OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Support his big moves or not, Billy Beane made one thing perfectly clear: The Oakland Athletics' season probably would have ended sooner without Jon Lester a part of it.
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BOSTON (AP) Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
BOSTON (AP) Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz has undergone minor knee surgery after an inconsistent season.