Posted October 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
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 in the NL park, meaning Ortiz will have to play the field for just the seventh time this season. The Red Sox worked out Monday, two days after eliminating the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the AL championship series. Game 1 of the World Series is Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

Did Jon Lester have substance in his glove?

Earlier in the season, Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz was accused of using a mixture of sunscreen and rosin to get a better grip on the ball.'s his teammate Jon Lester who might be under the microscope. Wednesday night, during Game One of the World Series, the Boston ace was seen going to his glove during the seventh inning and, to some, it appeared as if he...

Jon Lester’s Impressive Performance in Game 1 of World Series Adds to Pitcher’s Growing Red Sox Legacy

BOSTON — It was a win six years in the making. A lot has happened in Jon Lester‘s career since Game 4 of the 2007 World Series, but the results stayed the same Wednesday. Lester, who earned the victory in Boston’s title-clinching game in Colorado in 2007, pitched the Red Sox to a 1-0 series lead in the 2013 World Series by completely controlling the Cardinals for 7 2/3 shutout...

Red Sox and Lester Take Game 1.

The Red Sox Jon Lester shut down the Cardinals lineup as the Red Sox went on to take game 1 of the World Series 8-1. The Cardinals struggled at the plate and looked sloppy on the field as a pop-up dropped between Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina. The Cardinals committed 3 errors in the game […]

Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals World Series Game One Preview

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...

World Series Recap: Lester dominates, Wainwright left staring as Sox take Game 1

Stan Grossfeld/Globe From worst to first, the Red Sox journey to put their finishing touches an incredible turnaround began tonight, as Jon Lester faced off versus Cardinals' ace Adam Wainwright in Game 1 of the 109th World Series. Lester was pretty darn good tonight. Most of the time he was electric and located on both sides of the plate, but he did get into some jams as the...

Red Sox Name Jon Lester World Series Game 1 Starter, Will Oppose St. Louis’ Adam Wainwright

The last time the Red Sox played in a World Series game, Jon Lester was the starter. When the Sox take the field for their latest World Series appearance on Wednesday, Lester will once again get the start. It was all but assumed, but the Red Sox made it official Monday when manager John Farrell named the left-handed hurler the Game 1 starter. It will be Lester’s fourth start of...

Jon Lester pitches a gem in Game 1 of the 2013 World Series

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...

World Series Game 1 T-shirt Giveaway Contest: Win a free FEAR THE BEARDS shirt

Here's World Series Game 1 T-shirt Giveaway Contest: Winner wins a free FEAR THE BEARDS t-shirt. Rules: 1) Have "Liked" or "Like" our Facebook fan page 2) Comment HERE with how many earned runs Jon Lester will give up in Game 1 & how many pitches he'll throw. (Example guess: 0 runs & 100 pitches) 3) Be the first person...

Four Real? Beards beat Birds in WS Game One 10-23-13

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 Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer 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...

John Farrell Named Sporting News’ 2013 American League Manager of the Year

John Farrell‘s eyes are on the prize. But when he finally has an opportunity to reflect on the Red Sox’ remarkable 2013 season he’ll have at least one individual accolade to hang his hat on. Farrell was named the Sporting News’ 2013 American League Manager of the Year while Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle was named the National League Manager of the Year. Farrell and Hurdle...

John Farrell Surprised by Jim Leyland’s Resignation, Had Reached Out to Him After ALCS to ‘Express Respect’

The hard-fought American League Championship Series was full of respect between the two talented squads, and that reverence was extended even after the Red Sox defeated the Tigers in Game 6 at Fenway Park. Two days after Boston clinched the AL pennant, effectively ending Detroit’s season, Jim Leyland announced that he would be stepping down. The news came as a bit of a shock to...

Farrell: Peavy likely Game 3 starter

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said he will probably start Jake Peavy in Game 3 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, followed by Clay Buchholz in Game 4. Farrell said after Boston's 8-1 victory in Game 1 on Wednesday night that he will likely give Buchholz another day of rest. ''We'll probably look to give him every extra day we can,''...

Red Sox’ Incredible Turnaround Chronicled in ‘Path to the World Series’ Montage (Video)

One year ago, the Red Sox were sitting at home, nursing the wounds of a brutally disappointing 69-93 season. Now, they’re just four wins away from a World Series championship. It has been a wild ride already for the Red Sox, from the introduction of John Farrell last October to the final out of the American League Championship Series last Saturday. With first pitch of Game 1 of...

Red Sox undecided on Series Games 3, 4 pitchers

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell says he hasn't decided on his exact pitching rotation beyond Game 2 of the World Series. Farrell said before the opener against the Cardinals on Wednesday night that Clay Buchholz and Jake Peavy will pitch Games 3 and 4 after the Series moves to St. Louis. But he's not sure what order they'll go in. Jon Lester was scheduled to face...

2013 BBA awards ballot - American League

The following are Squawker Lisa's AL picks:  Connie Mack Award - Top Manager: John Farrell, Boston Red SoxWillie Mays Award - Top Rookie: Wil Myers, Tampa Bay RaysGoose Gossage Award - Top Reliever: Mariano Rivera, New York YankeesWalter Johnson Award - Top Pitcher: Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers Stan Musial Award - Top Player: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
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