Jon Lester News Archive
Lester (3-1) didn't have his best stuff, but he worked around eight hits and two walks to shut out the Pirates over 5.2 innings Wednesday afternoon. He picked up the win in the 6-2 victory and also struck out five batters.
Lester was excellent again Friday afternoon as he allowed just one run on seven hits, walking two and striking out 10 over seven innings, but came away with a no-decision against the Braves.
Lester allowed just one run on five hits, walking one and striking out four over seven innings of an 8-1 win against Cincinnati on Friday night.
Lester was a tough-luck loser in Sunday's start versus the Rockies, tossing 7.1 innings of one-run ball with 10 strikeouts and two walks.
Lester took a no decision Monday against the Reds as he allowed three runs on five hits and two walks over six innings. He struck out five.