Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/21/13
Christopher Evans/ Boston Herald BOSTON--  According to a report from Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced on Saturday that Ryan Dempster, not Jon Lester would be on the bump for tonight’s series finale against the New York Yankees. Lester will start on Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. There is apparently nothing wrong on the injury front with Lester as Farrell said that the pushed start came because after Lester’s return from the All-Star break, they decided he could use a couple more days of rest. This is a common occurrence for the Tacoma, Wash. native as he had eight days between starts at the break last season. In 2011, the scenario was different as he was on the DL over the break with a shoulder strain according to the report, causing him to go 20 days between starts. In the 2009 and 2010 seasons, he had eight days between starts and in 2008, the break for him was 12 days. Lester’s last start came in Oakland last Saturday, and h...
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