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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
The Red Sox take a 3-2 lead back to Boston. Here are five things you missed from game 5.
Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]