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JOHN LACKEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

John Lackey Trade Revisited: Will Red Sox Regret Deal With Cardinals?

Baseball is all about calculated risk-taking. The Boston Red Sox sought to master the art at the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The Red Sox made a bevy of moves in July geared toward positioning themselves for a more rewarding 2015. As John Lackey pitches into October with the St. Louis Cardinals, it’s reasonable to wonder whether the Red Sox will at some point...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox John Lackey, A.J. Pierzynski Good NLCS Match For Cardinals

As disastrous as A.J. Pierzynski’s run with the Boston Red Sox was this season, there was one pitcher who developed an excellent on-field rapport with the veteran catcher. John Lackey, who was traded from the Red Sox to the Cardinals at the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, will toe the rubber for St. Louis on Tuesday in Game 3 of the National League Championship...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey delivers postseason hype as Cardinals win 3-1, lead NLDS 2-1

Earlier Monday afternoon before Game 3 in St. Louis, as expected, the Dodgers announced Clayton Kershaw will start Tuesday’s Game 4 on three days rest, and Zack Greinke pitching Game 5 (if necessary) Thursday in Los Angeles. That would mean the Dodgers could throw Kershaw and Greinke four times in this NLDS. So, Game 3 would essentially mean a must-win game for the Cardinals. And...
Via Cardinals Farm
17 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey's big game and Kolten Wong's blast lead Cardinals to game three win

John Lackey came up big again and the Cardinals took advantage of the Dodgers shaky bullpen to win game three and give themselves a 2-1 lead in the NLDS.Lackey, who was acquired in a controversial trade in which the Cards gave up Allen Craig and Joe Kelly, lived up to his big game reputation, allowing just 1 run in 7 innings.  However, he was matched by Dodgers lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
17 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: John Lackey to skip next start

Cardinals right-hander John Lackey is dealing with a "dead arm" and will not make his scheduled Tuesday start against the Milwaukee Brewers, reports Joe Harris of MLB.com.The NL Central-leading Cardinals will send Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright and Shelby Miller against the Brew Crew, all of whom will be on full rest due to an off-day on Monday. Lackey's last start...
Via MLB Injury News
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

John Lackey Ejected Mid-Batter For Arguing Balls And Strikes In Third Inning

The St. Louis Cardinals didn’t get many innings out of starter John Lackey on Wednesday night against the Cincinnati Reds. The big right-hander was ejected mid-batter by home-plate umpire Tom Hallion just four pitches into the third inning for arguing balls and strikes. Throughout his short outing, Lackey appeared to be unhappy with the strike zone, but Lackey let his temper get...
Via NESN.com
September 11, 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...
Via FenwayNation
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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