Lesterrible Again

Lesterrible Again

John Lester toed the rubber for the Red Sox. Lester had struggled recently coming into this start, giving up 13 runs in his previous 17 and 1/3 innings. This start was no different for Lester as he surrendered four runs in five innings. Lester also failed once again to keep his pitch count down, throwing 105 pitches in those five innings.

(AP Photo)

An Ugly Loss From Start to Finish
Mighty Royals 6, Slumping Wild Sox 4
But Boston Will Be Great, in 2008!

Is This All Too Much, Too Soon for the Struggling Jon Lester?
Sox Make Luke Hudson Look Like Tim Hudson Circa 2000
Is He Rundown? Youk Caught in No Man's Land
Ho-Hum, David Ortiz Hits No. 41 and Counting
No Elbow Room for This: Loretta's the Latest to Join Walking Wounded
Wily Mo Pain Ya: Homer Hit So Hard, I Thought Arroyo Was Pitching
Craig Hansen Checking In With a Walk, Hit, and Error
At Least It Was the Immortal Emil Brown Doing All The Damage
Why Is Rudy Seanez Allowed to Keep Blowing Games for the Red Sox?

"It is sad to see our offense doing very well to try to help the team win, but unfortunately we couldn't stop them from scoring. I feel pretty bad about it because I feel pretty much responsible calling the game behind the plate. Not to be able to stop them from scoring, it is kind of frustrating." -- 8.8.06, Red Sox catcher Javy Bad Day Lopez on the offense that left 18 men on base last night

The New Center Fielder Is No Johnny Damon

"Mr. Crisp, I served with Johnny Damon, I knew Johnny Damon, Johnny Damon was a friend of mine. Mr. Crisp, you are no Johnny Damon." -- Sincerely, Senator Lloyd Bentsen

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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Boston Herald:

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