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  • Cardinals net RHP Lackey from Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates second graph, adding Littrell Cardinals net RHP Lackey from Red Sox While whiffing on the No. 1 starters they were chasing, the St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday,...
  • Cardinals get Lackey from Red Sox

    Cardinals get Lackey from Red Sox
    The St. Louis Cardinals landed another middle-of-the-rotation veteran Thursday, acquiring John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for starting pitcher Joe Kelly and Allen Craig, who can play first base and the corner outfield positions. Lackey...
  • 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...
  • Deal or no deal, Yankees' Girardi is confident

    ARLINGTON, Texas — With the trade deadline looming, manager Joe Girardi believes his team can make a run even if it makes no moves. "I do. I've seen this team play very well at times," Girardi said. "Our pitching has done a really good job...
  • Red Sox trade Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes to A's for Yoenis Cespedes

    The Dodgers will have to look elsewhere if they want to acquire a starting pitcher, because the Boston Red Sox sent left-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and a...
  • Buehrle leads hot Blue Jays past Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Buehrle leads hot Blue Jays past Red Sox BOSTON -- The Toronto Blue Jays limped into the All-Star break as a battered team, with a promising season threatening to go right down the drain. But since...
  • Calm before storm in Boston

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- There was a weird atmosphere at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. Jon Lester was still a member of the Red Sox. So was John Lackey. And Andrew Miller. Fellow pitcher Felix...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 3

    Part 3 : continues.... ----------------------------------------------- MLB Note - Seattle Mariners Iwakuma, Hisashi RHP Hisashi Iwakuma's win in Cleveland on Tuesday improved his road record this season to 5-0 with a 3.09 ERA. Over his last 14 road...
  • Boston Red Sox - PlayerWatch

    RHP Brandon Workman, recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to start Wednesday night's game, walked the first two batters of the game and gave up two runs in a 36-pitch first inning -- and wound up pitching five innings and dropping to 1-4. He walked a season-...
  • Angels' timing troubles contribute to slump out of the break

    Angels' timing troubles contribute to slump out of the break
    The Angels are not in Texas anymore. Remember that four-game sweep of the lowly Rangers before the All-Star break, when the Angels scored 33 runs and 51 hits and went 17 for 43 (.395) with runners in scoring position? In 12 games since, including...
  • Preview: Pirates at Diamondbacks

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will wind up a 10-game road trip when they open a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night. Some baserunning follies helped end a three-game winning streak for Pittsburgh, which is 8-4 since the All-Star...
  • Dodgers want pitching, but not at cost of any of top three prospects

    Dodgers want pitching, but not at cost of any of top three prospects
    For two years, the baseball world has watched and wondered. The Dodgers' owners paid a record price to buy a North American sports team. They secured a record television contract. They signed off on a record payroll. Guggenheim Baseball Management plays...