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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, John Lackey, National League, National League Central, Allen Craig, Joe Kelly, Jon Lester

3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Cardinals take Lackey from Red Sox

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired veteran starter John Lackey, pitching prospect Corey Littrell and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for two players ahead of Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, John Lackey, St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox

4 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Aa s trade Yoenis Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes

The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox

4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Person with knowledge of deal to AP: Athletics get Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox

6 hrs ago | Channel3000

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

9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Yankees Trade Rumors: Recent Rumblings on New York's Last-Minute Deadline Deals

The Yanks are in an interesting position. At the time of writing, they're 5.5 games out in the American League East and 3.0 back in the wild-card race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players, Marlon Byrd

14 hrs ago | New York Post

Is the Yankees bullpen running out of steam?

Was it a one-night stand that turned into a nightmare and skewed the math? Or was it a continuation of a recent trend by the Yankees' biggest strength? Across almost four months of a season in which the starting rotation was decimated by serious injuries and the lineup failed to produce consistently, the Yankees stayed in touch with the AL East ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, David Robertson, Adam Warren, Mariano Rivera, Adrian Beltre

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Buehrle earns first victory in 10 starts and Blue Jays win 6-1 to sweep slumping Red Sox

As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his ERA continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Jon Lester, 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, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, Jon Lester, John Lackey

CBS Local

Yankees Linked To Several Players As Trade Deadline Fast Approaches

As they continue to look up at the top spot in the AL East and at both wild cards, the Bombers are in desperate need of everything - offense, starting pitching and bullpen help - and have actively been trying to upgrade a roster decimated by injuries to its rotation and inconsistency in its lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, Chris Capuano, CC Sabathia, Masahiro Tanaka, Chase Whitley

KJR-AM Seattle

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, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

BoSox Injection

Red Sox' starter John Lackey drawing heavy trade interest

Jul 21, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey throws against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, John Lackey, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, Jon Lester, Andrew Miller

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, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, Cory Rasmus

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Baltimore vs. LA Angels

Manny Machado homered into a sea of orange-clad fans in the 12th inning to send the Baltimore Orioles past the Angels, 7-6, in the opener of a three-game series between playoff contenders.

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

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, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Wei-Yin Chen, Kevin Gausman

The China Post

Worley shutout steers Pirates past Giants

Pittsburgh's Vance Worley pitched his first career shutout to guide the Pirates to a 5-0 win over San Francisco on Monday, closing within two games of the lead in the National League Central division.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, American League, National League East

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, Jon Lester, Cole Hamels

Birds Watcher

First place Baltimore Orioles return home to Tillman Island

As I said previously, the Baltimore Orioles recently finished with potentially the most important part of their schedule by winning six of ten on the west coast.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, T.J McFarland, Francisco Rodriguez

Over The Monster

Red Sox trade rumors: David Ortiz on Jon Lester: "He's a keeper"

David Ortiz wants Jon Lester on the Red Sox , clear and simple. The designated hitter is aware of all of the surrounding the team prior to Thursday's trade deadline.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rayhawk Review

Tampa Bay Rays Risk It All By Keeping David Price

Jul 6, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price walks off the field after being relieved in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, American League, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, Jon Lester

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