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Jon Lester

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  • Braves continue to roll, defeat struggling Athletics

    The Sports Xchange By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Braves continue to roll, defeat struggling Athletics ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves know all about bad road trips. Now the Oakland Athletics are going through one. Third baseman Chris Johnson went...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Jose Abreu getting little to hit in second half; only two home runs in first 91 at-bats after the All-Star break. Indians: Breakdown mountain: Knee surgery possible for Nick Swisher; David Murphy is out...
  • Braves drop reeling A's, 7-2

    ATLANTA The Oakland A's have given Jason Hammel seven starts since they acquired him up, along with Jeff Samardzija, from the Cubs on July 4 by sending promising minor leaguers Addison Russell and Billy McKinney to Chicago. Oakland has lost six of...
  • Buchholz 'outstanding' in start for Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Clay Buchholz recorded his fifth straight start without a victory on Friday night. But he also delivered his second straight quality start, an important thing to note from the...
  • A's rout K.C., end Royals' 8-game win streak

    The Sports Xchange A's rout K.C., end Royals' 8-game win streak KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Donaldson went deep, and Brandon Moss went the opposite way. Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, and Moss matched his career high with four hits as the...
  • A's Lowrie placed on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Jed Lowrie was unable to play through the pain of a hairline fracture of his right index finger and was placed on the disabled list after the game...
  • Brewers' Mike Fiers strikes out 14 in dominating start, defeat Cubs

    CHICAGO Mike Fiers' remarkable resurgence continued Thursday afternoon. Making his second start in place of the injured Matt Garza, the 29-year-old right-hander struck out a career-high 14 while allowing just three hits over six shutout innings to lead...
  • Feast or famine for A's offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Oakland Athletics have a feast or famine offense. On Tuesday night, they collected a season-high 20 hits, including two Josh Donaldson home runs, to crush the...
  • MLB roundup: Orioles' Machado put on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Orioles' Machado put on DL The Baltimore Orioles placed third baseman Manny Machado on the 15-day disabled list due to a right knee sprain, the team announced Wednesday. The move is retroactive to Aug. 12. Machado,...
  • On The Fly

    Mo'Ne Davis of Philadelphia will pitch Friday in the Little League World Series, the first American girl to appear since 2004, writes Philly Daily News columnist Jenice Armstrong, who also says Davis, 13, dreams of playing basketball at UConn on a...
  • Lester willing to go back to Red Sox

    The Sports Xchange Lester willing to go back to Red Sox Left-hander Jon Lester was traded from Boston to the Oakland Athletics at the deadline last month, but he's open to returning to the Red Sox next season. Lester told the Boston Herald that he...