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Braves complete sweep of A's

...Justin Upton hit a two-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.The Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-17/braves-complete-sweep
Braves topple A's again

...homer on Friday night while filling in for Simmons, started at second base and had two hits.Former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester, who beat the Braves on May 27 while with the Red Sox, will look for his fourth consecutive win with Oakland. He has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/braves-topple-again
Former Augusta GreenJackets Brandon Moss and Jon Lester visit Atlanta as teammates

...way of creating a circle effect on the paths of teammates and careers.Oakland Athletics teammates Brandon Moss and Jon Lester can speak to the positive results of this effect.While Moss impacted Augusta with his bat in 2004, his time with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/former-augusta-greenjack
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Yoenis Cespedes finds his way to Fenway Park after trade flurry

...all about the history of the franchise and its ballpark.The ex-Oakland outfielder, who was traded to Boston for Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes on Thursday, spoke with fellow Cuban and former Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant in the Fenway Park clubhouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-01/yoenis-cespedes-finds-hi
Orioles unwilling to trade the farm for short-term players

...apparently won't give up some of their young arms to get pitching help this season, and that likely means Boston's Jon Lester, a former Augusta GreenJacket, won't be heading to Baltimore.Dan Duquette, Baltimore's vice president of baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-30/orioles-unwilling-trade-
Trout, Jeter lead AL to win in All-Star Game

...3-0, but the NL tied it on consecutive RBI doubles by Chase Utley and Jonathan Lucroy off former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester in the second and Lucroy's run-scoring double against Chris Sale in the fourth.Trout put the AL ahead for good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/trout-jeter-lead-al-win-
Braves fail to hold on to another lead against Red Sox

...10-game losing streak Monday, overcoming a five-run deficit to top Atlanta 8-6.Another former GreenJacket, Jon Lester (5-6), snapped a personal two-game losing streak by giving up three runs on eight hits and three walks in six...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-27/braves-fail-hold-another
Baseball fans get thrills after months of chills

...in time to return for Texas' season finale last fall, celebrated his Baltimore debut with a tiebreaking home run off Jon Lester in the seventh inning in the Orioles' 2-1 win over World Series champion Boston."It was really neat, it was special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-31/baseball-fans-get-thrill
Ex-GreenJacket Jon Lester in first spring training start for Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-10/ex-greenjacket-jon-leste