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Jon Lester

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  • Lester, A's shut out Mariners, win series

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Lester, A's shut out Mariners, win series SEATTLE -- The Oakland Athletics still have a ways to go to prove that they are back, but Sunday served as a pretty good step in the right direction for...
  • Athletics 4, Mariners 0

    Athletics 4, Mariners 0: Sam Fuld and Brandon Moss homered while Jon Lester struck out seven in six innings as visiting Oakland won its second straight over Seattle. Lester (15-10) improved to 5-3 with a 2.30 ERA since joining the Athletics after...
  • Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win

    Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win
    PITTSBURGH— The Cubs’ rotation for 2015 is starting to get interesting now that Felix Doubront has his act together. Doubront pitched six shutout innings Saturday in a 6-4 win over the Pirates, helping to snap a season-high seven-game losing...
  • Preview: Athletics at Mariners

    The Oakland Athletics look to build on a rare victory when they conclude a three-game series on Sunday against the host Seattle Mariners. Oakland posted a 3-2 win in 10 innings on Saturday for only its fourth triumph in 16 games and the victory allowed...
  • Soto injury hampers A's batting lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The hits just keep on coming for the A's, and that has nothing to do with the meager six they managed in a 4-2 loss to Seattle on Friday night. During the course of a game...
  • Tuesday's recap: Athletics 11, White Sox 2

    Tuesday's recap: Athletics 11, White Sox 2
    The summary The White Sox committed five errors and yielded 18 hits Tuesday night on the way to an ugly 11-2 loss to the Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field. The Sox were scoreless through the first six innings against A's left-hander Jon Lester, and the...
  • A's 11, White Sox 2

    The Sports Xchange By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange A's 11, White Sox 2 CHICAGO -- Josh Donaldson broke out of a slump in a big way, and Jon Lester was in control from the mound as the Oakland Athletics earned a big win Monday night at U.S. Cellular...
  • Recap: Athletics 11, White Sox 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Athletics 11, White Sox 2 Athletics 11, White Sox 2: Josh Donaldson drove in four runs on a career-high five hits as visiting Oakland tied the four-game series at one apiece. Jon Lester (14-10) struck out eight and permitted...
  • Josh Donaldson has 5 hits, 5 RBIs as A's rout White Sox 11-2

    CHICAGO Jon Lester won for the first time in five starts Tuesday when the A's offense gave him enough support to craft an 11-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox that included a five-run ninth inning. That final rally included a two-run single by Josh...
  • Athletics drop protest of Thursday's game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The A's have decided to drop their protest of Thursday's game, in which Angels shortstop Erick Aybar was awarded first base after colliding with righty Dan Otero...
  • Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory

    Angels get A's for effort in 4-0 victory
    Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp risked serious injury when he crashed into the wall in a gallant effort to rob Angels catcher Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning Friday night. Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton hurled his body into...