Trading MVP candidate Stanton could pay off big time for Marlins
right-hander Joe Kelly represented perhaps a new paradigm; the Sox acquired proven major-league players for lefty Jon Lester and righty John Lackey, not youngsters. The Marlins, as a low-revenue team, cannot necessarily operate in such fashion
Wheeler wins again, Mets end 3-game skid
division-leading Los Angeles Angels. The schedule allowed Melvin to tweak his rotation and use three top starters: Sonny Gray, Jon Lester and Scott Kazmir. Gray is 0-4 in August after his 6-0 July that earned him AL Pitcher of the Month.
D-backs will still spend the bucks
scenario, given the D-backs' roster composition. The 2015 free agent class has some quality starters in Max Scherzer, Jon Lester , James Shields, Yovani Gallardo, Jorge De La Rosa and Wei-Yin Chen, but the D-backs are more likely to jump into
What can one know about the A.L. West race?
had shrunk by the end of July, when they (theoretically) got better again , this time by trading Yoenis Cespedes for Jon Lester . And now the A’s lead has shunk again, this time to exactly no lead at all. Losing five straight games will do that
has gone 6-1 with a 1.78 ERA in 10 starts since June 22. In that time, only Corey Kluber, Felix Hernandez and Jon Lester have posted better ERAs in the AL. His last start was his best in that period as he threw eight scoreless innings
the Chicago Cubs on July 4 and made another big splash July 31 when they dealt slugger Yoenis Cespedes to Boston for Jon Lester . They were alone in first place from April 28 through Saturday, when the Los Angeles Angels slipped ahead of them
3 Hottest Trade Rumors: Jon Lester , David Price, John Lackey
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Big Game James: Better than you think?
think? Gabe Kapler 0 @gabekapler James Shields might not have compiled the same sexy power numbers as Max Scherzer and Jon Lester , but as all three head into free agency after this season, he deserves to be standing on the same platform. A Cali boy
Three Cuts: Minor tops Lester in Braves' sweep-clinching win
be viewed as a good thing Without a doubt, Minor (two runs allowed, seven strikeouts over seven innings) outdueled Jon Lester on this night, topping his fellow left-hander with innings pitched, strikeouts, hits surrendered and earned runs
Upton's 2-run HR helps Braves top Lester, A's 4-3
ATLANTA (AP) Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak. The Braves swept the