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Jon Lester

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  • 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 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...
  • Lowrie still bothered by finger injury

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Jed Lowrie has a hairline fracture on his right index finger, but is confident he can play through the pain and avoid a trip to the disabled list. An...
  • Game roundup: A's stop Royals' winning streak

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds final game, White Sox-Giants; will stand Game roundup: A's stop Royals' winning streak KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, and Brandon Moss matched his career high...
  • A's back Lester, rip Royals, 11-3

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Josh Donaldson paced a 20-hit offensive assault with two long home runs as the A's pounded Kansas City 11-3 on Tuesday night to end the Royals' eight-game winning streak. Donaldson hit solo homers to center field in the seventh and...
  • 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...