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  1. Werner on Orsillo: - It was the opportunity to bring on Dave'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    ... Red Sox broke an 86-year World Series drought. At left, the catcher's mask that Jason Varitek wore when he caught Jon Lester's no-hitter in 2008. Nobody in baseball history has caught more no-no's than Varitek's four. At right, the ball marking ...

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  2. Plucky Peraza Helps Dodgers Beat Cubs 5-2Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    ... from Venezuela provided the Dodgers with just the spark they needed after a lifeless first six innings against Jon Lester. Lester was coruscating for the Cubs for six innings, but ran out of gas in the seventh. Carl Crawford led off the inning with ...

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  3. Bill Ballou: Red Sox have untouchables, but who are they?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... they carried a nucleus of four “untouchable” players into 2013 - Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia, Jon Lester and David Ortiz - and got lucky with John Lackey, Daniel Nava, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Clay Buchholz as carryovers. There ...

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  4. What to watch for in today's gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Major League Baseball

    The final Saturday in August is here, yet it already feels like September with many exciting races heating up throughout Major League Baseball. Jon Lester faces Dodgers: CHC @ LAD, 9:10 p.m. ET The Cubs have been playing a big role in the National League West race this week, first facing the Giants, and then on Friday opening a three-game series with the Dodgers.

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  5. Inside Baseball: Keys to the Cubs' successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Sports

    ... run in four of his last five starts. Jason Hammel was huge in the first half. Kyle Hendricks has been solid. And Jon Lester has been about as advertised (including the throwing to bases issue). Though they are struggling at the fourth and fifth ...

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  6. Outrage over Orsillo, but NESN still winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston.com

    ... improved through the years, Orsillo also got better at his job, whether he was handling the big moments (such as Jon Lester's no-hitter in 2008 ) or just bantering with analyst Jerry Remy during an uneventful ballgame. The relationship with Remy ...

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  7. Examining the Boston Red Sox catcher situation for 2016; Blake Swihart willing to play first baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | MassLive.com

    ... plate. That's quite an impressive ERA considering the bulk of Vazquez's games were in August and September after Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy were traded, and when young hurlers Rubby De La Rosa, Anthony Ranaudo, Brandon Workman and Allen ...

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  8. Rick Porcello returning with lots to proveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston.com

    ... as he entered his prime seasons. The Red Sox brass really believed that a rising Porcello would ease the loss of Jon Lester. Not by a long shot. The Red Sox pegged him as a future ace, but Porcello could barely be a fifth starter the way he's ...

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  9. Sox fans outraged over dumping of Orsillo, but NESN will win in the endRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston.com

    ... improved through the years, Orsillo also got better at his job, whether he was handling the big moments (such as Jon Lester's no-hitter in 2007 ) or just bantering with analyst Jerry Remy during an uneventful ballgame. The relationship with Remy ...

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  10. Buckley: John Farrell worthy of chance next seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston Herald

    ... turns to the Jimmy Fund. And when a member of their own family has a cancer scare - we think here of Jerry Remy, Jon Lester and others - we are instantly struck by the poignancy of it all. And it is in that spirit that Dombrowski should bring John ...

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  11. Red Sox fans are outraged over dumping of Don Orsillo, but NESN will win in the endRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston.com

    ... improved through the years, Orsillo also got better at his job, whether he was handling the big moments (such as Jon Lester's no-hitter in 2007 ) or just bantering with analyst Jerry Remy during an uneventful ballgame. The relationship with Remy ...

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  12. Red Sox: Jon Lester growing more comfortable as Cubs' aceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Lester blossomed during his decade-plus in the Red Sox organization from a self-described “naïve” youngster to a bona fide ace of a championship-caliber pitching staff, winning a pair of World Series rings along the way. He watched and learned from Josh Beckett and Curt Schilling, and he matured into a pitcher who the Chicago Cubs deemed worthy of guaranteeing $155 million last December.

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  13. Giants' tough stretch against beasts of the CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | SFGate

    ... our eyes ( Kris Bryant , Kyle Schwarber, Addison Russell and old man Anthony Rizzo ), co-aces Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester and Wrigley Field becoming more than just a party pad. If the season were to end with the league's three best teams in the ...

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  14. And That Happened: Monday's Scores and HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | MSNBC

    Cubs 2, Indians 1 : Jon Lester was close to a complete game shutout but Carlos Santana had different ideas when he hit an RBI double in the ninth. No worries, though, because the Cubs are covered in pixie dust this year and Kris Bryant used it to hit a walkoff homer to give the Cubs their 20th win in their last 24 games.

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  15. Be it Boston or Chicago, Jon Lester no stranger to baseball's pressure cookersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    CHICAGO - Even an established ace like Jon Lester, it turns out, is vulnerable to the pressures of being an ace. Lester blossomed during his decade-plus in the Red Sox organization from a self-described “naïve” youngster to a bona fide ace of a championship-caliber pitching staff, winning a pair of World Series rings along the way.

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  16. Kluber-Lester battle lives up to hypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chicago Cubs

    ... found himself in unique circumstances as an American League pitcher. In the third inning, Chicago left-hander Jon Lester -- proving to be a formidable foe on the hill for the AL's reigning Cy Young Award winner -- was also giving Kluber a battle ...

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  17. Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians Preview, Monday 8/24, 1:05 CTRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... available at the time I wrote this preview. Please check the BCB Twitter feed for this afternoon's lineups. Jon Lester had a stinker in his last start. Set that aside, please, and remember that in his previous eight starts he had a 1.92 ERA, nine ...

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  18. Tribe closer Cody Allen trying to stop chasing his own tail: Cleveland Indians notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Cleveland.com

    ... Brantley at his typical left field position. Originally, he considered resting Brantley against Chicago southpaw Jon Lester. Brantley, though, who has recently dealt with a sore shoulder, assured the skipper he felt fine. "I just wanted to protect ...

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  19. Cubs' Jon Lester closes out home stand with make-up game vs IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Cubbies Crib

    Jul 29, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Following a four-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago Cubs will welcome in the Cleveland Indians for a brief interleague makeup game that was postponed due to rain on June 15 at Wrigley Field.

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  20. Eduardo Rodriguez still has lots to learnRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Boston Herald

    ... pitchers, but he's got a chance to be a No.1 type of pitcher." There it is again, the No.1 pitcher label. When Jon Lester was around, it seemed like not one winter could pass in New England without the old debate: Is Lester a true No.1? Then 2013 ...

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