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.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe File)

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

Wil Myers Could Be the Next Great Right Fielder That Theo Never Developed
And No One Could Use a Change of Scenery Like Malcontent Jon Lester
Myers and Change: Wil's Put Up Some Big Power Numbers... Strikeouts, Too
Herald: Pros-Cons of a Lester-Myers Swap | No Sox Extension Talks for Lester
And Since Sox Are Overpaying Scrubs, They Can Kick In Some Cash to K.C.
Speaking of Thanks Theo: He's Got Coyotes Sniffing Out the Death at Wrigley
Shocker: Fort Myers Mayor Just Realizes the Red Sox Robbed Lee County Blind
More Good News: Red Sox Owners Busy at Work to Improve Liverpool in January
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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Boston Herald:

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NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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