Jon Lester

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

New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox

Yankees Shut Down By Lester In 5-1 Loss To Boston

Jon Lester pitched eight dominant innings, holding the Yankees to three hits asthe Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Saturday.

09/14/2013

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 3:  Max Scherzer #16 of the Boston Red Sox follows through on a two-run single against the Detroit Tigers during the fifth inning at Fenway Park on September 3, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Max Scherzer

Will Finds a Way

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 […]

09/03/2013

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 29:  Stephen Drew #7 of the Boston Red Sox follows through on a RBI single against the Baltimore Orioles during the second inning of the game at Fenway Park on August 29, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Orioles Avoid Fenway Sweep

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.

08/29/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 19: Stephen Drew #7 of the Boston Red Sox doesn't get his throw off in time to compete the double-play while avoiding the slide of Andres Torres #56 of the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning at AT&T Park on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sox Slugging By The Bay

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.

08/20/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - AUGUST 14:  of the Toronto Blue Jays of the Boston Red Sox during MLB game action August 14, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

Sox Tie it in 9th, Lose in Extras

Brett Lawrie singled home the winning run in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Boston 4-3 on Wednesday, handing the AL East-leading Red Sox their fourth loss in six games.

08/14/2013

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