Jon Lester makes his return Monday when the Red Sox face the Kansas City Royals.
Lester (10-4, 3.31 ERA) has been on the disabled list since July 8 with a strained left lat. He'll face right-hander Kyle Davies (1-9, 7.32), who has lost eight straight starts for the last-place Royals.
Tune in to NESN at 5:30 p.m. for full coverage. It all starts on Red Sox Monster Monday with Tom Caron and Dennis Eckersley, a preview of Monday's game and a look at the upcoming week, with pregame coverage going all the way to first pitch at 7:10.
Stick around for Red Sox postgame coverage and all the day's sports news on NESN Daily at 11 p.m.