Found February 24, 2013 on NESN.com:
It’s only spring training. Those words are muttered countless times year in and year out as some players thrive in camp while others fizzle out. The reason? It’s actually quite true. Spring training means a variety of things for a variety of players. For minor leaguers invited to major league camp, it’s a chance to lay the groundwork for a big league call-up. For veterans, it’s a chance to get back into the swing of things. And for those battling injuries, it’s a chance to get healthy before tackling the grind of a 162-game slate. Lester lands mostly in the “veterans” category, but despite his impressive track record, this spring holds a little bit more importance in the wake of 2012′s disaster. Rather than simply “getting back into the swing of things,” the left-hander is working on reverting back to what made him a bona fide ace from 2008 to 2011. “The simplest way to describe it is my hand is on top of the ball rather than the wrist being underneath the ball and pushing the ball,” L
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