// Jon Lester

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 […]

Red Sox Stumble Into All-Star Break With 7-3 Loss to New York

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox Sunday night by a score of 7-3 to take three out of four games of the last series before the All-Star break. The loss drops the Red Sox back to the Mediocrity Line with a record of 43-43. In proper Red Sox-Yankees fashion, the first inning […]

Ciriaco Helps Red Sox Salvage Split Against Yankees in Doubleheader

The Red Sox and Yankees are adding another chapter to their historic rivalry with a four-game weekend series at Fenway Park, highlighted by Saturday’s doubleheader. Despite a 6-1 loss in the first game that saw Boston fall further back in the standings, the night game ended a 9-5 victory for the Red Sox, who are […]

Series Preview: Yankees-Red Sox Set to Square Off Before All-Star Break

The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox close out the first half of the 2012 season by playing one another for a four-game series in the cozy confines of Fenway Park. The teams face off on Friday night at 7:10pm before playing a double-header on Saturday and the ESPN Sunday Night Baseball game. To […]

Jon Lester Dominant, But A’s Walk Off Against Red Sox in the 9th

The Oakland Athletics defeated the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night 3-2 after Alfredo Aceves could not close out the bottom of the ninth. Last night, the A’s and Red Sox found themselves locked in a pitcher’s duel behind starters Bartolo Colon and Jon Lester. There was minimal offense to speak of throughout the first […]

Should Franklin Morales Remain in a Fully Healthy Red Sox Rotation?

On Thursday night the Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox open a four-game series out west as star pitcher Felix Hernandez goes for the M’s. Opposing him will be a pitcher who has effectively come out of nowhere to make starts for the injured Sox rotation, 26-year old Franklin Morales. Boston acquired Morales from Colorado […]