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Jon Lester isn't just giving his team quality outings. Instead, he is turning in masterpieces. The latest came on Saturday afternoon, when Lester lifted the Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the red-hot Dodgers.
Bogaerts picks up first big league hitUpdated Aug 24 Share TweetAfter going hitless in his first five Major League at-bats, Xander Bogaerts was thrilled to drill a single to right field in the ninth inning of the Red Sox's 4-2 win over the Dodgers on Saturday.
Angels place reliever Jepsen on 15-day DLUpdated Aug 24 Share TweetThe Los Angeles Angels have placed reliever Kevin Jepsen on the 15-day disabled list after he had surgery to remove his appendix.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetWhile the Red Sox got ready to play the middle game of this three-game set against the Dodgers on Saturday afternoon, Clay Buchholz packed his bags for a flight back east.Share TweetCarl Crawford wants to beat the Red Sox, but Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wants to keep his left fielder healthy, so Crawford was not in Saturday's lineup.
Dean Meminger, dead at 65: Meminger's Game 7 performance in the 1973 Eastern Conference Finals got tUpdated Aug 24 Share TweetDean Meminger, dead at 65: Meminger's Game 7 performance in the 1973 Eastern Conference Finals got the Knicks into the Finals, where they beat the Lakers in five games. [NYT]Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe turmoil surrounding the Los Angeles reached a new level on Friday when Fox Sports Jon Morosi reported that the team was expected to replace either manager Mike Scioscia or general manager Jerry Dipoto before the 2014 season. Morosi noted that philos…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetHanley Ramirez's two-run homer was all Ricky Nolasco needed to dispose of the Red Sox on Friday night as the Dodgers right-hander allowed two hits over eight innings in a 2-0 win at Dodger Stadium.
Richards blanks M's as Nelson delivers decisive blowUpdated Aug 24 Share TweetChris Nelson's two-run homer provided the Angels' only offense, and Garrett Richards took care of the rest with 7 1/3 scoreless innings in Friday's 2-0 win over the Mariners.
Colletti On Blockbuster Trade Of 2012Aug 24Buster Olney talks to Dodgers GM Ned Colletti about last season's trade with the Red Sox.
Sun Night Baseball Reporter Buster Olney with Jake PeavyAug 24The Trade, Peavy's Intensity, The Influence of Greg Maddux
Red Sox Deal Dodgers Rare LossAug 24Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 strong innings to help the Red Sox beat the Dodgers 4-2.