Jon Lester News Archive
Lester took the loss on Friday, but pitched well, allowing only two earned runs over six innings while striking out five.
Lester pitched well in his fifth start with the A's on Saturday, allowing one run while scattering five hits over seven innings in a no-decision against the Angels.
Lester worked into the seventh inning Sunday night, surrendering four runs (three earned) on six hits and a walk while striking out five in a 4-3 loss to the Braves.
Lester fanned eight and walked two while allowing just three hits in a complete game shutout against the Twins on Thursday night.
Lester had a solid debut for the A's, earning a win while allowing three earned runs over 6.2 innings.
Lester will start Saturday against the Royals.
Lester has been traded to Oakland along with Jonny Gomes in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Speier of WEEI.com reports.