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Jon Lester

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  • On The Fly

    Mo'Ne Davis of Philadelphia will pitch Friday in the Little League World Series, the first American girl to appear since 2004, writes Philly Daily News columnist Jenice Armstrong, who also says Davis, 13, dreams of playing basketball at UConn on a...
  • Lester willing to go back to Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange Lester willing to go back to Red Sox Left-hander Jon Lester was traded from Boston to the Oakland Athletics at the deadline last month, but he's open to returning to the Red Sox next season. Lester told the Boston Herald that he...
  • Lowrie still bothered by finger injury

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Jed Lowrie has a hairline fracture on his right index finger, but is confident he can play through the pain and avoid a trip to the disabled list. An...
  • Game roundup: A's stop Royals' winning streak

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds final game, White Sox-Giants; will stand Game roundup: A's stop Royals' winning streak KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, and Brandon Moss matched his career high...
  • A's back Lester, rip Royals, 11-3

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Josh Donaldson paced a 20-hit offensive assault with two long home runs as the A's pounded Kansas City 11-3 on Tuesday night to end the Royals' eight-game winning streak. Donaldson hit solo homers to center field in the seventh and...
  • A's rout K.C., end Royals' 8-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange A's rout K.C., end Royals' 8-game win streak KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Donaldson went deep, and Brandon Moss went the opposite way. Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, and Moss matched his career high with four hits as the...
  • Red Sox's De La Rosa pitching with poise, confidence

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- With the Boston Red Sox trading four starting pitchers in five days, right-hander Rubby De La Rosa had a chance Sunday to establish a foothold in the ensuing...
  • Royals confident Willingham will elevate offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Adding another bat for the stretch run, the Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder/designated hitter Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins on Monday for...
  • Royals take over first place with win

    The Sports Xchange Royals take over first place with win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • Hammel gives A's fans reasons to smile

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The A's ended their 10-game home stand Sunday with a 6-1 loss to the Minnesota, but it wasn't all bad news for Oakland. Right-hander Jason Hammel had his best...
  • Hammel finally gets first victory for A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It took him five starts to do it, but right-hander Jason Hammel finally got his first victory Tuesday night for the Oakland A's. Hammel threw 5 2/3 scoreless...