Jon Gone?
The home crowd is out of their seats after the Rangers Mike Napoli (rounding the bases in the backround) has just hit a three run home run off of Red Sox starter Jon Lester in the fourth inning to put Texas ahead 5-4.
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Where There's a Wil, There's a Way

Wil Myers -- Christian Petersen/Getty Images
(Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Red Sox Court Myers, Willing to Part with Lester

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And If Royals Trade Falls Through, We'll Always Have the Fenway Winter Light Show!

From Kansas City Star report: "Other players could be involved, but the basic framework would be Myers for one of the two pitchers. At this point, all sides — the Royals, Rays and Red Sox — remain hesitant. Still … is either worth considering from the Royals’ perspective? In effect, are two years of Shields or Lester worth six years of Myers? 'You can project Myers to hit 30 homers in two or three years,' one Royals official said. 'You’d have a middle-of-the-order bat that’s controllable and affordable. What’s more important?'

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