Tag Archives: Jon Lester

  • Jon Lester Got a Hit! (Video)

    Jon Lester Got a Hit! (Video)

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester had gone without a hit in the first 66 regular season at-bats of his Major League career—which easily broke former Padres pitcher Joey Hamilton’s previous record of 57 at-bats without a hit. And now it appears as though the new mark for batting futility to begin a career will remain […]

  • Jon Lester Throws Ball, Glove to First For an Out (Video)

    Jon Lester Throws Ball, Glove to First For an Out (Video)

    Jon Lester earned his second loss in three starts since joining the Chicago Cubs in the offseason on Sunday, but there were some signs of improvement from the $155-million lefty. For one, he allowed just six hits and three runs over 5.1 innings of work, which isn’t great, but it is better than what we’ve seen […]

  • Jon Lester Twitter Game Much Better than Jon Lester Pickoff Move (Tweets)

    Jon Lester Twitter Game Much Better than Jon Lester Pickoff Move (Tweets)

    The internet can be a real jerk sometimes, and professional athletes probably know this better than most. Any time they screw up, they hear about it from about a million Twitter trolls. Which probably sucks. Fortunately for Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, he knows how to handle himself on social media. After his embarrassing inability to […]

  • Rare Jon Lester Pickoff Attempt Goes Very, Very Poorly (Video)

    Rare Jon Lester Pickoff Attempt Goes Very, Very Poorly (Video)

    During the baseball offseason, the Chicago Cubs made a bunch of big moves that got experts talking about the new Cubs and fans wondering if maybe, just maybe, the everlasting rebuild was over. Well guess what? It turns out that Jon Lester, the Cubs $156 million free agent acquisition, cannot throw the ball to first […]

  • The 9 Most Bitter Free Agent or Trade Departures in Sports

    The 9 Most Bitter Free Agent or Trade Departures in Sports

    Jon Lester’s departure from the Red Sox to the Cubs this week doesn’t rank among the most bitter free agent or trade departures in sports, not by a long shot. But you wouldn’t know that by perusing the social media response to his decision not to return to Boston. There are lots of factors that can mitigate […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/28/2013 — Jon Lester

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/28/2013 — Jon Lester

    Should the Boston Red Sox win the World Series, David Ortiz would have to be the obvious choice for World Series MVP.  As for Game 5′s winning pitcher, Jon Lester, you’d have to figure he would be a close second following last night’s performance. Lester was on the mound when the Sox earned their first […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/23/2013 — Jon Lester

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/23/2013 — Jon Lester

    The 2013 World Series kicked off last night in Boston, as the Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals for Game One of the Fall Classic.  This contest featured two of baseball’s best starting pitchers in Adam Wainwright and Jon Lester, but only one would look like one of the game’s best. That one was […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night – 5/14/12 – Jon Lester

    Stat Line Of The Night – 5/14/12 – Jon Lester

    The Boston Red Sox got off to a very slow start on the season, and they sit in last place in the American League East, 2.5 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays.  Only recently has Boston been able to play well consistently, and they went into Monday night’s contest against the Seattle Mariners on a […]

  • As The Year Went On, Red Sox Pitchers Grew Fatter (Gallery)

    As The Year Went On, Red Sox Pitchers Grew Fatter (Gallery)

    The rumors continue to surface following the Boston Red Sox late season collapse, with the latest story claiming that the starting rotation could be found in the clubhouse drinking beer, eating fried chicken and playing video games during games when they weren’t starting. While there is no photographic evidence of Josh Beckett, Jon Lester or […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 6/27/10 — Jon Lester

    The Stat Line of the Night — 6/27/10 — Jon Lester

    Jon Lester of the Boston Red Sox did a little bit of everything last night to help his team defeat former Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants.  The victory gave the Red Sox the series advantage, but it wasn’t easy.  After only 3 days in San Francisco, the Sox lost […]