If $25 million average annual value is what it would take to sign Jon Lester to a long term deal, should the Red Sox extend themselves for that?
Dan Roche checks in from Fort Myers.
WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche checked in with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich from Fort Myers on Wednesday morning, where there’s plenty of chatter about David Ortiz and recent comments on his contract (again).
Jon Lester pitched more innings last year than ever before, and the Red Sox never envisioned using John Lackey as much coming off of Tommy John surgery. For those reasons, Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe thinks the team might use six starters to begin the season.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Friday, January 24.
Abraham believes Lester will sign for below market value with the Red Sox, but he’d still like to set his family up for life with a big deal.
Jon Lester says he’s willing to take a hometown discount on his next contract to stay with the Boston Red Sox.
Role Play Thursday: If you are Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester, what is your reaction to the Clayton Kershaw contract? If you are Patriots backup QB Ryan Mallett, were you nervous when Tom Brady got sick?
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Wednesday, December 11.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Wednesday, December 4.