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Red Sox trade Andrew Miller to Orioles

The Boston Red Sox have sent left-handed reliever Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez. The Red Sox also traded starters Jon Lester and John Lackey on Thursday, an eventful day for general manager Ben Cherington. Miller, 29, is 3-5 with a 2.34 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 42 1/3 innings this season. The Orioles sit in first place...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Jon Lester to Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes

The Boston Red Sox have traded ace pitcher Jon lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to multiple media reports. In addition, the A’s will also receive cash and Boston gets Oakland’s second pick in the competitive balance compensation B round of next year’s Draft. Lester, 30, is 10-7 with a 2.52 ERA, 1.12 WHIP and...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pedroia, teammates don't want to lose Lester

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sat in the dugout at Fenway Park Tuesday afternoon and couldn’t fathom what this team would be like without Jon Lester. After Boston’s 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Pedroia seemed even more shaken up when he learned Lester was scratched from his scheduled start on Wednesday. Red Sox manager John Farrell announced the move, saying...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester Trade Rumors Hitting Home For Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz

BOSTON — Jon Lester, David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia represent the Red Sox’s core. If you’re constructing a Mount Rushmore of current Red Sox, you can start chiseling out their faces and settle on the fourth guy later. The reality, however, is that Boston’s “Big Three” — a phrase everyone loves, of course — could soon dwindle by one, as rumors continue to surround...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Lester scratched from Wednesday’s scheduled start

Trade rumors centered around Jon Lester strengthened Tuesday night when the Boston Red Sox announced Lester would not be making his scheduled start on Wednesday. The Red Sox host the Toronto Blue Jays and Wednesday was supposed to be Lester’s turn in the rotation. Manager John Farrell made the announcement that Lester would be scratched and Brandon Workman would replace him. Farrell...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia On Jon Lester: ‘It Would Be Tough To See Him In Another Uniform’ (Video)

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was asked after Tuesday night’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays about the possibility of Jon Lester being dealt before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline. Pedroia, who’s been teammates with Lester for his entire career in Boston, said “it would be tough” to see the Red Sox ace in another uniform. Check out the video above to...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz on Jon Lester: ‘He’s a keeper’

With trade rumors and rumblings around Jon Lester’s name recently, it seems the Red Sox may at least consider moving him. On Monday, FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported the Red Sox have been “hit hard” by team’s in pursuit of Lester’s services. To take it even a step further, Rosenthal revealed team’s in the AL East have checked in on a possible trade. It’s rare in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Looks To Join Red Sox Hit Parade Against J.A. Happ, Blue Jays

The Boston Red Sox offense exploded for 14 runs and 17 hits in their best offensive showing of the season on Monday night. One member of the Sox, however, was on the outside looking in when it came to Boston’s offensive party. Red Sox second baseman was the only Boston starter who didn’t record a hit in the blowout win, and he’s in the middle of a pretty nasty slump. Pedroia...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Pedroia Helps 12-Year-Old Take On Green Monster In ESPN’s ‘My Wish’ (Video)

Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox made 12-year-old Jace Andrews’ dream come true in ESPN’s latest installment of “My Wish.” Jace, of Montgomery, Texas, was born with eight heart defects and given a 50-50 chance of survival. He underwent a nine-hour open heart surgery when he was just three days old and then had two more heart surgeries when he was 9 months and 3 1/2 years...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox: Is it time to sit down Dustin Pedroia?

Dustin Pedroia is hitting .268, well below his usual average as a career .300 hitter. Is it worth it to continue to play him hurt?
Via CLNS Radio
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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