Jon Lester

(Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals scores on a wild pitch in the eighth inning during their American League Wild Card game against Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Wild Card Stunner: A’s Eliminated By Royals In 12-Inning Marathon

Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering Royals a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in a wild AL wild-card game Tuesday night.

09/30/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Phillies v. A's

Lester’s Strong Outing Leads A’s Past Phillies, Regain Wild Card Lead

Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing from Jon Lester, and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Friday night to regain the top spot in the chase for AL wild cards.

09/19/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics scores a run in the 4th inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 9, 2014 in Chicago (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Donaldson Gets Career-High 5 Hits, A’s Defeat White Sox In Rout

Josh Donaldson had a career-high five hits while driving in four runs, helping Jon Lester and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Tuesday night

09/09/2014

1. Oakland Athletics (67-43)

Lester Gives Up 2 Homers In 7th, A’s Lose To Mariners

The A’s have lost seven of nine, including a four-game series at the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels before dropping two of three to Seattle at the Coliseum.

09/03/2014

Athletics v Angels

A’s Shut Out By Angels, Move 3 Games Back In AL West

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A’s to three games.

08/29/2014

1. Oakland Athletics (67-43)

Lester Sharp, A’s Snap Royals Winning Streak

Jon Lester pitched six strong innings and Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Oakland Athletics beat Kansas City 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals’ eight-game winning streak.

08/12/2014

Derek Norris #36 and Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics congratulate one another after they beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lester Goes The Distance, A’s Shut Out Twins For 70th Win Of The Season

Jon Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night. The All-Star left-hander struck out eight, walked two and only allowed two runners past first base in the 11th complete game of his career.

08/07/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,394 other followers