Jon Lester News Archive
The Red Sox are willing to listen to offers for Lester, the Boston Globe reports. A major league source said the Red Sox have been informed what kind of contract Lester is seeking and that has led the team to put him on the market.
Lester turned in a solid performance, allowing two runs on six hits, walking one and striking out seven over six innings, but came away with a no-decision when the bullpen couldn't hold the lead in a 6-4 loss to Tampa Bay on Friday night.
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.