// Jon Lester

Solid Pitching Gives Red Sox Win in New York

Boston hasn’t been the best this year, but they finally managed to get another win against their arch rivals Saturday, winning 4-1 in New York. In another rare instance this season, the Sox actually drew first blood, spotting starter Jon Lester a lead before he even took the mound. Carl Crawford started the offense with […]

Jon Lester, Red Sox Offense Dominate Indians in 14-1 Win

The Red Sox defeated the Indians 14-1 on Sunday afternoon, to split the weekend series in Cleveland. Jon Lester had a terrific outing, striking out 12 batters in six innings of work, while the offense exploded for 14 runs. The Indians scored their only run in the bottom of the first inning when Carlos Santana […]

Buchholz Dominates in Complete Game Win, Middlebrooks Injured

The Red Sox took game two of the series against Cleveland on Friday night. Behind an outstanding pitching performance from Clay Buchholz, the Sox were able to edge the Indians 3-2. The game had a “here we go again” feel to it when Asdrubal Cabrera blasted his 13th home run of the season off of […]

Could John Lackey be the Infamous “Snitch”?

Since the historic collapse last September, there have been rumors going around that there is a rat in the Boston clubhouse. Kevin Youkilis was accused of being said rat, but after being shipped off to the White Sox, the rat still seems to be at large in the Red Sox organization. That begs the question […]

Putting a Nail in the Red Sox Coffin

It’s over. The time has come to move on from everything the 2012 Boston Red Sox were supposed to be and the unfortunate reality we’ve witnessed over the last few months. After losing two of three against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, the Sox are 55-57, 10.0 games back of the first place New York […]

Lester, Red Sox Lose Temper, Lose Game to Rangers

The Boston Red Sox lost 6-3 to the Texas Rangers in a pitchers duel early on between Jon Lester and new Ranger Ryan Dempster. The loss snapped the team’s small two-game winning streak and drops them below .500 once again. Red Sox starter Jon Lester (5-10) took the loss after dominating the Rangers bats through […]

Red Sox Fall Back to .500 in Loss to Twins

The Minnesota Twins have the worst team ERA in the American League, but there was little sign of that on Thursday night as the team combined to two-hit the Red Sox, as Boston fell 5-0 to a team 15 games under .500. Jon Lester received the loss but pitched well, and both Sox hits came off […]

Red Sox Trade Deadline 2012: Blow It Up!

July 31st has been an important day several times in the history of the John Henry era Red Sox. Nomar Garciaparra was traded in 2004, leading of course to the magical World Series run. The following year, Jonathan Papelbon made his debut while Manny Ramirez failed to start, although he pinch hit after the deadline […]

Ciriaco Triple Helps Red Sox Hold Off Yankees for 8-6 Victory

The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 8-6 in Game 2 of the weekend series in New York. Jon Lester was the starting pitcher and recorded a no decision. Lester had a much better outing this game than his recent starts, going six innings strong, allowing four earned runs on four hits with two walks and […]

Jon Lester Continues to Be Less Than Himself on the Mound

In the last two seasons, the Red Sox have handed the ball to Jon Lester on opening day, indicating that he is the ace of the staff. In 2010 he pitched close to the ace status with 19 wins and an era of 3.25, but even that doesn’t really scream ace.  Now sitting at 5-8 for the […]

Lester’s Struggles Continue, Blue Jays Pound Red Sox to Complete Sweep

The Blue Jays completed the sweep of the Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sunday, winning by a score of 15-7. Jon Lester has been the focus of the media for his poor outings recently, and Sunday he hoped to get back on track. That was not the case as he gave up a whopping […]

Braves Interested in Jon Lester

Should the Red Sox be sellers at the deadline? I think that decision still has yet to be made. But, if the Sox decide to sell off some of their parts, it appears they have a potential trading partner. The Braves have called the Red Sox about a possible deal for Jon Lester, according to […]

Red Sox in ‘Aggressive’ Pursuit of Ryan Dempster

With the July 31st trade deadline approaching in a few weeks, the rumors of the baseball trade market will rapidly heat up, and the Red Sox will need to define themselves as buyers or sellers towards competing in the 2012 season. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Sox are looking to add Chicago Cubs starter […]

Kevin Youkilis Was Theo Epstein’s First Super-Prospect

Former Red Sox Kevin Youkilis wrote a letter to Red Sox Nation Sunday. Youkilis thanked his coaches, his teammates, his family and his fans for what he called the “honor and a privilege to play every home game of my career in Boston before a sold out Fenway Park.” Classy move by a classy guy, […]

Lucchino’s Letter a Slap in the Face of the Red Sox Faithful

During the All-Star break, Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino sent a letter to season ticket holders, addressing the state of the nation at the unofficial midway point of the 2012 season. Given the team was attempting to avoid falling further out in the American League East standings after a disappointing series loss at Fenway […]