Jon Lester News Archive
Lester struck out eight and picked up his 10th win of the season Sunday, pitching brilliantly through eight shutout innings and allowing just four hits and two walks to the Royals.
Lester's first start after the All-Star break will be Sunday against the Royals, the Providence Journal reports.
Lester struck out a dozen batters without a walk over seven dominant innings Thursday against the White Sox, allowing just one run on seven hits, but received no decision.
Lester went eight innings and didn't give up an earned run in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles. He was charged with two unearned runs on five hits and zero walks with seven strikeouts.
Lester will start the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles, MLB.com reports.
Lester will not start Friday against the Orioles, after the game was postponed due to storms in the area, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Lester was great against the rival Yankees on Saturday, scattering five hits and giving up just one earned run in eight innings. He also walked two and fanned six in what was his ninth win of the season.
Lester struck out four and gave up two earned runs in 7.2 innings in a no-decision against the A's on Sunday.