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  1. Giants, Red Sox still in the picture for James Shields

    Dec 21, 2014, 2:50 PM EST

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    The field for James Shields has been winnowed down to a few, namely the Giants and Red Sox.

  2. Red Sox president Larry Lucchino “disappointed” in failure to sign Jon Lester

    Dec 13, 2014, 10:35 PM EST

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    The Red Sox starting rotation is set, but president Larry Lucchino is still disappointed in his team’s failure to bring back Jon Lester.

  3. Red Sox add Justin Masterson on one-year deal

    Dec 11, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

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    The Red Sox add their third starting pitcher in 24 hours.

  4. Cardinals could rework John Lackey’s MLB-minimum contract for the 2015 season

    Dec 3, 2014, 8:55 PM EST

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    At the end of October, the Cardinals exercised a major league-minimum option for 2015 on veteran right-hander John Lackey. Now it sounds like some incentives are going to be added.

  5. Brandon Moss, Allen Craig on Marlins’ first base radar

    Nov 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

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    A couple more options have appeared on the Marlins’ radar for an upgrade at first base.

  6. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny: “I think a lot of times we get this ‘choir boy’ stuff on us”

    Oct 5, 2014, 3:35 PM EST

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    NLDS Game 2 at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night was free of screaming and shoving, unlike Friday’s Game 1, but heated emotions are still simmering as the best-of-five shifts to Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

  7. Benches clear after Adam Wainwright plunks Yasiel Puig

    Oct 3, 2014, 7:43 PM EST

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    There’s history dating back to last year’s playoffs.

  8. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EST

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    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

  9. Joe Kelly swiped his way into the Red Sox’s record book

    Aug 13, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    The last Red Sox pitcher to steal a base? Bill Landis on September 8, 1969.

  10. John Lackey was not impressed by Caleb Joseph’s home run on Saturday

    Aug 10, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

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    John Lackey called Caleb Joseph’s home run on Saturday — Joseph’s fifth consecutive game with a home run — a “Baltimore home run”, presumably slighting Joseph’s blast because Camden Yards is friendlier to hitters than to pitchers.

  11. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EST

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

  12. John Lackey intends to honor contract and pitch at major league minimum salary in 2015

    Aug 1, 2014, 9:27 PM EST

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    John Lackey will pitch at the major league minimum next season due to a clause in his contract.

  13. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington begins second roster overhaul

    Aug 1, 2014, 12:48 PM EST

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    For the second time in 22 months, Ben Cherington must find a way to turn a last place team into a winner — and fast.

  14. Allen Craig found out he was traded by a TV report; Joe Kelly learned it on Twitter*

    Aug 1, 2014, 8:55 AM EST

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    A good trade, I think, but it probably wasn’t handled 100% perfectly.

  15. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EST

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  16. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

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    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  17. Red Sox trade John Lackey to Cardinals for Allen Craig and Joe Kelly

    Jul 31, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

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    Not satisfied with adding Justin Masterson to the rotation yesterday, the Cardinals have added another veteran starter by acquiring John Lackey from the Red Sox. And, much like Boston’s deal to get Yoenis Cespedes from Oakland for Jon Lester, the Red Sox have prioritized the present by getting veterans Allen Craig and Joe Kelly in exchange.

  18. Yasiel Puig, Hanley Ramirez return to Dodgers’ lineup

    Jul 25, 2014, 7:40 PM EST

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    Yasiel Puig and Hanley Ramirez are back. Making things even more interesting, Puig will play center field.

  19. Dodgers get good news on Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig

    Jul 21, 2014, 8:01 PM EST

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    X-rays on the hands of Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig came back negative.

  20. Yasiel Puig out Sunday night with bruise on left hand

    Jul 20, 2014, 4:23 PM EST

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    Yasiel Puig was removed from Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Cardinals after taking a Joe Kelly pitch off his left hand and will sit out of Sunday night’s series finale in St. Louis.

  21. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Jul 20, 2014, 8:53 AM EST

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    Matt Carpenter walked, Kolten Wong singled, Matt Holliday singled, and Matt Adams homered as the Cardinals plated four runs before Dodgers starter Zack Greinke could even record an out Saturday in an eventual 4-2 victory at a sold-out Busch Stadium.

  22. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 12, 2014, 8:56 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including another loss for the Brewers.

  23. Joe Kelly rejoins the Cardinals for his first start since April

    Jul 11, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

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    Joe Kelly is back off the disabled list and ready to rejoin the Cardinals’ rotation tonight against the Brewers after missing the past two-plus months with a hamstring injury that was supposed to involve a much speedier recovery.

  24. Cardinals “looking for offense” … not Jake Peavy

    Jul 8, 2014, 7:58 PM EST

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    ESPN’s Jayson Stark and Gordon Edes reported Tuesday afternoon that the Cardinals were interested in acquiring veteran right-handed starter Jake Peavy from the last-place Red Sox, with Stark predicting that a trade could come together quickly. But it doesn’t sound like there’s a fit.

  25. Michael Wacha not ready to resume throwing

    Jul 7, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

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    Michael Wacha was shut down two weeks ago due to a stress reaction to the scapula bone in his throwing shoulder and the timeline for his return remains a question mark.

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