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Jon Lester's Arm Now Worth $155 Million

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Cubs, the first big deal of the offseason involving a...

Oakland Athletics Imploding Before Our Very Eyes

Dan Karpuc | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

OK... OK. You may not view a team that is 81-63 as "imploding," but hear me out.

Breaking Down the Biggest Trades on Deadline Day

Andrew Wild | Posted 10.01.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Well, whatever we thought was plaguing front offices to make them so boring is apparently gone, because we got a whole lot of big time trades yesterday.

Tigers GM Jokes About AL Arms Race With A's GM

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

There's a new arms race in Major League Baseball and it seems like at least one of the general managers involved is having fun with it. Early in J...

A's Star Had Hilarious Response To Huge Trade

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick is certainly pleased with what his team's starting pitching rotation looks like. The Boston Red Sox made a blo...

Red Sox And A's Make Blockbuster Deal

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Re...

Jon Lester and Why the Red Sox Are Smarter Than the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.29.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Red Sox might not be able to trade Lester, or the the prospects they get for Lester may not turn into valuable players in the future, but the willingness of the Red Sox to shop Lester demonstrates why the Red Sox are one of the smartest organizations in baseball.

Red Sox Closing In

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.28.2013 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run...

Red Sox Deny Cheating Accusation

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

Jon Lester has been sweating. According to Red Sox manager John Farrell, the lefty who dominated Game 1 of the World Series has not been sweating ...

Was Red Sox Pitcher Cheating In World Series Opener?

Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

The left-field wall might not have been the only "Green Monster" at Fenway Park for Game 1 of the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer Tyle...

Cards Can't Solve Lester

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester got used to the World Series hoopla when he clinched a championship for Boston six years ago. No wonder he loo...

Red Sox Rock Cards In World Series Opener

Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Jon Lester threw a cutter in the eighth inning for his final out of the game, his latest scoreless World Series stint over. ...

LIVE: World Series Game 1

Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports

World Series Game 1 Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals Fenway Park 8:07 ET Here we go. The 2013 World Series is a matchup of the best fro...

Red Sox Ace Makes Incredible Defensive Play

Posted 10.17.2013 | Sports

Red Sox ace Jon Lester couldn't cleanly field this bunt attempt by Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias but stuck with it and produced an unlikely highlight...

HIGHLIGHTS: Red Sox Ride 5-Run Outburst To Win

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on ...

WATCH: Ump's Blown Call Costs Red Sox A Run

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.04.2013 | Sports

Jon Lester thought he was out of the second inning. Home plate umpire Chris Guccione saw things differently. Sean Rodriguez took advantage After de...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.22.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The third race yesterday at Santa Anita featured the long shot #7 horse, Winforlin. She's a five-year-old mare who has never won. But with all the Lin-Sanity? She beat out two horses, finishing sixth. Lincompetent if you ask me.

Red Sox Deny TV Report About Drinking In Dugout

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Embattled Red Sox pitchers Jon Lester, Josh Beckett and John Lackey denied a TV report Tuesday that said they drank beer in the dugout ...

Red Sox Star: 'I'm Trying To Set The Record Straight'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Sports

Last week, the Boston Globe came out with a report about the Red Sox collapse which said that the three star pitchers -- Josh Beckett, John Lackey and...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 12.18.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If an NFL player wears his socks funny, he gets fined. But if a coach (Detroit's Jim Schwartz) acts like an idiot and challenges another (49ers' Jim Harbaugh) to a fight on television? The league takes a pass.

2009 AL Cy Young Award: Who Deserved It? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The votes are in and the AL Cy Young winner has been chosen, but who deserved to win? Take a look at some of the AL's finest pitchers below. Get Huff...

Jon Lester Pitches No-Hitter

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester pitched a no-hitter tonight against the Kansas City Royals. This awesome feat is just another in a long line of accomplish...