Jon Lester, Red Sox Pitchers Focus on Lower-Body Mechanics in Spring Training (Video)

Bobby Valentine has many of his players focusing on fundamentals early on in spring training. One area in particular that the new Sox skipper is emphasizing is pickoffs.

The pitchers worked on their lower-body mechanics on Sunday in an effort to improve their pickoff moves for the 2012 season. One pitcher who's working especially hard is Jon Lester, who hopes to improve his delivery before Opening Day. Red Sox beat writer Didier Morais explains more in the video above.

Aetna Strikeouts for A Cause

For every strikeout by a Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in June, Aetna will donate $250 to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Through their continued efforts in the local community, Aetna is helping to build a healthier world -- one city and one strikeout at a time.

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