JON LESTER RUMORS & GOSSIP
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When Jon Lester took the mound last night, he was trying to become
the first Red Sox lefty starter since 1973 to go at least 7-0 to begin a
But he also was facing his personal kryptonite.
Red Sox lefty Jon Lester stumbled for the first time this season on Monday night against the White Sox, suffering his first lost since September 26, 2012. Lester allowed six Chicago runs (five earned) on seven hits and three walks over six innings in the Red Sox’ 6-4 loss.
The Sox had to try and claw their way out of a 3-0 hole after the first inning, and Lester chalks his struggles...
Sean Riley, contributing writer
2012 is a year that most fans and Red Sox players wish they could permanently erase from their memories for so many reasons. The mindset of everyone in Boston was that this 2013 season would be a fresh start with a clean slate to start the year and hoping that there would be no overlap between last season and this one.
Jon Lester is no exception...
3 p.m. ET: A little road swing through Tampa, Minnesota and Chicago appears to be just what the doctor ordered for the stumbling Red Sox, who have bagged five wins in a row so far.
Tonight, the Red Sox (27-17) open a three-game series on the South Side of Chicago, where they’ll visit the White Sox (19-23). Boston is looking to keep the wins rolling and also put some runs behind...
Jon Lester is 4-0 after Red Sox losses this season
Clay Buchholz has been the early story for the Red Sox rotation so far this year with his dominating start but the #1 man in the rotation, Jon Lester, has settled into an important role as the Sox’ resident “stopper”. The Sox have been plagued with inconsistency in the back end of their rotation with the injuries and otherwise...
While Jon Lester scattered eight hits over seven innings of work, Stephen Drew's grand slam capped off an eight run 3rd inning in a 9-2 win for the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night at Tropicana Field.
The Red Sox really needed that one.
After losing nine of 11 games and falling all the way to third place in the American League East, Boston’s offense finally came through Wednesday night, pouring in nine runs in a 9-2 rout of Tampa Bay.
Jon Lester was strong again on the mound, allowing two runs on eight hits over seven innings to run his record to 6-0, and he credited the Red...
Two aces faced off tonight in Jon Lester and David Price. However, it was everything but the anticipated rubber match. Much to the relief of the Red Sox offense, the 2012 Cy Young Award winner struggled mightily tonight.
The third inning was the exact jolt this Red Sox offense lusted. Stephen Drew led things off with a walk, followed by a Jacoby Ellsbury single to center. Then,...
The Red Sox had a special guest on Saturday afternoon.
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer was down on the field while the Red Sox were taking batting practice. Meyer spent some time talking to Boston’s ace, Jon Lester.
Meyer’s Buckeyes went undefeated in 2012, but were not eligible for a bowl game or the National Championship because of transgressions made by the program before...
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Jon Lester has struggled recently, including giving up six runs
in a 9-7 loss to the Blue Jays in his most recent start.
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
Jon Lester’s best start of his young 2013 campaign came in Toronto’s Rogers Centre. It is also the place of his worst.
Just over three weeks ago, Lester threw...