Jon Lester was sharp again on Wednesday, but unfortunately for the Red Sox, the run support wasn't there. The same can be said for Lester's start on Opening Day, during which he gave up just one run in seven innings but was outdueled by Justin Verlander.
Aside from Lester, the rest of Boston's starters struggled a bit in the first trip through the rotation — excluding maybe Felix Doubront. If you take away Lester's seven-inning, Opening Day performance, the rest of the team's starters went 0-2 with a 10.12 ERA in 18 2/3 innings through Boston's first five games.
Check out the video above to hear more about the Red Sox' pitching woes, which are still tough to diagnose given how early it is in the season.