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REPORT: Sox Would Deal Both Lackey & Lester

According to's Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox have let it be known that they would trade both Jon Lester and John Lackey—if they got an appropriate return back in players and prospects. If true, this would represent the clearest "white flag" yet in this horrific year. Arguably, Lester and Lackey have been the two most effective starters for The Carmine Hose...
Via FenwayNation
12 hours 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...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sox Continue Skid With Another Loss to the Rays

The Red Sox seem destined to be sellers at the deadline and the losing streak hitting 5 games last night did nothing to try to change the minds of anyone in the Red Sox organization.  John Lackey was on the mound for the Sox and while he continued to pitch well, he got no run support on way to his 7th loss of the season. The top of the 1st had potential to have the Sox get an early...
Via Fenway West
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox discussing Cole Hamels with Phillies?

The MLB trade deadline is coming up very quickly, and there are many teams out there looking to make a big move. Apparently, one of those teams could end up being the Boston Red Sox. According to a report from ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies could be discussing a potential trade that would include superstar starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Following up earlier...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox facing tough decisions due to recent resurgence

Throughout the first few months of the season, the Boston Red Sox struggled to keep pace with the early leaders of the new look-AL East, occupying the basement of a division that is no longer led by it’s traditional powers. But as the All-Star break began closing in on the season’s first-half, the Fenway-faithful saw signs of life in their beloved Bosox, giving baseball fans...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey Records Out With Nifty Glove Flip In Red Sox’s Win (Video)

John Lackey became the Red Sox’s first 10-game winner Friday. He also displayed some nifty glove work. Houston Astros infielder Marwin Gonzalez attempted to drop down a bunt in the third inning with the Red Sox leading 2-0. Lackey wasn’t prepared to relinquish a single, however, so he stormed off the mound and took matters into his own hands. Lackey scooped the ball with his...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey Looking To Overcome Recent Struggles Against Astros (Video)

John Lackey has been a key piece in the Boston Red Sox’s starting rotation since 2013, but his past three outings have been a little rocky. He’ll be looking to turn that around against the Houston Astros on Friday. In his last three starts, the usually-dominant Lackey has given up 16 earned runs. This could be due to some fatigue. Lackey has been struggling to get through six...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey May Also Be On The Trading Block

(Getty Images)Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe (AKA John Henry's Journalistic Plaything) reports that there has been "lots of interest" in a trade for Red Sox starter John Lackey. While Boston would prefer to deal Jake Peavy, Lackey (and his minuscule $500,000 contract for 2015) could actually bring back more value to The Carmine Hose. Lackey has also pitched much better...
Via FenwayNation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

O's skipper responds to Lackey's talk

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter responded to Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey's loud "no comment" on slugger Nelson Cruz after Saturday night's game, telling ESPN Radio that "everybody needs to make sure that their own backyard is clean." Cruz went 5-for-5 Saturday night in the second game of a doubleheader, helping the Orioles beat Lackey...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey conveniently brings up Nelson Cruz's PED use

On Saturday, John Lackey and Nelson Cruz opposed each other in the second game of a doubleheader between the Red Sox and Orioles.Cruz had himself a fine game after slugging a home run, tying him with Jose Abreu for the MLB lead at 27, and smashing a couple of doubles.After the game, Lackey was not happy about being hit around by a player who was once suspended for his ties to performance...
Via Bush League Chronicle
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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