Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:17:24 -0800
Boston Red Sox SPs Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, Jake Peavy, Felix Doubront and John Lackey are all generating trade interest, and teams are particularly interested in Lackey, who is owed $15.75 million over the next two seasons.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:34:42 -0700
The Boston Red Sox, as expected, exercised SP Jon Lester's $13 million option for the 2014 season Friday, Nov. 1. They have yet to begin talks on a contract extension.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:41:45 -0700
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said SP Jake Peavy would start a potential Game 7 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals "as of now." Peavy has struggled in his last two starts, though, leaving SP Felix Doubront as a possibility to take the start if he doesn't pitch in Game 6 for multiple innings. SP Clay Buchholz (shoulder) could be available in Game 6, too, and SP Jon Lester figures to be available to pitch in Game 7 if needed.
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:01:37 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester allowed just one earned run, four hits and no walks with seven strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings in a win in Game 5 of the World Series Monday, Oct. 28, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Lester's only mistake was a solo home run to OF Matt Holliday in the fourth inning, ending a 16 1/3 innings scoreless streak dating back to 2007 for Lester.
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:25:00 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester allowed five hits and a walk with eight strikeouts over 7 2/3 scoreless innings in Game 1 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. He is just the third pitcher in Major League history to allow no runs in each of his first two career World Series starts, joining Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson and San Francisco Giants SP Madison Bumgarner.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:12:31 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 23.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:12:34 -0700
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said SP Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the American Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, Oct. 12, followed by SPs Clay Buchholz, John Lackey and Jake Peavy.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:49:06 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester is expected to start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 12, against either the Detroit Tigers or Oakland Athletics.
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:55:06 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester allowed two earned runs, three hits and three walks with seven strikeouts over 7 2/3 innings in a win in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, Oct. 4. It was the first time in seven career postseason starts that Lester lasted longer than seven innings. "The adrenaline was going," Lester said. "Our game plan early on was to set the tone, come right after the guys."
Fantasy Tip: Lester looked good in his first postseason start in more than four years. He will toe the slab again in Game 5, if necessary, Thursday, Oct. 10.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:03:27 -0700
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics Friday, Oct. 4, followed by SPs John Lackey, Clay Buchholz and Jake Peavy.