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  1. Allen Craig Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Red Sox StarRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... with starting pitcher Joe Kelly from the St. Louis Cardinals in a trade last season that sent veteran righty John Lackey westward. Craig was hitting a disappointing .237 with seven home runs and 44 RBI at the time of the deal, but things got even ...

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  2. "Nothing brewing" on Red Sox trading Allen CraigRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MSNBC

    ... of calls" on Craig from interested teams. However, the whole idea in acquiring Craig from the Cardinals in the John Lackey deal was to buy low on a struggling former impact hitter, so trading him now would be selling low. And perhaps even lower, ...

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  3. Cardinals pitcher John Lackey is selling his Fort Worth homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Houston Chronicle

    Lackey is an Abilene native and played one season of college baseball at the University of Texas at Arlington before being selected in the second round by the Anaheim Angels. The former Red Sox player listed his five-bedroom, 10,146-square-foot mansion on the market pending his professional baseball contract review regarding a recent injury.

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  4. MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz on Cole Hamels, Justin Upton and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BleacherReport

    ... years would also be an out-of-the-box move for Boston, which hasn't given a pitcher a contract that long since John Lackey in the winter of 2009. There aren't many other options for the Red Sox to choose from, especially with the credentials Hamels ...

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  5. John Lackey Puts Texas Mansion on MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Boston.com

    John Lackey, former Red Sox player and current pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, is selling his Forth Worth, TX mansion. 9517 Bella Terra Drive is a 10,146 square foot estate inside the gated community of Montserrat.

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  6. Getting the first pitch strike may be important to the Boston Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Call to the Pen

    ... a lot of ground balls. Joe Kelly , who Boston acquired in a midseason trade with the St. Louis Cardinals for John Lackey , also gets hitters to hit a high amount of balls onto the ground. In previous years, as Swydan noted in his article, the Red ...

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  7. Baseball: Masterson joins Red Sox with an intent to be a starterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Cape Cod Times

    ... said Masterson. “I thought I'd be here for a number of years.” Lester recently gone and John Lackey long gone, the Red Sox were desperate for starting pitchers. They were concerned about Masterson's health. Due diligence ...

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  8. Red Sox Notebook: Ace could be found in restacked deckRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Boston Herald

    ... guys that are in their 20s," Farrell said. "That's not to take anything away from veteran pitchers - look at John Lackey in 2013, he was one of our best pitchers deep into October (when the Sox won the World Series), but in general, those guys are ...

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  9. Baseball Notes: Red Sox fill out pitching rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Philly.com

    ... end of our young pitching." The Red Sox won the World Series in 2013 with a rotation that included Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jake Peavy, and Felix Doubront. By midsummer it was obvious the team would not successfully defend its title in '14, and ...

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  10. Red Sox happy with rebuilt rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... closer to another one, too." The Red Sox won the World Series in 2013 with a rotation that included Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jake Peavy and Felix Doubront. But when it became obvious the team would not successfully defend its title in '14, ...

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  11. Red Sox Pick Up 3 Starters For RotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... end of our young pitching." The Red Sox won the World Series in 2013 with a rotation that included Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jake Peavy and Felix Doubront. By midsummer it was obvious the team would not successfully defend its title in `14, and ...

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  12. Sox acquire pitchers for revamped rotationRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... closer to another one, too." The Red Sox won the World Series in 2013 with a rotation that included Jon Lester, John Lackey, Jake Peavy and Felix Doubront. But when it became obvious the team would not successfully defend its title in '14, ...

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  13. Baseball news and notes, Dec. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | SFGate

    ... Masterson as a free agent. The Red Sox won the World Series in 2013 with a rotation that included Jon Lester , John Lackey , Jake Peavy and Felix Doubront. But when it became obvious the team would not successfully defend its title in '14, General ...

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  14. Under the gun: Xander BogaertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Examiner.com

    ... pitchers the Red Sox are plugging into their starting rotation, courtesy of Fangraphs : Just as a comparison, John Lackey has a career 43.6% ground ball rate. In 2014, Jon Lester's groundball rate was 42.4%. As comparison, Jon Lester's K/9 rate is ...

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  15. Sox agree to swap Yoenis Cespedes for Tigers righty Rick PorcelloRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Boston Herald

    ... fronts to rebuild a starting rotation that was overhauled in July when they traded Jon Lester (to the A's), John Lackey (to the Cardinals), Jake Peavy (to the Giants) and Felix Doubront (to the Cubs). Porcello, who will turn 26 at the end of the ...

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  16. Joe Kelly's Importance To Red Sox FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | BoSox Injection

    ... him for a number of weeks. On July 31, Kelly was traded with Allen Craig to the Red Sox for Corey Littrell, John Lackey, and cash. The Cardinals did not want to pass up gaining some minor-league talent and a veteran pitcher, who was playing even ...

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  17. Dan Shaughnessy On Jon Lester watch, information is scarceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Boston.com

    ... but his wife is from Georgia and he actually developed a Southern accent while working with Texans Josh Beckett, John Lackey, and Clay Buchholz. One caveat with the Giants: They believe the Dodgers might be bidding on Lester just to jack up the ...

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  18. Mets trade rumors: Jon Niese, trade candidateRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... to the Sox, they could still show interest in acquiring Niese to shore up their rotation. Aside from Lester and John Lackey , who was traded mid-season to the Cardinals , none of the Red Sox' starters performed particularly well this past year. The ...

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  19. Why are the St. Louis Cardinals willing to rework John Lackey's contract?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Viva El Birdos

    The Cardinals don't have to give John Lackey a raise, so what are they going to get in return if they do so? The St. Louis Cardinals traded Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to the Boston Red Sox at last year's trade deadline in exchange for veteran righthander John Lackey . The Cardinals traded for Lackey in order to add a veteran innings-eater with an October pedigree to a starting rotation that had been sapped by injury.

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  20. Red Sox Winter Meetings PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Red Sox Post

    The reported price-tag for Lester is high, but the Scherzer price will be higher - most likely approaching Clayton Kershaw range . The team had the MLB's fourth worst ERA in the period after the 2014 All Star break - when Boston mostly competed without Lester and John Lackey , writes Buster Olney .

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