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1 hr ago | KMCX-FM Ogallala

Red Sox, Athletics Pull Off Blockbuster Trade On Deadline Day

The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Jeff Samardzija

1 hr ago | Click Orlando

Will anyone pay the price for Tampa's ace?

Price's name has been a constant in trade rumors dating back to at least last October.

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

2 hrs ago | Detroit News

inconsistent Tigers

One night, one week, one month, they look like World Series favorites. The next night, week or month, they look like a weary bunch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, David Price, Ben Zobrist, Matt Joyce

6 hrs ago | The State

Recap: Detroit vs. Chicago WSox

Nick Castellanos had four RBI, and his three-run homer keyed a six-run opening inning, as the Detroit Tigers dominated the Chicago White Sox, 7-2, at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Nick Castellanos, Baseball Players, Al Alburquerque, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, Max Scherzer

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Cubs acquire struggling LHP Doubront from Red Sox

Theo Epstein was the first person to take a chance on Felix Doubront. Now he is going to give the struggling left-hander another opportunity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Boston Red Sox, Jon Lester, John Lackey, National League West, National League

The State

Hernandez outdueled by Indians' Kluber in 2-0 loss

The Mariners' ace right-hander only allowed two runs and four hits in seven innings Wednesday night, but was outdueled by Corey Kluber as Cleveland beat Seattle 2-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Lonnie Chisenhall, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Major League Baseball

The State

Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros

Hammel gave up six runs in the first, struggling with his command and Oakland lost 8-1 to the Astros on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, American League West, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Jeff Samardzija, Clayton Kershaw

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

He'll end it with a different team in a different league. The Indians traded the disappointing Masterson on Wednesday to the St. Louis Cardinals, a deal that will allow Cleveland to get something in return for the right-hander who was in his final year under contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Justin Masterson, Baseball Players

WONE-AM Dayton

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 East, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

Bradenton.com

Toronto Blue Jays

At 12 games out of first place in the American League East, changes are probably coming to the Boston Red Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Brandon Workman, Mark Buehrle

ArcaMax Publishing

Orioles' relief is a bit better in extra-inning win over Angels

Maybe it was the unseasonably cool late July weather in Camden Yards, where the temperature dipped to 64 degrees, or an energetic crowd that fueled some late-inning drama, but there was a very October-like feel to Tuesday night's game between the Angels and Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, American League West, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, Cory Rasmus

Marin Independent Journal

Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4

The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Derek Norris

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Abreu's power surge fuels White Sox' 11-4 win over Tigers

Sox manager Robin Ventura said before Tuesday's 11-4 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park that he "absolutely" believes Abreu can keep up the pace.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Felix Hernandez, Miguel Cabrera, Alexei Ramirez

Washington Times

Orioles VP Duquette seeks pitching depth

The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles are seeking to secure a few good arms before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen, Kevin Gausman

The State

LA Angels of Anaheim

Jered Weaver played the role of stopper for Los Angeles in the finale of a series against Baltimore nearly a week ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, American League West, Baseball Players, Jered Weaver, American League East, Chris Tillman

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, Major League Baseball, American League East, Jon Lester, Cole Hamels

SFGate

Aa s surrender four homers in 7-3 loss to...

The A's brought in a new guy Monday who specializes in little ball. For one day, it did them no good.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Billy Hamilton, Chris Carter, Coco Crisp

The Olympian

Seattle Mariners closer Fernando Rodney aiming for the moon

This is how the Seattle Mariners closer operates. It's really a 99-1 plan. Rodney is relaxed, jovial and somewhat odd in almost all aspects of his life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Dominic Leone

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Ugly night for Boston: Sox hammered by Jays 14-1

The defending World Series champions, last in the AL East, lost for the sixth time in seven games, falling to the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1 on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Melky Cabrera, Munenori Kawasaki, Clay Buchholz

Contra Costa Times

Novato's Norris family enjoying son's ride as major-league pitcher

Novato's David and Suzi Norris had no idea that their son Bud would become a major leaguer during his tee ball days, but they did start realizing how tenacious of a competitor he was.

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Related Topix: California High School Sports, High School Sports, Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Bud Norris, Adam Wainwright

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