1. Jon Lester Says He Still Uses GPS Directions When Driving to Oakland's Coliseum

    Driving to work is the worst. Spending hours of your life shoving a vehicle through traffic is tantamount to torture, but not knowing exactly how to get to your destination makes it that much worse...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 days ago 38,876 reads 61 comments

  2. Jon Lester Discusses Potential Return to Boston Red Sox

    When the Boston Red Sox traded Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics on July 31, it appeared to signal the end of a team-player marriage that produced two championships. However, in this crazy era of sports, reunions are becoming the latest trend...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 12,155 reads 40 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs Are Favorites to Land Jon Lester This Offseason

    When the Oakland Athletics traded for lefty ace Jon Lester , they knew they were renting. Come this offseason, the Chicago Cubs will be looking to buy...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 7 days ago 10,426 reads 54 comments

  4. 10 Biggest Takeaways from This Week's MLB Action

    From an update on who could be replacing Bud Selig to the news of another potential wave of performance-enhancing-drug suspensions, it's been a busy week in MLB . What follows are the 10 biggest takeaways from this week's MLB action...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 12 days ago 17,985 reads 38 comments

  5. Jon Lester Proving He's Just What the Doctor Ordered for A's

    Clearly it's a cliche the Oakland A's understand: You can never have too much pitching. That's why, even after acquiring Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs , the A's went big at the deadline and dealt for Jon Lester ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 9,901 reads 15 comments

  6. Will Billy Beane's Win-Now Trade Deadline Philosophy Pay Off or Backfire?

    Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane is tired of his team being “one-and-done” in the playoffs...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 25,294 reads 86 comments

  7. MLB Trades 2014: Grades and Breakdowns for Teams Active During Deadline

    There is always plenty of buildup and anticipation for the MLB trade deadline, with the actual event not always living up to the billing. On Thursday the deals consummated did not disappoint...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 20 days ago 974 reads 0 comments

  8. Jon Lester Trade Shows Athletics Are All-in to Win 2014 World Series

    The Oakland Athletics are not hedging their bets or looking forward to next season. By acquiring Jon Lester from the Boston Red Sox in a blockbuster trade also featuring Yoenis Cespedes , Billy Beane and Co...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 days ago 244 reads 0 comments

  9. MLB Trades 2014: Grades and Analysis for Latest Deadline Deals

    One things is abundantly clear at the 2014 MLB trade deadline: Billy Beane is willing to do whatever it takes. The Oakland Athletics general manager is all in on a 2014 World Series crown...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 20 days ago 3,862 reads 0 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox Will Come out on Top in Jon Lester-Yoenis Cespedes Trade

    The Red Sox wisely dealt Jon Lester Thursday morning in a trade that positions them better for the future. Not three years down the road but next year. Boston acquired Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes in exchange for Lester and Jonny Gomes...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 20 days ago 1,967 reads 0 comments

  11. Boston Red Sox: Breaking Down the Trade of Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics

    The time has come when we can put away all speculation about the rumors surrounding what will happen with the Boston Red Sox 's former No. 1 ace Jon Lester . No longer will we have to ask ourselves whether or not he'll receive an extension...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 20 days ago 1,024 reads 0 comments

  12. Grading the Jon Lester-Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster Trade for Both Teams

    The MLB trade deadline is only hours away, and the first blockbuster deal of this season has been agreed upon. As first reported by Alex Speier of WEEI 93.7 FM in Boston, and later confirmed by CBSSports...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 20 days ago 26,914 reads 66 comments

  13. Red Sox Pull off Surprising Coup in Jon Lester for Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster

    The inevitable happened Thursday morning, as the Boston Red Sox traded left-hander Jon Lester , a free-agent-to-be who was expected to test the open market after the two sides failed for months to reach an agreement in contract-extension talks...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 20 days ago 28,808 reads 48 comments

  14. Oakland Athletics Land Jon Lester from Red Sox for Cespedes

    The Boston Red Sox have sent starting pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 20 days ago 232 reads 0 comments

  15. Jon Lester to A's: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Oakland A's have traded for one of the most talented pitchers in baseball in Jon Lester . The league confirmed the transaction between the American League clubs (via MLB Roster ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 20 days ago 153,641 reads 450 comments

  16. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Recap and Report Cards for Every Deal

    The 2014 MLB non-waiver trade deadline has concluded, and it didn't come and go quietly. On Wednesday, only one major trade transpired, as the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 237,160 reads 232 comments

  17. MLB Trade Deadline: Starting Pitchers St. Louis Cardinals Should Target

    Amidst all the ballyhoo in every general manager's office is a soft cadence: Tick...tick...tick. Each strike of the clock heightens this thrill ride known as major league baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, set for 4 p...

    Tyler Poslosky Written by Tyler Poslosky about 21 days ago 2,404 reads 0 comments

  18. Jon Lester Trade Rumors: Analyzing Latest Deadline Chatter About Red Sox Ace

    The trade talk surrounding Jon Lester, which has been ongoing for several weeks, reached a fever pitch when it was announced he would be scratched from his Wednesday start...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 21 days ago 1,007 reads 0 comments

  19. Jon Lester Would Make the Dodgers World Series Favorites

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are already considered a World Series favorite. Imagine their formidability with Jon Lester . CBS Sports' Jon Heyman wrote Wednesday morning that the Dodgers and St...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 21 days ago 620 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Rumors, Predictions for Jon Lester and More Stars

    You can tell that Major League Baseball's trade deadline has reached its apex when there is buzz over a pitcher not making a start...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 829 reads 0 comments

  21. Debate: Should the Brewers Pursue Boston's Lester?

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  22. Red Sox Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jon Lester, John Lackey and More

    The Boston Red Sox figure to find themselves among the sellers at the trade deadline. The team's World Series defense has lacked the magic associated with last year's run, and the chances of making a late surge into the postseason are slim to none...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 21 days ago 1,406 reads 0 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors: Last-Minute Buzz Ahead of the Deadline

    As the 2014 MLB trade deadline looms less than 48 hours before us, the only Boston Red Sox rumors that matter revolve around Jon Lester ...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 21 days ago 9,711 reads 9 comments

  24. Contenders with the Assets to Close a Deal on Red Sox's Impact Arm Jon Lester

    It's quite possible that Jon Lester already has thrown his last pitch as a member of the Boston Red Sox. At least for now...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 22 days ago 37,312 reads 37 comments

  25. Jon Lester Scratched from Wednesday's Start for Red Sox Amid Trade Rumors

    Jon Lester has made all 241 of his career major league starts with the Red Sox . He may not get a chance for No. 242 with Boston, though...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 22 days ago 28,500 reads 61 comments