Jon Lester : 'I like our chances'
Jon Lester speaks on his mindset heading into Oakland's Wild Card playoff in Kansas City.
Shields' change-up vs. Lester's repertoire
An introduction! ❬❬❬ Shields' change-up vs. Lester's repertoire J W Jordan Wallach Tuesday night’s Jon Lester vs. James Shields match-up is everything we could ask for, from baseball’s (relatively) new postseason format
next year Brown craps out. Ten years later, the A's play the Royals with an ALDS trip on the line. Sure, in theory Jon Lester might have a minute edge over James Shields. Or perhaps it is the other way. It depends on who is talking and the metrics
Athletics, Royals set rosters for AL wild-card
left-hander Brandon Finnegan, the club's first-round pick out of TCU just this year. The Athletics will start Jon Lester . He'll be backed by an equally stout bullpen and an offense that includes slugger Adam Dunn, making his first postseason
The 10 Degrees of the MLB offseason
ll check the Internet while on one of your many vacations/hunting trips. The big-time free agent (Max Scherzer, Jon Lester ) Congratulations, you’re awesome! You’re a free agent, and if they could afford it, every team would love
Ned Yost's pregame reading ...
running game. The Royals stole 153 bases this season, and were nabbed only 36 times. Oakland's starting pitcher is Jon Lester , a lefty who doesn't control the running game well; in fact, Lester didn't make a single pick-off throw all
GM Stewart says D-backs don't need major overhaul | FOX Sports
starting pitcher or two is more likely to come from free agency, Stewart said, although the big names on the market -- Jon Lester , Max Scherzer , James Shields -- will probably price themselves out of the D-backs' reach. Stewart expects the
GM Stewart says D-backs don't need major overhaul
starting pitcher or two is more likely to come from free agency, Stewart said, although the big names on the market -- Jon Lester , Max Scherzer, James Shields -- will probably price themselves out of the D-backs' reach. Stewart expects the
Awards season from players' perspective
position player for that honor? Chris Young, Yankees OF: " Yeah. No doubt. I wouldn't have any problem with that." Jon Lester , Athletics SP: "Even though I'm a pitcher, I'm a believer in the fact that you have an MVP and a Cy Young , and
2014 playoffs: Why they will win it all ... or why they won't
postseason was a reasonable expectation. Then Billy Beane got bold. He acquired Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel and Jon Lester to boost an already good rotation. Good doesn’t win a World Series, great does. Samardzija and Lester were fantastic