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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Sox to explore long-term deal with Lester

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox president Larry Lucchino indicated on Friday that the team will explore a long-term contract for pitcher Jon Lester. Lester is in the final season of his six-year, $42.75 million contract and he also wants to remain in...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  11. Jon Lester of Boston Red Sox on 2014, $13 million option -- 'It's...

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on left-hander Jon Lester for next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2013
  12. Boston Red Sox pick up Jon Lester's 2014 option

    Joe McDonald

    The Boston Red Sox have exercised their $13 million option on left-hander Jon Lester for next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  13. Lester clicks on all cylinders, A to Zein

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Pitching in Game 1 of the World Series should be enough motivation for any player to want to be at his best on baseball's biggest stage, but when Red Sox starter Jon Lester steps on the mound, there's a little extra inspiration for the vete...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  14. Lester recalls past World Series experience

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- There is one specific date in Jon Lester's career that stands out more than the others. It's not the day he started and won Game 4 of the 2007 World Series and it won't be Wednesday, when he starts Game 1 of the 2013 World Series for th...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  15. Lester will start Game 1 of World Series

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Monday that left-hander Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Farrell said the final roster and other lineup and ro...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  16. Jon Lester to start Game 1 of the World Series for the Boston Red...

    Joe McDonald

    Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Monday that left-hander Jon Lester will start Game 1 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday night at Fenway Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013