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  • 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-...
  • Getting Jon Lester makes A's an even more formidable foe for Angels

    Getting Jon Lester makes A's an even more formidable foe for Angels
    The hill the Angels must climb to win the American League West championship grew considerably steeper Thursday when the division-leading Oakland Athletics acquired Boston Red Sox ace Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes for left fielder Yoenis Cespedes....
  • A's trade Yoenis Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes

    OAKLAND, Calif. The A's pursuit of what they hope will be their first World Series berth since 1990 kicked into high gear Thursday with a trade that brought ace-quality starting pitcher Jon Lester at the cost of left fielder Yoenis Cespedes. In the...
  • A's Beane keeps dealing

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange A's Beane keeps dealing Billy Beane has already been the focus of one major motion picture in Moneyball. Perhaps the Oakland Athletics general manager can be the basis of a second movie. They can...
  • Rounding Up The Deals: David Price To Tigers In 3-Team Blockbuster

    Rounding Up The Deals: David Price To Tigers In 3-Team Blockbuster
    Division leaders Detroit and Oakland forged an American League arms race as the Tigers got David Price from Tampa Bay and the A's dealt for Boston's Jon Lester in a frenzied finish to Thursday's trade deadline. The pair of aces could lead to an epic...
  • Marcus Thompson: Lester trade is clear indication A's are going for World Series

    The Oakland A's have provided the second big jolt of the baseball season. Billy Beane leaves no doubt he is going for a title. Right now. The A's acquired another coveted arm in Jon Lester from Boston, along with Jonny Gomes. How? Beane gave up Yoenis...
  • A's juggling outfielders due to injuries

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- One night after starting primary left fielder Yoenis Cespedes in center field for just the eighth time this season, Athletics manager Bob Melvin installed right fielder...
  • A's injuries open door for rookie Burns

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics HOUSTON -- In the span of 24 hours, the Athletics lost both of their primary center fielders. Starter Coco Crisp returned to Oakland to undergo an MRI exam on a sore neck that has bothered him for...
  • A's Crisp on shelf for second leg of trip

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics ARLINGTON, Texas -- Oakland continued on to the second leg of its six-game road trip, but Coco Crisp didn't join them. The team's concern about Crisp's sore neck increased as news surfaced that...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Ex-Cub Samardzija wins his debut with A's

    Ex-Cub Samardzija wins his debut with A's
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned. Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
  • Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote

    Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Yasiel Puig get love in All-Star vote
    Everyone loves Mike Trout. There was no mystery in his selection to the All-Star game on Sunday. Trout got more fan votes than any player in the major leagues except Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays. And, in the ultimate sign of respect among his...