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JOHN LACKEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lackey wants an extension, but do the Cards?

Getting John Lackey for just over $500,000 is certainly a bargain for the 2015 Cardinals. Not often does a pitcher of Lackey's caliber pitch at such a discounted rate, but due to some language in Lackey's contract, St. Louis is getting a great deal.However, that discounted rate only helps the 2015 Cardinals and does not take the future into account.According to Viva El Birdos, "...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey’s seven shutout innings leads Cardinals to 4-0 win over Brewers

The Cardinals starting rotation through the first seven games of this season has been impressive. John Lackey was up to the task Thursday afternoon in the rubber game of this three-game series against the Brewers to continue that trend.He was impressive alright.Lackey delivered seven shutout innings, allowing five hits, one walk, and eight strikeouts in his second start of the season...
Via Cardinals Farm
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals take home-opening series from Brewers

The Cardinals shutout the Brewers, 4-0, on Thursday behind more fantastic starting pitching, this time from John Lackey. They moved to 5-3 on the season with two series wins and a split over three divisional opponents. Lackey shut down the Brewers offense over seven strong innings, allowing five hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. Especially promising is the fact that Lackey was...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lackey, Carpenter spark Cardinals' 4-0 win over Brew Crew

ST. LOUIS -- John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and Matt Carpenter doubled twice, helping the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. Lackey (1-0) gave up five hits, struck out eight and walked one. Lackey, who allowed a pair of two-run homers in six innings in his most recent start, faced the Brewers for just the fourth time in his career...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey Selling Huge 13-Room Fort Worth Mansion For $2.9M (Photos)

John Lackey is saying goodbye to the Lone Star State. The St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and Texas native is selling his spacious and rustic mansion in Fort Worth, Texas, for $2.9 million, according to Realtor.com. The massive 10,000 square-foot-home sits on more than an acre of land and boasts five bedrooms to go along with five bathrooms and two and a half...
Via NESN.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomorrow we get to see if the Cardinals' John Lackey really is a big game pitcher

After splitting the first two games of the NLDS, in part due to an improbable comeback in game one against the NL's best pitcher and likely Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw, the Cardinals return home for two games starting Monday night.Taking the mound for the Cardinals is John Lackey, otherwise known as the guy the Cards traded both Allen Craig and Joe Kelly for back in July...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The best gift ever exchanged for a jersey number?

When John Lackey was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the St. Louis Cardinals at the deadline, he was confronted with a conundrum, a relatively minor one in the grand scheme of things, but a conundrum nevertheless. Lackey, much like many of his professional sports-playing contemporaries — especially baseball players — apparently is something […] The post John Lackey gave Pat...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lackey says he will play for league minimum next season

John Lackey has officially been a St. Louis Cardinal for just a shade over 24 hours, but he’s already committing to his new ballclub for another year. The Cardinals acquired the right-hander from the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, and with Lackey, came his funky contract. When Lackey signed with Boston as a free agent before the 2010 season, the Red Sox tacked on a club option for...
Via NESN.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lackey Wants Trade; Royals And Marlins Spots?

Multiple sources have reported this afternoon that John Lackey is "demanding" a trade from the Red Sox. The reasons for the demand are unclear. Earlier today, the Miami Marlins expressed interest in Lackey as a solid starting option that would be more than just a 2-month rental. Those rumors have since been at least partially quashed. Also earlier today, the Kansas City Royals were...
Via FenwayNation
July 30, 2014  |  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 than Peavy...
Via FenwayNation
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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