Jon Lester Continues to Pick Up Red Sox When They Need Him Most

Jon Lester Continues to Pick Up Red Sox When They Need Him Most Things weren't looking very good for the Red Sox heading into Saturday night's game.

The Red Sox had just dropped their second-straight walkoff win on Friday night, an extra-inning loss at that, leaving the team's best relievers — Jonathan Papelbon and Daniel Bard — unavaibale for Saturday's contest.

Enter Jon Lester.

The big left-hander picked up the Red Sox yet again, going eight scoreless innings against the Rangers deep in the heart of Texas on a night where the game-time temperature was an unbelievably scorching 102 degrees. 

It was Lester's second dominant start in a row following up an effort Monday in the Bronx in which he threw seven shutout innings against the Yankees to help the Red Sox gain a split of that series.

Check out the video below for what Lester had to say about his gutsy eight-inning effort on W.B. Mason's Red Sox Extra Innings.

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