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 […]
Jon Lester pitched eight dominant innings, holding the Yankees to three hits asthe Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Saturday.
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) _ Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer and the Boston Red Sox beat Detroit 2-1 on Tuesday night, ending the Tigers right-hander’s chance to become just the […]
Chris Tillman pitched seven strong innings to earn his 15th victory of the season and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
Jon Lester pitched into the ninth for his first victory in four tries this month, and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 7-0 on Monday night after flying cross-country earlier in the day.