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  1. Can Cubs break out of developmental stage to make playoffs? We'll seeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... or gold stars for half a decent season. A's general manager Billy Beane went for broke last July, acquiring Jon Lester from the Red Sox and Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs for the stretch run. A's general manager Billy Beane went for ...

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  2. Cubs, Theo Epstein won't necessarily be buyers at trade deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Last season, the Oakland Athletics went for broke by acquiring Jon Lester and other top players. This season, the Cubs find themselves in a similar situation.

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  3. Oakland Athletics' Top Four Trade Destinations For Scott KazmirRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

    ... one of the best teams in baseball, and they were willing to part with their best hitter to get 11 starts out of Jon Lester . Beane set pretty jarring precedents with these trades. Top rated-prospects and lineup centerpieces are no longer off the ...

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  4. Red Sox: GM Ben Cherington holding off on fire saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... 26 that Cherington traded Jake Peavy to San Francisco, and it wasn't until July 31 that he traded John Lackey, Jon Lester and Andrew Miller to St. Louis, Oakland and Baltimore, respectively. “We waited as long as we possibly could,” he ...

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  5. Dan hamilton/USA Today Nick Cafardo | On baseballRick Porcello can't keep the good feelings goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    ... all of this will be sorted out and he'll emerge as that ace. This is a tough one because the Red Sox lost Jon Lester and they thought acquiring Porcello and Wade Miley and signing Justin Masterson would negate that loss. Clay Buchholz has pitched ...

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  6. Trading Clay Buchholz could be worthwhileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... paid what they're actually worth. That's not to say Boston has to feel urgency to trade Buchholz the way it did Jon Lester, a pending free agent. If Cherington doesn't get an offer he likes, he'd be happy to hang onto Buchholz and have John Farrell ...

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  7. Chicago Cubs Should Not Trade Prospects For Pitching At Trade DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Rant Sports

    This past offseason was a busy one for the Chicago Cubs . The signing of Jon Lester and trades for Dexter Fowler and Miguel Montero showed that the Cubs were ready to improve the big-league club.

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  8. Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz on trade rumors: 'I'd...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | MassLive.com

    At the end of last season, Clay Buchholz was the last man standing on a rotation torn apart by deadline deal trades. He fielded question after question about the state of the Red Sox rotation in the aftermath of a trade deadline that saw Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavey shipped away.

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  9. MLB umpires go a little bit crazyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... I'll allow you to do your own lip reading. In last Thursday's game between the Cubs and Dodgers, Chicago starter Jon Lester - remember him? - got a little angry at himself after a pitch that missed its mark. When Lester turned his back after getting ...

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  10. Oakland Athletics: Billy Beane's Year Of Miscalculated Trades And AcquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Swingin' A's

    ... to boost the team's starting pitching, Samardzija only ended up being a mediocre starter for the Athletics since Jon Lester , Sonny Gray , and Scott Kazmir were either better or equally as good as Samardzija. Additionally, Jason Hammel completely ...

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  11. Are Red Sox Weighing a Cueto Move?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Surviving Grady

    ... pitcher, and the franchise are rumoured to be weighing up a move for Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto. The loss of Jon Lester to the Chicago Cubs was a clear indication the Red Sox needed to strengthen their bullpen. And with them currently being ten games ...

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  12. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Alex SpeierShould the Red Sox keep or trade Clay Buchholz?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Boston.com

    ... In an environment with few clear sellers, Buchholz would represent a significant asset. He's different from Jon Lester a year ago, in that he has two option years left on his deal at relative bargains in the vicinity of $13 million. Right now, ...

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  13. Boston Red Sox: Clay Buchholz - trade bait or ace?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Isportsweb.com

    ... (4-8, 5.54 ERA), but his four-year, $82.5 million contract is certainly a factor. When the Red Sox sent homegrown Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics last year, they proved sentimentality didn't factor into their roster decisions. Come July 31, they ...

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  14. Question of the Week: Which one person is most responsible for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... World Series championship team of 2013. Cherington played hardball with homegrown, two-time World Series champion Jon Lester at the start of negotiations for a long-term contract at the beginning of spring training and 2014. He dealt his ace to ...

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  15. Dan Shaughnessy a conversation with Red Sox president and Ceo Larry LucchinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Boston.com

    ... Cherington when Ben wanted to name Dale Sveum manager in 2012. Larry was the point guy when the Sox insulted Jon Lester with a low-ball offer in the spring of 2014. Larry was also the man who rebuilt Fenway Park in spectacular fashion and called the ...

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  16. Leta s take a look at how some former Red Sox are doing this season 06.27.15 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Boston.com

    ... games, Lackey has a 3.35 ERA and a 1.241 WHIP. That would make him the No. 1 starter for the Red Sox this season. Jon Lester was traded by the Sox last July 31 to Oakland, along with Jonny Gomes and cash, in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes. Lester ...

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  17. Game Notes: Andriese vs MileyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | DRays Bay

    A day after losing the Jon Lester sweepstakes, the Boston Red Sox agreed to a trade agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks for the acquisition of left-handed pitcher, Wade Miley. The 28-year-old debuted for the Diamondbacks in 2011 and over the course of four seasons in Arizona made 102 starts, posting a 37-35 record and a 3.78 ERA.

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  18. Clay Buchholz: Boston's best trade chip, and why they should consider sellingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Over The Monster

    ... the Red Sox last year. The hope lasted until that 10-game losing streak, the fire sale came with the departure of Jon Lester and John Lackey, and the end was certainly miserable save for some bright spots courtesy Mookie Betts and Rusney Castillo. ...

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  19. Should the Red Sox trade Junichi Tazawa?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Over The Monster

    ... of place as it was last season. A year ago, they were able to cash in on soon-to-be-free-agents such as Miller, Jon Lester and John Lackey. Whether or not they made the most of those trade chips is a different discussion, but they certainly had ...

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  20. MLB Nightly 9: Jacob deGrom helps Mets end skid; Troy Tulowitzki goes yard on his night offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sporting News

    ... the game. He is batting .269/.345/.483 for the season. 2B - Howie Kendrick, Dodgers: Kendrick took advantage of Jon Lester's shoddy pitching, hitting a two-run double in the first inning. Kendrick went 1 for 4 and is hitting .276/.326/.403 with six ...

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