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The Sugar Land Skeeters have invited the 34-year-old former Piston to spring training, giving him a chance to earn a spot on the independent Atlantic League team.
Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2.
It's a few weeks later than he's used to, but Red Sox lefty Jon Lester got his first spring start out of the way on Monday.
Here are the lineups: RED SOX Sizemore CF Pedroia 2B Ortiz DH Napoli 1B Nava LF Victorino RF Bogaerts SS Pierzynski C Middlebrooks 3B Pitching: LHP Jon Lester followed by LHP Chris Capuano, RHP Anthony Ranaudo and LHP Jose Mijares.
We're just three short weeks away from opening day, and today we get a glimpse of what the Red Sox lineup could look like come March 31 in Baltimore.
Manager John Farrell said that the current rotation order is how he expects the starters to line up for the start of the regular season, which means Jon Lester will start Opening Day, followed by, in order, John Lackey, Felix Doubront, Jake Peavy and Clay Buchholz .
If this was last spring, with Lester coming off a career-worst 4.82 ERA that represented the low point of a gradual three-year regression, the Red Sox wouldn't give a passing thought to signing the left-hander to a contract extension.
The Boston Red Sox reported to spring training this year with one mission in mind: to defend their World Series title.
We are less than a month away from the start of the Major League Baseball season, but the Red Sox are not the only game in town... New England features some of the best professional and semi-professional baseball in the world--from the big leagues to the Cape Cod Baseball League.
The lefthanded reliever from Milton, Mass., arrived at Red Sox camp Thursday, 10 days after the death of his infant son, Brooks .
It's one thing for touted Red Sox prospect Allen Webster to get schooled by a pitching coach.
Red Sox hero Jon Lester was among the first to congratulate Zein Youssef after doctors told him he is cancer-free.
It was the kind of summer day in Arlington, Texas, when time moves reluctantly toward 5 p.m. A couple of employees at Texas Appliance off Interstate 20 decided to turn the warehouse aisle into a break room.