• Lester beats Rays to keep Red Sox in first

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 24, 2013
    "I think you can always benefit from extra days [of rest]," said Lester. The loss ended the Rays' six-game winning streak and was just their third in 21 games, a surge that began when they were in fourth place, trailing the Red Sox by seven games. The Red Sox moved 1½ games ahead of the Rays in the AL East and stayed atop the division for the 58th consecutive day. "You never want to diminish any start, but again, where we are in the standings, where they are, knowing we're still only in July, but still, t...
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Thanks to strong Lester, Red Sox increase East lead

      Coming off 10 days of rest, Jon Lester put together a strong performance, leading his team to a 6-2 victory over the surging Tampa Bay Rays.
      Source: MLB.com

Related Articles

Related Teams

Red Sox News and Rumors
Rays News and Rumors