Person with knowledge of deal: Red Sox send RHP Lackey to Cards for RHP Kelly, OF Craig

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BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said....

Person with knowledge of deal to AP: Athletics get Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes for Yoenis Cespedes

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said....

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Alex Wood takes tough-luck loss in Braves' 3-2, 10-inning defeat against Dodgers

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Alex Wood gave up just one run, Justin Upton tied the game in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves still lost their second straight....

Matheny: Cards take 'ugliest loss of the year' in 12-1 defeat to Padres

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- At least the St. Louis Cardinals didn't get shut out....

Kemp's RBI single lifts Dodgers over Braves 3-2 in 10 innings for 5th straight win

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West....

Gyorko, Venable, Solarte back rookie Hahn in Padres' 12-1 laugher vs Cardinals

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rookie Jesse Hahn held St. Louis to one run and four hits in seven innings and Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable each homered and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 12-1 victory Wednesday night....

Wood gets career-high 11 strikeouts in Chicago Cubs' 6-4 loss to Colorado Rockies

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month....

Jeter more gifts, Gardner another homer, but Yankees drop series in Texas after 3-2 loss

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Derek Jeter got more farewell gifts, and Brett Gardner hit another leadoff home run for the New York Yankees....

Twins give away series of outs on base paths, unable to finish off rally in 3-2 loss to Royals

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Eduardo Nunez was caught straying too far from first base. Sam Fuld was picked off first the next inning. Brian Dozier was thrown out while foolishly trying to score on an errant throw....