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It’s probably a safe bet that Jon Lester isn’t singing Sweet Home Chicago whenever the Red Sox southpaw gets set to toe the mound against the White Sox.
In nine career starts against the Chicago South Siders, Lester is 4-5 with a 5.43 ERA.
Last night at U.S. Cellular Field Lester didn’t stray far from the...
It seemed like every time that Boston Red Sox starter Jon Lester put people on with two outs, it would cost him. Well it did as the Chicago White Sox took advantage and held off the visiting nine in a 6-4 win at U.S. Cellular Field on the south side of Chicago on Monday night.
Well it was bound to happen, Jon Lester finally lost his first game of the season. Lester gave up 5 runs in the first two innings of the game and then recovered but the offense was never able to get going. The White Sox snapped the Red Sox 5 game winning streak and won the first game of the series of the battle of the Sox in Chicago. Here are the...
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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...
Adam Dunn's 3-run home run off Jon Lester in the bottom of the 1st inning helped end the Red Sox 5-game winning streak as the White Sox topped Boston 6-4 at Cellular Field.
For Lester (pictured) it was his first loss of the season. He went six innings and was charged with all 6 Chicago runs on 5 hits and 3 walks.
Boston was held to just...
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...
Not even a lengthy delay can slow down the Boston Red Sox' run.
No team has been able to stop Jon Lester's streak of winning decisions.
He'll try to become the first Red Sox left-handed starter in 40 seasons to open 7-0 - and help Boston win a sixth in a row - on Monday night against the host Chicago White Sox.
After sitting through a three-hour rain delay in the middle...
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...
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...