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33 min ago | CBS Sports

Dodgers an option

The Dodgers are in the middle of the talks on all of the frontline starting pitchers, including Jon Lester , Cole Hamels and David Price .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu, John Lackey, Major League Baseball

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Cardboard Connection

Boston Red Sox Collecting and Fan Guide

The Boston Red Sox have a fan base as rabid and passionate as any in baseball. For years, they also had a World Series-sized chip on their shoulder dating back decades.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens

Boston.com

Nine to Know: Red Sox Stats Pack - Goodbye, Jon Lester EditionSports

The Bill Chuck Files overflow each day with stats, factoids, and observations that are sometimes relevant, sometimes irrelevant, and sometimes simply intriguing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Lester, Baseball Players

BoSox Injection

Red Sox should pass on Matt Kemp

Jul 23, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Matt Kemp drives in a run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the sixth inning at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Jon Lester, Clayton Kershaw

Sun Jul 27, 2014

San Francisco Giants

Peavy's debut comes in heat of NL West race

Giants-Dodgers, prime time, a battle for first place -- Sunday night's series finale is poised to be a heavyweight fight, a playoff-like duel between two bitter rivals gearing up for the late-season stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston Herald

Jon Lester's future no easy guess

It's true what John Henry says. Generally speaking, it is bad business to give a long-term deal to a player in his 30s, especially a pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jonathan Papelbon, CC Sabathia, Curt Schilling

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why The Red Sox Would Be Crazy To Trade Jon Lester

With the Boston Red Sox virtually out of the playoff race and seemingly at different wave lengths in contract talks with free-agent-to-be Jon Lester, it would seem to make sense to trade the 30-year-old.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Curt Schilling

Over The Monster

Source: Red Sox righty Allen Webster traveling to join team in Tampa Bay

When the Red Sox traded Jake Peavy early Saturday afternoon, the question of who was going to take the righty's place in the rotation was raised.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Allen Webster, Anthony Ranaudo, Brandon Workman, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rant Sports

Boston Red Sox Rumors: Los Angeles Dodgers Should Be Called About Matt Kemp

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp should be traded before the 4:00 p.m. deadline on July 31, and the team that should be calling for his services is the Boston Red Sox .

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Andre Ethier

Rant Sports

Boston Red Sox Playing Damage Control In Jon Lester Situation

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to table talks with Jon Lester for the remainder of the 2014 season, CEO Larry Lucchino confirmed Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Jacoby Ellsbury, Clay Buchholz

Boston.com

Lester to the Yankees Would Be a Loss of Ruthian ProportionsSports

Obnoxious Boston Fan is long-time sports journalist Bill Speros and offers a fun, unique and biting perspective on the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, Patriots and whatever else people are talking about in the world of sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Carl Crawford, Curt Schilling

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lasorda's Lair

Roundtable #11- The Dodgers Outfield Conundrum

Pull up a chair and come sit down at our Lasorda's Lair roundtable discussion. This new column will feature a different discussion topic each time which our writing staff will have the opportunity to address individually.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Record

Polanco, Walker lift Pirates over L.A.

Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gregory Polanco, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball, Neil Walker, Adrian Gonzalez, Paul Maholm

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rant Sports

Acquiring Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson Would Solve Hitting Woes for Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers are no strangers to MLB trade deadline deals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Matt Kemp

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston.com

Gasper: Sox should make best offer to Lester now

Re-signing Jon Lester is going to require the Red Sox to go way out of their contract comfort zone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Clayton Kershaw, Adam Wainwright, Cole Hamels, Adrian Gonzalez

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Surviving Grady

Trading Crawford, Beckett and Gonzalez: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

At the time it happened, the trade of Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Adrian Gonzalez cleared some overpaid, non-performing detritus from our coffers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carl Crawford, Baseball Players, Adrian Gonzalez

BleacherReport

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Chase Utley, Cole Hamels and More

MLB trade rumors seem to arise at a steady pace from the hot stove days of winter meetings all the way through the summer heat and the playoff push down the homestretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Chase Utley, National League, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies

CBS Sports

Rumors: Jays talking to Padres about Headley

Another day of baseball is in the books. Here is a recap of Saturday's news and notes from around the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Steve Cishek, C.J Cron, Matt Holliday, Brandon Belt

Sat Jul 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Angels acquire All-Star closer for prospects

The Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street and prospect Trevor Gott from the Padres for four prospects in a trade announced late Friday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Huston Street, Baseball Players, CC Sabathia, Matt Holliday, Hanley Ramirez

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boston.com

On BaseballRed Sox will have payroll flexibility in offseason

For the second time in three years, the Red Sox will find themselves with an abundance of payroll flexibility in the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Andrew Miller, Burke Badenhop, Rubby De La Rosa

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