Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, July 31.
Many of the big-market financial advantages have been taken out of baseball. So if the Red Sox won't spend their money on the Jon Lesters, where WILL they spend it?
Trade Deadline day is here, the Sports Tonight crew discusses whether or not Jon Lester will end the day as a member of the Boston Red Sox.
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates are pushing the hardest to acquire the Red Sox ace.
Instead of Jon Lester taking the mound at Fenway on Wednesday night, Brandon Workman struggles against the Toronto Blue Jays in a 6-1 loss.