Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:26:03 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Baltimore Orioles are not close to acquiring Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester at this point.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:16:03 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles are close to acquiring SP Jon Lester from the Boston Red Sox, according to sources. The Red Sox would receive a pitcher in return.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:44:02 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is not an option for the Seattle Mariners.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:40:49 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is expected to be in uniform Wednesday, July 30, according to manager John Farrell.
Fantasy Tip: Trade rumors are swirling hard around Lester. He's still expected to be traded, but it might not come until later tonight or tomorrow before the deadline.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:25:22 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers refuse to give up OF Joc Pederson, P Corey Seager or P Julio Urias, meaning they are no longer on the trail of Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price or Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels. Los Angeles is looking for a back end starting pitcher or a bench player.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:39:56 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays continue to look for a top-of-the-rotation starting pitcher, but they aren't in on Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester at this time. They are also searching for an everyday second baseman and bullpen help, but nothing is imminent.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:34:39 -0700
Boston Red Sox SPs Jon Lester and John Lackey have a "very good chance" to both be traded, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: This is good news for the likes of Brandon Workman and Allen Webster, two youngsters that would likely seal up rotation spots for the rest of the second half. Keep that in mind in AL-only leagues.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:23:54 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester can be acquired for two elite prospects, which is what the team is asking for in a trade.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:22:53 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have emerged as a possible landing spot for Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, according to a source.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:36:26 -0700
The Miami Marlins are interested in acquiring Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, and they reached out to the team regarding the pitch Tuesday, July 29. The Red Sox are believed to be asking for OF Christian Yelich, a proposal the Marlins would not consider.
Fantasy Tip: Interesting. Miami has worked their way into the postseason race, and Lester would strictly be a rental for the rest of the season, as they likely wouldn't be able to afford him once he hits free agency.