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Boston ties with Philadelphia

Boston ties with Philadelphia

Tony Gwynn hit a solo homer and Clete Thomas added an RBI single in the eighth inning as the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox played to a 2-2 tie on Friday.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Boston 1

Cliff Lee tossed five scoreless innings as the Philadelphia Phillies posted a 4-1 Grapefruit League win over the Boston Red Sox.
Red Sox's Jake Peavy buys duck boat

Red Sox's Jake Peavy buys duck boat

BOSTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy announced on Twitter he bought the duck tour boat he rode in during the team's World Series Championship parade.
MLB: Boston 3, St. Louis 1

MLB: Boston 3, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jon Lester fired 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball Monday and the Boston Red Sox moved to within one win of a World Series victory with a 3-1 defeat of St. Louis.
MLB: Boston 8, St. Louis 1

MLB: Boston 8, St. Louis 1

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli made St. Louis pay for an outbreak of poor fielding Wednesday, igniting Boston to an 8-1 win over the Cardinals that opened the 109th World Series.
Farrell keeps 11 pitchers for Boston's World Series roster

Farrell keeps 11 pitchers for Boston's World Series roster

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell will keep the same 25-man roster, including 11 pitchers, for the World Series that helped the team win the ALCS.
MLB: Boston 4, Detroit 3

MLB: Boston 4, Detroit 3

DETROIT, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Koji Uehara retired all five men he faced Thursday to preserve a 4-3 win for Boston over Detroit that moved the Red Sox to the brink of the World Series.
MLB: Detroit 7, Boston 3

MLB: Detroit 7, Boston 3

DETROIT, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Torii Hunter's two-run double highlighted a five-run second Wednesday that sent Detroit to a 7-3 win over Boston and deadlocked the ALCS at two games apiece.

MLB: Detroit 1, Boston 0

BOSTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Anibal Sanchez struck out 12 over six hitless innings Saturday and the Detroit Tigers opened the American League Championship Series with a 1-0 win over Boston.

MLB: Boston 12, Tampa Bay 2

BOSTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Boston's Jon Lester allowed three hits and every Red Sox batter had at least one hit Friday in a 12-2 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of an ALDS.

MLB: Boston 6, Toronto 3

BOSTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A strong seven-inning effort by Jon Lester carried Boston to a 6-3 win over Toronto Friday that made the Red Sox champions of the American League East.

MLB: Boston 5, New York Yankees 1

BOSTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Jon Lester dominated New York on one run over eight efficient innings Saturday, boosting the Boston Red Sox over the Yankees 5-1.

MLB: Boston 2, Detroit 1

BOSTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Boston's Jon Lester outdueled Detroit ace Max Scherzer Tuesday, tossing seven innings of one-run ball for the Red Sox in their 2-1 decision over the Tigers.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Boston 2

BOSTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Chris Tillman struck out eight over seven innings Thursday and Baltimore relied on its bull pen to hold off Boston 3-2.

MLB: Boston 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Jon Lester fired 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball and Jonny Gomes homered Saturday, handing the Boston Red Sox a 4-2 interleague win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Jonathan Tyler Lester (born January 7, 1984, in Tacoma, Washington) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Less than two years after being diagnosed with lymphoma, Lester started and won the final game of the 2007 World Series, and in May 2008, pitched a no-hitter against the Kansas City Royals.

Lester attended Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma, Washington, where he was a three-time MVP and three-time All-Area selection. In addition, he was named Gatorade State Player of the Year for Washington in 2000.

The Red Sox drafted Lester in the second round (No. 57 overall) of the 2002 draft and gave him the highest signing bonus of any second-rounder that year, $1 million.

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