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Jon Lester

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  • 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...
  • A's break out in win over White Sox

    The Sports Xchange By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange A's break out in win over White Sox CHICAGO -- The Oakland Athletics really needed a game like the one they played Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Led by third baseman Josh Donaldson and...
  • Lester keeps A's in front in wild-card race

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The trade that brought right-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes from Boston for slugger Yoenis Cespedes came with plenty of early fanfare but quickly...
  • A's Dunn returns to Chicago

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Adam Dunn took one more trip into the Chicago White Sox's training room upon his arrival at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday as a member of the Oakland Athletics. His...
  • Dodgers, Carlos Frias rocked early by Rockies in 16-2 loss

    Dodgers, Carlos Frias rocked early by Rockies in 16-2 loss
    So it's come to this: With the Dodgers' division lead about to be reduced to two games Wednesday afternoon, Manager Don Mattingly acknowledged the possibility of a bullpen game in the coming week. "We've talked about it," Mattingly said. Under that...
  • Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title

    Angels defeat Mariners, 5-0; clinch AL West title
    When the Angels were in Boston in August, several players asked veteran infielder John McDonald to bring the World Series ring he won with the Red Sox last season from his home in Scituate, Mass., to Fenway Park. They wanted to see it, to touch it, to...
  • Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Red Sox go first to division-worst in 2014 Check one of the Boston Red Sox's recent box scores and it looks more like Triple-A Pawtucket's lineup than that of the defending World Series champions....
  • On The Fly: New Jeter Commercial A Schmaltzy Winner

    There's a new Derek Jeter commercial out, this one for Gatorade. If you haven't seen it, he decides to get out of a cab and walk the last few blocks to Yankee Stadium meeting and greeting folks along the way, especially at Stan's, the old souvenir shop....
  • Athletics' downward spiral continues

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics freefall continued Thursday at the O.co Coliseum with a 7-2 loss to the Texas Rangers, and there's no guarantee it will end in time for them...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 20; Dodgers clinch postseason

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Padres-Giants and Rangers-Angels Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 20; Dodgers clinch postseason CHICAGO -- Fastballs missed their target and breaking balls went awry but left-hander Clayton Kershaw persevered...