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  1. Boston Red Sox Prospect Anthony Ranaudo Shows Silver Lining To Minor League StrugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... Carl Pavano (Eastern League POY, 1996), Bronson Arroyo (International League Most Valuable Pitcher, 2003) and Jon Lester (EL POY, 2005). Not bad company. In addition to showing his promise in the minors, Ranaudo showed he can pitch at the major ...

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  2. Oakland A's: An Early Free-Agency and Offseason PrimerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... try to re-sign, which free agents to pursue and how much to offer arbitration-eligible players. The A's acquired Jon Lester from the Boston Red Sox in a trade-deadline blockbuster on July 31. In nabbing one of the game's best pitchers, they lost ...

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  3. Boston Red Sox's Recent Pitching Woes Underscore Need for Front-Line StarterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... it clear that they plan on fielding a competitive team in 2015. They made it clear with their actions, trading Jon Lester , John Lackey and Jake Peavy not for prospects years away from contributing, but for MLB players and Triple-A arms ready to ...

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  4. Blue Jays gasping for air in attempt to avoid sweep by Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TSN.ca

    ... MacArthur & Toronto Star's Richard Griffin preview the trade deadline, Blue Jays' needs & being on Boston as Jon Lester rumours ramp up. LA Angels infielder, John McDonald joined Blue Lunch to discuss his career from the time he left Toronto to the ...

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  5. Dustin Pedroia, Mike Napoli power Boston Red Sox to second straight extra-innings winRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    ... an out in the sixth inning. For a young starter breaking into the big leagues, that's not a horrible pace. Jon Lester had nine of his 15 starts go five innings or less in 2006, but has lowered that number to three in 2014. Over time, pitchers learn ...

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  6. Boston Red Sox Will Win The Hot Stove This WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... scouting the Red Sox for weeks and that could mean a trade for Cole Hamels . If Boston wanted to, they could pay Jon Lester the money he was looking for and bring him back. Starting pitching for the Red Sox is the first priority. Clay Buchholz , ...

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  7. Peter Abraham | Beat Writer's NotebookTime for Red Sox to shut down UeharaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    The Red Sox traded off Felix Doubront, John Lackey, Jon Lester, Andrew Miller, and Jake Peavy in July, decimating their pitching staff but embarking on the necessary work of rebuilding.

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  8. Fantasy owners try to stay relevant in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox three weeks after their blockbuster trade, which sent Sox ace lefty Jon Lester to the A's in return for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. In much the same way fantasy owners have a tendency to second-guess ...

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  9. Clarifying rotation starts with Clay BuchholzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    ... is going, it's not going to be easy to solve the pitching dilemma the team finds itself in after trading away Jon Lester, John Lackey, Felix Doubront, and Jake Peavy. innings and left with a 3-0 lead. But the bases were loaded after a couple of ...

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  10. 5 MLB Players That You Didn't Know Defected From CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... The 28-year-old back-to-back Home Run Derby champion now plays for the Red Sox after being traded by the A's for Jon Lester. He defected in 2011 and made his debut in 2012. The leading contender to win the Rookie of the Year award, Abreu has been a ...

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  11. Peter Abraham | Baseball Notebook Catching up with former Red Sox playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    ... soon enough. But all is not lost in October. Here are some former 2013 Red Sox you could still be rooting for: Jon Lester (Athletics) : He has been a stud for Oakland, going 3-1 with a 2.60 ERA in five starts and actually dropping his WHIP a little ...

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  12. Red Sox hope Castillo follows Cespedes' leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... advice in making the move from the A's to the Red Sox. Acquired in the July 31 blockbuster that sent ace lefty Jon Lester to Oakland, he is batting .259 with four homers with the Red Sox. Since the trade, he leads the team with 18 RBIs and has ...

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  13. Series Preview: Blue Jays Hope to Suck Less Against the Sucky Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jays Journal

    ... being brought in are slumping horribly and in some cases have been demoted to work on things. With the trade of Jon Lester there is no ace. After David Ortiz and maaaaybe Dustin Pedroia , who on this team seems to be players of championship calibre? ...

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  14. Rusney wise to follow YoenisRead the original story

    Monday | Boston Herald

    ... his own advice in making the move from the A's to the Red Sox. Acquired in the July 31 blockbuster that sent ace Jon Lester to Oakland, he's batting .259 with four homers with the Sox. Since the deal, he leads the team with 18 RBI and has driven in ...

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  15. Red Sox rotation keeps taking lumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Brad Miller in the ninth inning. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) BOSTON - No matter whom he is playing for next year, Jon Lester will have to thank the Red Sox for making him a zillionaire. With every outing by a Boston starting pitcher, Lester looks even ...

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  16. Red Sox willing to pay priceRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Cape Cod Times

    It was always about the Red Sox' money. How many years do you give a player? How much money? Jon Lester learned the hard way.

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  17. Rusney Castillo's future provides a welcome distraction from Red Sox presentRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | MassLive.com

    ... with care and not on long-term contracts. The same team that was disinclined to give six years to 30-year-old Jon Lester, a proven star, gave seven to a 27-year-old everyday player who is 0-for-0 in the major leagues. The reports paint Castillo as a ...

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  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Marlins Should Trade for Adrian BeltreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Marlin Maniac

    ... make an inquiry for a blockbuster deal, offering a package of prospects to the Boston Red Sox for the services of Jon Lester . Nothing came to fruition on that one, but the Marlins still have a chance to make a blockbuster move over the next seven ...

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  19. New York Mets place Bartolo Colon on waivers, American League West may depend on where he goesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Call to the Pen

    ... has been turned on it's head with recent events. After Oakland traded Yoenis Cespedes to the Boston Red Sox for Jon Lester , their offense has been struggling, big time. Consequentially, Los Angeles, who have been playing some brilliant baseball, ...

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  20. Tomase: Cherington will step to plateRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Boston Herald

    ... outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year deal. He had already surprised by trading away his two best starters, Jon Lester and John Lackey, not for prospects but big leaguers Yoenis Cespedes, Joe Kelly and Allen Craig. "The qualifying offer and the ...

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