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1 hr ago | ABC News
The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.
5 hrs ago | KMCX-FM Ogallala
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.
5 hrs ago | Click Orlando
Price's name has been a constant in trade rumors dating back to at least last October.
6 hrs ago | Detroit News
One night, one week, one month, they look like World Series favorites. The next night, week or month, they look like a weary bunch.
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.
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.
Hammel gave up six runs in the first, struggling with his command and Oakland lost 8-1 to the Astros on Wednesday.
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.
The Arizona Cardinals signed Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson to a 5-year contract extension worth $70 million with $48 million guaranteed.
At 12 games out of first place in the American League East, changes are probably coming to the Boston Red Sox.
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.
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.
The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles are seeking to secure a few good arms before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.
Jered Weaver played the role of stopper for Los Angeles in the finale of a series against Baltimore nearly a week ago.
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.
The A's brought in a new guy Monday who specializes in little ball. For one day, it did them no good.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:48 pm
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