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54 min ago | WWLP

Red Sox send SS Drew to Yankees for 3B Johnson

The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Stephen Drew and infielder-outfielder Martin Prado in two deals meant to help boost a foundering offense for a playoff run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Stephen Drew, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Kelly Johnson

4 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Yoenis Cespedes, Asdrubal Cabrera, Austin Jackson, American League Central, Major League Baseball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night to avert a three-game series sweep.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Baltimore Orioles, Tyler Skaggs, Mike Morin

Brandon Sun

While American League landscape shifts, Blue Jays stand pat at trade deadline

In the hours leading up to baseball's trade deadline, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos heard small bits of news about moves around the American League but didn't have time to digest them.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees

Journal Gazette

Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, American League East, David Price, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Austin Jackson

The State

All quiet for Angels at trading deadline

While AL West-leading Oakland obtained left-handed starter Jon Lester, the second-place Angels appeared OK with the prospect of playing a pat hand down the stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Baseball Players, Mike Trout

ABC News

Lackey Goes From Red Sox to Cards for Kelly, Craig

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, John Lackey, National League, National League Central, Allen Craig, Joe Kelly, Jon Lester

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

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

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

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

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