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Yesterday | Gapers Block

Eaton Rises and Grinds for the White Sox

Last night, with two men on in the sixth inning and the White Sox down by a run, Adam Eaton demonstrated why White Sox fans are so fond of him.

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Friday | Chicago Sun-Times

Konerko solid with role as part-timer for White Sox

There has been some hand-wringing from fans and even the media over the limited amount of playing time Paul Konerko has received in the first 16 games, but those who were paying attention to Sox management and Konerko in December after the popular team captain decided to play one last season have to wonder why.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Paul Konerko, Jose Abreu, Adam Dunn

Friday | Sports Media 101

Series Preview: What is the Realistic Goal for Baltimore Orioles in...

Orioles 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Baltimore Orioles as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Boston Red Sox, John Lackey

Friday | Daily Herald

Lester outduels hard-luck Sale in Sox loss

Rather than lay blame on the bullpen, White Sox manager Robin Ventura opted to credit Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester following Thursday night's 3-1 loss at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Martin Perez, Jose Quintana

Friday | BleacherReport

Jon Lester Is Showing Red Sox Everything They Stand to Lose If He Leaves

There's nothing like a good contract narrative, and here's a toast to how Jon Lester 's is suddenly a heck of a lot more interesting now than it was before.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Chris Sale, American League

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Lester, Ross carry Red Sox to 3-1 victory over White Sox

Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tyler Flowers, Chris Sale, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Xander Bogaerts, Boston Red Sox

MLB.com

Sale Takes On Lester and Red Sox in Rubber Game of Series

Starters: LHP Chris Sale for the Sox, LHP Jon Lester for Boston. Chris is looking to become the first White Sox starting pitcher to begin a season 4-0 since Jose Contrera s in 2006 and first to win his first four starts since Jon Garland in 2005.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Tyler Flowers, Alexei Ramirez, Adrian Nieto, John Danks

Over The Monster

Breaking down Felix Doubront's struggles

Felix Doubront has not started off the season hot through three starts, despite flashes of excellence in the recent past.

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Related Topix: Sports, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Daily Herald

Still early, but White Sox showing good signs

It's still too early to make any long-term predictions, but the White Sox have shown they just might have the potential to contend for a playoff spot this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Nate Jones, Avisail Garcia, Erik Johnson, Paul Konerko

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Boston Red Sox

Lester, Sale set for marquee matchup in finale

Jake Peavy served as a mentor to Chris Sale during his time in Chicago and still maintains a friendship with his former teammate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jake Peavy, Chris Sale, American League, Major League Baseball, Paul Konerko, Boston Red Sox

Boston.com

Are the Red Sox Insulting Jon Lester with Their Contract Offer? PleaseBDC

Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Clayton Kershaw, Homer Bailey, John Lackey, CC Sabathia, Opinion

CBS Local

Gresh & Zo: Instability To Blame For Red Sox Woes

It's early in the season but the Red Sox's struggles should not go unnoticed. As they sit at the bottom of the AL East at 5-9, the Red Sox's issues are piling up.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East

BleacherReport

Who Is the Red Sox's Biggest Pitching X-Factor: Jake Peavy or Clay Buchholz?

If the Boston Red Sox are to make a serious bid for back-to-back World Series championships, Jake Peavy and Clay Buchholz will be big parts of the reason why.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Clay Buchholz, Jake Peavy, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, John Lackey, Felix Doubront

MLive.com

Max Scherzer will not be only quality starting pitcher available as free agent in offseason

James Shields is set to be a free agent following the 2014 season and is unlikely to be re-signed by the Kansas City Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, James Shields, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Justin Masterson, Ervin Santana

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Rant Sports

Chicago Cubs Will Be Major Players If Jon Lester Reaches Free Agency

According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com, the Boston Red Sox recently offered their ace left-handed pitcher Jon Lester a four-year extension worth somewhere between $70 and $80 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Welington Castillo, Arismendy Alcantara

Boston.com

Time for Red Sox to get serious with Jon Lester

You can't blame Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington for making a lowball four-year, $70 million contract offer to Jon Lester.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dustin Pedroia, John Lackey, Clay Buchholz, Felix Doubront, Allen Webster

Examiner.com

Red Sox offer Lester four years, $70 million

I am shocked. Jon Lester , according to WEEI's Rob Bradford , was offered $70 million over the next four years by the Boston Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Miguel Cabrera, Yu Darvish, Andy Pettitte

Boston.com

Early returns have been downright awful for the Red Sox

Is this the part where we're supposed to feign concern about the dreadful start the Red Sox have put together to the 2014 season with the logical mindset that we're only but halfway through April? Sorry.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava, Dustin Pedroia, Will Middlebrooks, Chris Tillman, Opinion

Over The Monster

Jon Lester's $70 million contract offer

The Red Sox have made a $70 - $80 million contract offer to Jon Lester. Are they low-balling the southpaw? While Red Sox nation was focused on the team's doomed efforts against the Yankees, a bit of information slipped in under the radar regarding the extension talks between Jon Lester and the Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Homer Bailey, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Bullets Made Milwaukee Famous

The Brewers are the best team in baseball right now. Really? Yes, really. The union is upset over comments about unsigned free agents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Billy Hamilton, Derek Jeter, Jacoby Ellsbury, Chase Headley, Ryan Zimmerman

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