Pinch-hitter David Murphy delivered a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied for a 9-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday after raising their American League championship flag.
Jon Lester thought about the standings and realized the hole the Boston Red Sox are in — 51/2 games behind the New York Yankees in the AL wild-card race with just eight games to play. […]
Jon Lester rebounded from the worst outing of his career to help Boston tighten the AL wild-card race.Lester allowed two hits over seven innings and Victor Martinez homered twice off All-Star David Price, pacing a […]
Jon Lester had gone through his normal pregame routine but his next start will have to wait. Prepared to pitch Wednesday night against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway, Lester instead will pitch Friday against […]
After scuffling with the Red Sox all season long, Lyle Overbay hopes that Toronto’s 16-run effort against Boston will be a turning point for the Blue Jays. Overbay hit two homers and drove in a […]
Jon Lester didn’t let the 102-degree Texas heat and an upset stomach spoil his start.Lester pitched eight scoreless innings and the Boston Red sox stopped the AL West-leading Rangers 3-1 on Saturday night.
The zero that remained on the scoreboard as Boston’s Jon Lester kept rolling through Seattle’s offense was certainly being noticed in the Mariners dugout.