Pitcher Jon Lester says the Red Sox are his “Number 1″ priority
The Boston Red Sox built a World Series champion in 2013 by avoiding the expensive free agents they’ve made mistakes on in the past. They’ll have to do it again this winter.
Jon Lester says there was nothing but rosin– which is perfectly legal –on his glove when he beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series. A pitcher in the Cardinals organization suggested he might have used Vaseline — which is illegal.
_ Jon Lester pitched a one-hitter Friday night, allowing only Maicer Izturis’ two-out double in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox broke a three-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox got off to a quick start after a dreadful 2012 season, giving new manager John Farrell an 8-2 win over the barely recognizable New York Yankees on opening day Monday.
As bad as 2012 was for the Boston Red Sox, it was equally bad for Jon Lester. So, count him among the many players itching to get back at it.
Austin Jackson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Detroit Tigers overcame a blown save by Jose Valverde to beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 in Thursday’s opener.
Jon Lester allowed four runs and eight hits in three innings as the Pirates defeated the Red Sox, 6-5, in Bradenton, Florida.
Boston pitcher Jon Lester has been picked to start opening day for the Red Sox on April 5 in Detroit.
Jon Lester allowed one run and a hit in four innings in his Grapefruit League debut and Dustin Pedroia had two hits and two RBIs as the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday.