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Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals
Lefty Jon Lester twirled a 7.2-inning shutout over St. Louis in Game One
of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park Wednesday night (photo SI.com)
The Boston Red Sox showed the St. Louis Cardinals the error of their ways at Fenway Park Wednesday night as the Beards beat the Birds 8-1 in Game One of the 2013 World Series.
St. Louis committed three Cardinal sins and put a trio of errors on the board that led to Red Sox runs as Boston edged St. Louis 8-7 in the hits column and improved to 9-0 in World Series play since 2004 in the bargain.
Boston starter Jon Lester was nothing short of masterful in his first World Series start since pitching the clinching Game Four of the 2007 Series in Colorado. The lefthander (2-1, 2.33 in three postseason starts) shut out the Cardinals for seven and two thirds, striking out eight and walking one while only serving up five hits to first base.
Junichi Tazawa came on to relieve Lester and struck out Jon Jay...
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The internet is accusing Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester of cheating during his impressive performance in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night. A number of photos and video clips that have been making the rounds appear to show some sort of substance on the inside of Lester’s glove, which many have […]
BOSTON — There’s nothing to see here — aside from a well-pitched game.
Jon Lester tossed 7 2/3 shutout innings in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday, yet a lot of talk during and after the contest centered on a green substance located inside of the left-hander’s glove. Lester said before Game 2 at Fenway Park that the substance was nothing more than rosin.
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 Cardinals minor leaguer posted a screen shot on Twitter showing a green substance on Lester's glove. Tyler Melling, a 25-year-old pitcher in the Florida State League, wrote: ''Jon Lester using a little Vaseline...
Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester acknowledged that he keeps rosin — a legal substance — in his glove when he pitches but he denied that he was using an illegal foreign substance to doctor the ball after pictures emerged of a glowing green substance on the thumb of his glove.
“I know what I do day in and day out to prepare to pitch in big league games. I know that not once have I...
Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
That's the word on Monday from Boston manager John Farrell.
Farrell says he hasn't decided on his entire lineup, but designated hitter David Ortiz will start at least once at first base when the series shifts to St. Louis for the middle three games. There is no DH allowed...
Wednesday night, in Game 1 of the World Series, Jon Lester was good. The Cardinals’ hitters, in turn, were not, or at least their performance was not, and as a consequence, the Cardinals lost. The Red Sox are now ahead by a game, and the Cardinals have as long as possible to wait for the next start by Adam Wainwright.
That’s the story, basically. It’s not the story that’s...
((HT: Dennis Paruch via Vine))
Here's the event in question...
Cards minor leaguer Tyler Melling insinuated the following on his Twitter account:
Jon Lester using a little Vaseline inside the glove tonight?
MLB has responded:
"We cannot draw any conclusions from this video. There were no complaints from the Cardinals and the umpires never detected anything...
Well the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS in six games and today for the Sox is gameday. The city of Boston is patiently waiting for the first pitch of Game one of the World Series tonight at 8:07. Jon Lester is taking the hill for the Sox tonight and he will be matching up against Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright who has been lights out this postseason with a 1.57 ERA in...
BOSTON — Everybody sweats. Some just do it more than others.
Jon Lester was tremendous in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday, but the performance wasn’t without controversy, as a Cardinals minor leaguer questioned on Twitter whether the pitcher was using a foreign substance located inside of his glove. Lester said Thursday that the lime green substance was rosin, which Red...
In a chilly night at Fenway Park, the time had finally come. The fall classic was here! Game one of the World Series featured the Boston Red Sox with Jon Lester and the St. Louis Cardinals with Adam Wainwright. The game though, delivered some huge surprises.
In the bottom of the 1st, Boston would surprisingly get to Wainwright early. It all started with a Jacoby Ellsbury walk...
8 a.m. ET: And then there were two.
The Red Sox and Cardinals ended the regular season atop the American League and National League, respectively. Now, three and a half weeks later, Boston and St. Louis are the only two teams still standing. They’ll square off for baseball’s ultimate prize beginning on Wednesday.
The Red Sox and Cardinals will hook up in the World Series for...
The Red Sox routed the Cardinals 8-1 and may have set the tone for the rest of the World Series. Jon Lester pitched like an ace, Mike Napoli delivered the big hit, David Ortiz hit a bomb and the umpires held a conference that changed the game and got the call right.
Jon Lester may be facing some question about what may or may not have been in his glove...
Before Jon Lester and Adam Wainwright take the mound in Game 1 of the World Series, Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski will do the honors.
The Hall of Famer will throw out the first pitch on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Yaz’s 23 seasons in baseball were all spent with the Red Sox, and he is Boston’s all-time leader in games played (3,308), runs (1,816), hits (3,419) and RBIs...
When asked about the "validity" of any Jon Lester rumors, Red Sox star Dustin Pedroia said he didn't know what the word meant. Arizona State education, bro.