Jon Lester

Boston Red Sox #31 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 01/07/84
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 240
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
2014 Red Sox 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 21.0 19 8 6 2 4 20 2.57 1.10

Daily Red Sox Links: Victorino, Uehara, Lester

Today's links look at Edward Mujica taking over closing duties, Xander Bogaerts' boyhood idol, and the Jon Lester contract negotiations.

Lester turns down $70M extension

The Red Sox offered the left-hander a deal worth upwards of $70 million.

Owens, Lackey, and the Red Sox future rotation

How Henry Owens emergence and John Lackey's contract could allow the Red Sox to let Jon Lester walk.

Brewers sweep Red Sox with 4-0 win

Brewers sweep Red Sox for the first time since October 1993.

Ryan Braun back in lineup, Aramis Ramirez at DH

Ryan Braun is back in the lineup and Aramis Ramirez is at DH as the Brewers try for the series sweep.

Daily Red Sox Links: Lester, Sizemore, Minors

Today's links cover possible Jon Lester successors, the full-season affiliates rosters, and Jonny Gomes' fashion statement.

Did Lester change his release point?

Anecdotal evidence seemed to suggest that Jon Lester changed his release point in 2013, but does the data back up that claim? What else might be at play in Lester's second half resurgence from last year?

Daily Red Sox Links: Middlebrooks, Lester, Xander

Today's links look at the center field situation, a ranking of the active roster, and a former prospect's baseball career coming to a close.

Red Sox, Lester table extension talks

The left-hander may be willing to discuss an extension with the team during the season.

Daily Red Sox Links: Ross, Bradley, Lester

Today's links look at Boston's fatigued pitching staff, Shane Victorino's status, and possible contract terms for Jon Lester.

98th OTM Podcast: Ortiz, Lester, Soccer Kittens

Brendan, Marc, and Matt discuss the David Ortiz extension, what it means, why it happened, whether or not it was good (spoiler: it is good), and then talk about Jon Lester's contract situation and what should and will happen there.

Breaking down David Ortiz's extension

Ortiz not only has to earn his options, but he has to reach incentives to achieve their full value.

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