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  1. Pedroia: No words to express what Lester means to me

    Joe McDonald

    Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia took the news hard that former teammate and close friend Jon Lester was signing with the Chicago Cubs rather than returning to Boston. "There [aren't] words that I can tell you for you to understand how much J...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Justin Masterson, Wade Miley want to bounce back strong in Boston...

    Joe McDonald

    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington erased any doubts and made it perfectly clear that pitcher Justin Masterson will be in the starting rotation for the 2015 season.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  3. Pedro: 'I'm not happy that Lester is not here'

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Not only do Red Sox fans want Jon Lester to return and re-sign with Boston as a free agent, a couple of former prominent pitchers hope he does, too. Red Sox Hall of Fame inductees Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemens said Thursday they beli...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  4. Buchholz needs to figure things out

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Clay Buchholz will say he wasn't feeling the pressure of suddenly becoming the so-called ace of the Boston Red Sox pitching staff after fellow pitchers Jon Lester and John Lackey were traded last week. Buchholz, 29, is now the senio...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 8, Red Sox 7

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Since the Red Sox traded starting pitchers Jon Lester, John Lackey and Jake Peavy this week, Clay Buchholz has become the veteran member of Boston's rotation. In the past few days, Red Sox manager John Farrell has answered questions ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  6. Some Sox players say Lester will be back

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- A couple of Red Sox players said early Saturday afternoon that they are convinced former teammate Jon Lester will re-sign with Boston as a free agent during the offseason. Lester's former teammates were curious how he would fare in Oakl...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Red Sox 4

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- While former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester made a victorious debut with the Oakland A's, Red Sox newcomer Yoenis Cespedes wasn't so lucky. He played his first game since the two swapped teams at the trade deadline on Thursday, but the Sox lost...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  8. Pedroia: 'It's a pretty tough business'

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- When it appeared inevitable that the Red Sox would trade Jon Lester, teammate Dustin Pedroia said he hoped when he walked into the clubhouse on Friday, the club's left-handed ace would be sitting at his locker. He won't be. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  9. The rundown on right-hander Kelly

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- While the Red Sox's starting rotation has been depleted with the trades of Jon Lester to Oakland and John Lackey to St. Louis, Boston did acquire right-hander Joe Kelly from the Cardinals. Kelly, 26, started Game 3 of the 2013 World Ser...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  10. Gomes: Soft spot in heart for Boston

    Joe McDonald

    Traded earlier in the day along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics, outfielder Jonny Gomes said Thursday that he'll always have a "soft spot" in his heart for Boston and the Red Sox. "I'm in a situation right now where I'm getting packaged u...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  11. Things to know about Yoenis Cespedes

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- So, the Oakland Athletics receive help on the mound with Jon Lester and reintroduce Jonny Gomes to their clubhouse. The Red Sox acquire a power-hitting outfielder in Yoenis Cespedes, who will keep local windshield repair companies in busine...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  12. Pedroia, mates braced for losing Lester

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sat in the dugout at Fenway Park Tuesday afternoon and couldn't fathom what this team would be like without Jon Lester. After Boston's 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Pedroia seemed even more...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  13. Farrell: Lester still Wednesday's starter

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- For now, at least, Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester still is scheduled to make his start Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. The likelihood the Red Sox trade their left-handed ace before Thursday's deadline is b...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  14. David Oritz makes pitch for Boston Red Sox to extend Jon Lester

    Joe McDonald

    David Ortiz believes teammate Jon Lester and the Red Sox should agree on a contract extension to keep the left-handed pitcher in Boston for a long time.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 6, Royals 0

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Backed by a terrific pitching performance from Jon Lester, the Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 6-0 Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park, giving Boston seven wins in its last eight games. The Red Sox completed a three-game sweep o...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  16. Lester, Red Sox won't give up hope

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- A two-game winning streak, by virtue of a pair of walk-off wins, does not make the cellar dwellers of the AL East sudden contenders. At 41-51, 9.5 games back in the AL East, the Boston Red Sox still have a long way to go to get back ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014