Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:01:09 -0800
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester and the team are still interested in a contract extension. Lester has publicly stated he does not like change, which makes the likelihood some sort of extension will get finished pretty likely.
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 19:18:36 -0800
Boston Red Sox SPs Jon Lester, John Lackey and Clay Buchholz will not pitch until their second turn in the spring training rotation because of the appearances they made during the playoffs. RPs Koji Uehara, Junichi Tazawa, Craig Breslow and Edward Mujica will also be used cautiously during spring training.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:21:29 -0800
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester said he's willing to give the team a discount in order to stay in Boston on a long-term extension. Lester is eligible for free agency after the 2014 season. "These guys are my No. 1 priority," Lester said. "I want to be here 'til they rip this jersey off my back."
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:58:32 -0800
Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester said he'd prefer to discuss a contract extension before Opening Day, but he's willing to negotiate.
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.