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  1. Top 10 big-game pitchers in MLB

    Jim Bowden

    On Wednesday night, baseball fans will be treated to one of the best pitching matchups of the season, as Felix Hernandez toes the rubber in Texas against Yu Darvish. These are two of the best pitchers in the game in the midst of their respective p...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Calculating the value of Jon Lester's next contract - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski calculates what Jon Lester is actually worth -- a lot more than $70 million -- and figures out where he will be a fit as a free agent.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  3. Jon Lester says stalled talks with Boston Red Sox no sign he'll t...

    Gordon Edes

    Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester questioned a report that his stalled contract negotiations meant that it is "looking more and more" like this is his last season with the team.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  4. Soriano, Suzuki, Betances shine in loss

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees are off to a slow start in the home run department, but they did hit one Friday night. Alfonso Soriano smacked his second of the season, leading off the bottom of the second inning against Jon Lester. It gave the Yankees a ...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Yankees 2

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- Takeaways from the Bronx, where Jonny Gomes doesn't take kindly to having his name misspelled, Grady Sizemore reintroduced himself to former teammate CC Sabathia in a big way, Jon Lester rediscovered what it's like to pitch with a lead, a...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  6. Jon Lester backed by Grady Sizemore's 3-run shot as Red Sox win

    Sizemore, Gomes HRs lead Red Sox over Yankees 4-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  7. Bogaerts the answer to leadoff quandary?

    Gordon Edes

    NEW YORK -- A few quick hits from the Bronx, where the Red Sox send ace Jon Lester to the mound against CC Sabathia in the second game of the series, presumably with clean hearts and hands: * A leading man for leadoff man: It has been suggested he...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  8. First Pitch: Be like Mike? No, Derek

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter is so beloved that even pitchers that he owns still want to be like him. Jeter has the highest batting average against Red Sox ace Jon Lester of any hitter that has faced Lester 50 or more times. Still, despite the fact...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  9. Red Sox had reasons to say nothing

    Buster Olney

    The Red Sox have been there and done that with the accusations of pitchers using foreign substances, from Clay Buchholz's shiny forearm and game-day wet look to the green stuff seemingly wedged into the leather of Jon Lester's glove last October. The...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  10. Red Sox-Yankees Preview

    Red Sox-Yankees Preview

    Preview | April 10, 2014
  11. Cherington talks outfield, Lester, Lackey

    ESPNBoston.com

    Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was interviewed on Boston sports radio station WEEI on Thursday. Among the comments of note ... The outfield situation. With Shane Victorino on the disabled list and Jackie Bradley Jr. and Grady Sizemore both...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  12. Lester can't do it by himself

    Tony Lee

    BOSTON -- Jon Lester gave the Boston Red Sox exactly what they needed Sunday. For the second time in as many starts, his teammates did not return the favor. About 14 hours after they were forced to burn through six relievers in an 11-inning marath...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  13. Brewers-Red Sox Preview

    Brewers-Red Sox Preview

    Preview | April 05, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Orioles 2, Red Sox 1

    Gordon Edes

    BALTIMORE -- Even with a Roy Hobbs-like moment from Grady Sizemore, who homered for the first time in almost three years, the Red Sox are not going to go wire-to-wire in defense of their 2013 World Series title. The result: The Baltimore Orioles b...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  15. Nelson Cruz homers in debut as O's top champion Red Sox

    Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles debut by hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and Baltimore beat Jon Lester and the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox 2-1 Monday before an appreciative sellout crowd on Opening Day.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  16. Lester trusts it's not beginning of end

    Gordon Edes

    BALTIMORE -- This is what happens when you've turned your career around as Jon Lester has. All those painful months of recriminations, disappointment and failure become necessary parts of a larger narrative. "I wouldn't change any of it now," ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014