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2 hrs ago | Over The Monster

Red Sox trade rumors: Orioles 'close' to acquiring Jon Lester

All indications this week were that Red Sox ace Jon Lester was going to be traded rather than extended before Thursday's trade deadline.

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6 hrs ago | ESPN

Jon Lester's awkward adventure continues

Jon Lester 's awkward adventure to the ballpark -- the one in which his starting assignment was scratched in anticipation that he could be traded at any moment -- commenced with hushed whispers from a smattering of early-bird fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felix Doubront, John Lackey, Andrew Miller

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Blue Jays sweep Red Sox

Mark Buehrle pitched 6 2/3 innings to earn his first win in almost two months and Dioner Navarro had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to their fifth consecutive victory, a 6-1 win over the slumping Boston Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Brandon Workman, Xander Bogaerts

Lexington Herald-Leader

Recap: Boston vs. Toronto

Dioner Navarro had three RBI singles and the Toronto Blue Jays wrapped up a three-game sweep at Fenway Park with a 6-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Brandon Workman

The State

Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity. The Chicago Cubs acquired Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday in exchange for a player to be named.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, John Lackey

The Washington Post

Orioles say they won't dangle young arms for trade

Orioles vice president Dan Duquette says the team has no intention of trading young pitching talent, and he quelled rumors that Baltimore is close to landing Red Sox lefty Jon Lester.

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Sports Media 101

Boston Red Sox: Where Jon Lester May Land

Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Matt Kemp, National League, National League Central, Oscar Taveras, Adam Wainwright

Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM

Trending Now: Cardinals give Peterson a 5-year contract extension

The Arizona Cardinals signed Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson to a 5-year contract extension worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, NFL Football, Patrick Peterson, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals, American League, American League East, Baseball Players

Bless You Boys

MLB trade rumors: Red Sox 'likely' to deal left-handed pitchers Jon Lester, Andrew Miller

It seems like just about any Red Sox player not named David Ortiz has been linked to a trade rumor or three this season, but two of the most popular names of late are Jon Lester and Andrew Miller.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Andrew Miller, David Ortiz, Drew Smyly, American League, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers

Examiner.com

Lester losing his luster with the Red Sox

Let's stop fooling ourselves-- the Boston Red Sox don't want Jon Lester back. It's just pure speculation on my part, but one has to read the tea leaves.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Adrian Gonzalez, John Lackey, Carl Crawford, Jacoby Ellsbury

WUSA-TV Washington

Nightengale: Philly blockbuster could disrupt quiet deadline

Welcome to the dwindling hours of Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, where teams are frantically wondering whether to trade the most coveted commodity on the market - elite starting pitching - by the 4 p.m. ET Thursday deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Jonathan Papelbon, Ryan Howard, Matt Kemp

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Red Sox' Jon Lester pops up on Pirates' radar

For an organization that prides itself on planning for the future and building a team through its farm system, the Pirates' interests in advance of the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday represent something of a departure from the norm.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Andrew Miller, Josh Bell, Ryan Ludwick

Sports Media 101

Boston Red Sox Vs Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday Preview

Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Clay Buchholz, Felix Doubront

San Jose Mercury News

Could A's deal Tommy Milone, get Jon Lester from Boston Red Sox in return?

It's closing in on 48 hours before the trade deadline , and just where do the A's stand? For one thing, they're in a position where they don't need to make a trade, although they continue to explore second base options.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Ben Zobrist, Asdrubal Cabrera, Aaron Hill

Over The Monster

Red Sox trade rumors: Pirates emerging as Jon Lester 'dark-horse'

If Lester is going to be gone, swapping him out for a big bat would make all kinds of sense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, David Ortiz, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Marlin Maniac

MLB Trade Rumors: Marlins "In" On Red Sox Jon Lester?

Jul 25, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester throws a pitch during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Manny Ramirez

Brew Crew Ball

Brewers trade rumors: Milwaukee reportedly interested in Jon Lester

The Brewers recently inquired about David Price. However with the Rays winning games at the pace they are, it's highly unlikely they go into sell mode.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, David Price, Jimmy Nelson, Yovani Gallardo, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

Rant Sports

Los Angeles Dodgers Rumors: Acquiring Jon Lester Would Give Them Best Staff In 20 Years

With the Boston Red Sox quickly falling further out of contention in the AL East, the team will be looking to unload some of its stars.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, American League, American League East, Clayton Kershaw, Josh Beckett

BaySportsNet.com

Do the Oakland Athletics Have the Talent To Acquire Jon Lester from Boston?

Understanding completely that with just two days until the July 31 trade deadline, rumors fly about as fast as a Yordano Ventura fastball around the internet, there is certainly a reason for A's fans to pay attention to this beauty from Comcast Sports New England's Sam McAdam : "St.

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KIDK CBS 3

Red Sox shopping Lester

With Boston out of contention in the American League East and the non-waiver trade deadline set for 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, the Red Sox are taking calls about potential trades for Jon Lester, with the likelihood increasing that the ace left-hander could be dealt this week.

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

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