes Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues...
  • Preview: Blue Jays at Astros

    The Toronto Blue Jays are right in the middle of the American League playoff race as the trade deadline looms. The Blue Jays, who reportedly are in the market for pitching help, continue their 10-game road trip against the Houston Astros four hours...
  • Detroit Tigers - PlayerWatch

    3B Nick Castellanos hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-high four runs during Wednesday's 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. He returned the lineup after missing Tuesday's game with a right finger contusion. Castellanos suffered the injury on...
  • Chicago White Sox - PlayerWatch

    CF Adam Eaton had two hits on Wednesday to stretch his hitting streak to six games. He's batting .414 during that span and .292 for the season. Eaton's .359 on-base percentage has provided the White Sox with a spark at the top of the order. He's the...