Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/16/13
Ryan MacLeod Contributing Writer It seems like just yesterday that the Boston Red Sox opened their season against the New York Yankees in the Bronx. But now the team has played 40 games and are going to pass the 1/4 season mark with their game tonight against the Tampa Bay Rays. I have taken the information from the 3 stars of the game that I have written all season and currently the MVP race is between 5 members of the Red Sox. They are, in no particular order; Jon Lester, Daniel Nava, Clay Buchholz, Mike Napoli, and David Ortiz. Let us now look at their year to date stats that they currently have. Jon Lester: Lester is off to a great start on the year so far, he is currently 6-0 in 9 starts and is one of 2 undefeated starting pitchers on the starting rotation. He has pitched 59.2 innings so far, including a complete game one hitter earlier this year. Lester has been very efficiant this year, striking out 50 batters while he has only walked 15 and has a 1.01 WHIP (walks and hits pe...
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