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4 hrs ago | 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

Boston Herald

Gomes knows job hunt may be close

Contrary to popular belief, Jon Lester is not the only free agent on the Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, American League

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chicago White Sox

Peavy's return highlights opener with Red Sox

Chris Sale knew his work schedule for the upcoming three-game set against Boston, with the White Sox ace pitching in the series finale Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Jake Peavy, A.J. Pierzynski, Adam Dunn, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

Boston Herald

Lowdown on Lester offer

If the Red Sox want Jon Lester as badly as he supposedly wants them, it's going to cost more than $70 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jered Weaver, Cole Hamels, Matt Cain, Felix Hernandez, Justin Verlander

Boston.com

Koji Uehara may be shipped back for exam

Koji Uehara was not available to the Red Sox on Saturday and may soon be sent back to Boston to have his sore right shoulder examined.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cole Hamels, Max Scherzer

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Boston.com

on baseball Brian McCann really starting to catch on

David Ross, who was Brian McCann's backup in Atlanta, said during the offseason that McCann told him he considered coming to Boston as a free agent.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian McCann, Baseball Players, David Ross, American League, Major League Baseball, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, John Lackey

Sporting News

Report: Lester rejects lowball offer from Red Sox, breaks off negotiations

Jon Lester is in the last season of his contract with the Red Sox, and after Saturday's news it's looking like he's not going to be re-signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Homer Bailey

The Willits News

MLB: Friday's highlights

Blue Jays 2, Orioles 0: Dustin McGowan allowed five hits over 61/3 innings to earn his first win since 2008.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dustin McGowan, Koji Uehara, Yu Darvish, Robinson Chirinos, Matt Moore

New York Post

Soriano: All ballplayers use something to help with grip

In the wake of Michael Pineda's apparent foolish decision to not conceal the pine tar he affixed to his throwing hand Thursday night, it appears to be no big deal for the players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, David Robertson, Mark Teixeira

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