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Jon Lester

Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles

Offense Lacking in Lester Loss

By DAVID GINSBURG   AP Sports Writer   BALTIMORE (AP) _ Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles debut by hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and Baltimore beat Jon Lester and the defending World […]

03/31/2014

Jon lester (Phopto Credit:  Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Lester To Start Red Sox Opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) _ Jon Lester has been picked to start on opening day for the Boston Red Sox. Boston manager John Farrell announced Thursday that Lester will pitch Monday in Baltimore against the […]

03/27/2014

Jon Lester

Lester in the Fold

BOSTON (AP) _ The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on left-hander Jon Lester. Lester was the starting and winning pitcher twice during Boston’s six-game victory over the St. […]

11/01/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 5

The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.

10/29/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Sox Take Game 5, Win Away From Title

Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship.

10/28/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 23: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game One of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sox Cruise To World Series Opening Win

Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right after the umps reversed a blown call, Jon Lester made an early lead stand up and the Red Sox romped past sloppy St. Louis 8-1 Wednesday night for their ninth straight Series win.

10/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17: Mike Napoli #12 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates his second inning homerun against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Sox Take ALCS Game 5, One Win From World Series

Mike Napoli’s majestic homer began a rare early Boston breakthrough, Junichi Tazawa again bested Miguel Cabrera in a crucial spot and the Red Sox moved within one win of reaching the World Series by edging the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Thursday night.

10/17/2013

Division Series - Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox - Game One

Game One No Contest

One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.

10/04/2013

John Farrell, Boston Red Sox (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Stay Limber Waiting for Postseason Opener

BOSTON (AP) _ Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell isn’t ready to announce his rotation for the AL division series. It would be a surprise, though, if Jon Lester didn’t throw the first pitch in […]

10/01/2013

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 20: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after pitching a scoreless 7th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on September 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Beasts of the East

By JIMMY GOLEN  AP Sports Writer   BOSTON (AP) _ The Boston Red Sox clinched the AL East title on Friday night, getting seven strong innings from Jon Lester to beat the Toronto Blue Jays […]

09/20/2013

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