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Jon Lester

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  • Athletics' downward spiral continues

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics freefall continued Thursday at the O.co Coliseum with a 7-2 loss to the Texas Rangers, and there's no guarantee it will end in time for them...
  • On The Fly: New Jeter Commercial A Schmaltzy Winner

    There's a new Derek Jeter commercial out, this one for Gatorade. If you haven't seen it, he decides to get out of a cab and walk the last few blocks to Yankee Stadium meeting and greeting folks along the way, especially at Stan's, the old souvenir shop....
  • Lester keeps A's in front in wild-card race

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The trade that brought right-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes from Boston for slugger Yoenis Cespedes came with plenty of early fanfare but quickly...
  • Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014 Check one of the Boston Red Sox's recent box scores and it looks more like Triple-A Pawtucket's lineup than that of the defending World Series champions....
  • Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title

    Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title
    When the Angels were in Boston in August, several players asked veteran infielder John McDonald to bring the World Series ring he won with the Red Sox last season from his home in Scituate, Mass., to Fenway Park. They wanted to see it, to touch it, to...
  • A's hope killer loss sparks a turnaround

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- If the Oakland A's were searching for rock bottom, they might have found it Wednesday night in a 6-1 loss to the Texas Rangers. The A's took a 1-0 lead into the...
  • Dodgers, Carlos Frias rocked early by Rockies in 16-2 loss

    Dodgers, Carlos Frias rocked early by Rockies in 16-2 loss
    So it's come to this: With the Dodgers' division lead about to be reduced to two games Wednesday afternoon, Manager Don Mattingly acknowledged the possibility of a bullpen game in the coming week. "We've talked about it," Mattingly said. Under that...
  • A's let one slip away vs. Rangers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's were coming off of back-to-back road wins against the Seattle Mariners when they opened a three-game series Tuesday night against the last-place...
  • Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win

    Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win
    PITTSBURGH— The Cubs’ rotation for 2015 is starting to get interesting now that Felix Doubront has his act together. Doubront pitched six shutout innings Saturday in a 6-4 win over the Pirates, helping to snap a season-high seven-game losing...
  • Preview: Athletics at Mariners

    The Oakland Athletics look to build on a rare victory when they conclude a three-game series on Sunday against the host Seattle Mariners. Oakland posted a 3-2 win in 10 innings on Saturday for only its fourth triumph in 16 games and the victory allowed...
  • A's can determine wild-card fate

    OAKLAND, Calif. Can two games played well offset five weeks of games played poorly? That's the question facing the A's as they come off their final off-day of the regular season. Wins Saturday and Sunday came at the right time in Seattle with the...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 19; Dodgers beat Giants

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Final update: Orioles-Yankees; will stand Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 19; Dodgers beat Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Kemp broke open a pitchers' duel between left-hander Clayton Kershaw and righty Yusmeiro Petit with...