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A's get Lester for Cespedes

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 weeks ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.The AL West leaders also got outfielder Jonny Gomes and cash from the Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.Boston also received Oakland's 2015 competitive balance draft pick.After already...

Cardinals take Lackey from Red Sox

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals acquired veteran starter John Lackey, pitching prospect Corey Littrell and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for two players ahead of Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.Heading from St. Louis to Boston are outfielder/first baseman Allen Craig and pitcher Joe Kelly.The Cards are getting a two-time World Series...

Red Sox send Drew To Yankees

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 weeks ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox continued their busy trade deadline day by sending shortstop Stephen Drew and cash to the division-rival Yankees for infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnson on Thursday.Drew, 31, has struggled at the plate this season, hitting just .176 with four home runs and 11 RBI in 39 games. He is expected to play second base for the Yankees.The nine-year veteran...

Red Sox recall Workman, deal Doubront

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 weeks ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox recalled pitcher Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket to make Wednesday's start in place of Jon Lester in the finale of a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays.Red Sox manager John Farrell cited the possibility of Lester being traded as the reason for the change. Farrell made the announcement in the postgame press conference...

Workman to start for Lester on Wednesday

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 3 weeks ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandon Workman will be called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to make Wednesday's start for the Boston Red Sox in place of Jon Lester in the finale of a three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays.Red Sox manager John Farrell cited the possibility of Lester being traded as the reason for the change. Farrell made the announcement in the postgame press conference...

Giants add Peavy in trade with Red Sox

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 weeks ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox shipped veteran Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.The Giants hope the move bolsters their rotation as they are locked in a tight battle with the Los Angeles Dodgers for NL West supremacy.Boston acquired two minor league pitchers, Edwin Escobar and Heath Hembree, in exchange for the 33-year-old Peavy and cash considerations....

Red Sox recall P Webster

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 4 weeks ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox recalled pitcher Allen Webster from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday, so that he can make the start in Sunday's series finale.The 24-year-old righty went 1-2 with an 8.60 earned run average over eight appearances (seven starts) last season with Boston.In 2014, he has put together a 4-4 record and 3.10 ERA in 21 games (20 starts) with the PawSox.

Red Sox activate Victorino from DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox activated outfielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Royals.Victorino has been sidelined with a right hamstring strain suffered during a May 23 game against the Rays -- the same injury that caused him to miss the season's first 22 games. He was placed on the DL one day later, then suffered a...

Red Sox release Pierzynski

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox released catcher A.J. Pierzynski on Wednesday after designating him for assignment last week.Pierzynski, who had signed a one-year deal with Boston in December, batted .254 with four home runs and 31 RBI for the Red Sox this season.The 37-year-old is a .282 lifetime hitter and has hit 176 home runs with 831 RBI over 17 seasons behind the plate...

Uehara named to AL All-Star squad

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 1 month ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has been selected to the American League All-Star team as an injury replacement, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.Uehara will be taking the spot that had been held by New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday due to right elbow inflammation.The All-Star nod will be the...