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BOSTON (AP) — The last-place Boston Red Sox have traded pitching for power. Now they can use some name tags to stick on the jerseys of the newcomers. Nine months after winning the World Series, the Red Sox unloaded five key members of that championship team Thursday. They parted...
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday. A person familiar with the trade, speaking on condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline. The deal leaves the Red Sox without their top two starters. Both teams announced the move a few hours...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline. Oakland, with the best record in baseball at 66-41...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony. Retired Rangers All-Stars Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez first presented Jeter a pair of...
BOSTON (AP) — ESPN announcers will call Sunday night's Red Sox-Yankees game from atop Fenway Park's Green Monster. The network said Wednesday that Dan Shulman and John Kruk will be located in Section 9 of the stands above the stadium's famous Wall. Boston first installed the...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Masterson began the season as the Indians' ace. He'll end it with a different team in a different league. The Indians traded the disappointing Masterson on Wednesday to the St. Louis Cardinals, a deal that will allow Cleveland to get something in return...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have traded starter Justin Masterson to the St. Louis Cardinals. Masterson, who is in the final year of his contract, was dealt for outfielder James Ramsey, said the person who spoke Wednesday to the...