Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer and Jonny Gomes added a solo shot to give the visiting Boston Red Sox a 4-2 victory against the New York Yankees.
The Boston Red Sox exercised the 2014 contract option on Major League Baseball pitcher Jon Lester, winner of two World Series starts, General Manager Ben Cherington said.
The Boston Red Sox can clinch their first World Series title at home in 95 years following a 3-1 Game 5 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals and ace pitcher Adam Wainwright.
Jon Lester allowed one run on three hits over eight innings to give the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox a 5-1 victory over the New York Yankees in a Major League Baseball game.
Mike Napoli hit a three-run double and Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings as the Boston Red Sox won the opening game of Major League Baseball’s World Series 8-1 against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Jon Lester got his second straight win as the Boston Red Sox defeated the American League-leading New York Yankees 4-1 and even their three-game weekend series.
Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester will be the team’s opening day starting pitcher against the Detroit Tigers on April 5, the second year in a row he had the honor.
The Boston Red Sox have won the World Series three times since 2004. This seems a good time to ask: How many times will they win it all this century?
Boston’s Jon Lester pitched six- plus innings of shutout baseball as the Red Sox topped the New York Yankees 2-1 to split a four-game series.
Red Sox manager John Farrell was given the task of changing a culture in Boston, which a year ago had its worst season in 47 years.
"There was a lot of hoopla after my last start."
- Jon Lester on Oct 28, 2013