Jon Lester Must Find Way to Finish Counts, Innings to Return to Winning Ways (Video)


Getting ahead of batters has not been a problem for Jon Lester this season, but finishing them off has.

After starting the season 6-0, the Red Sox starter dropped four of his next five decisions and has now gone nearly a month and a half without a win. Manager John Farrell addressed Lester’s recent struggles before Thursday’s game against Toronto, mentioning the lefty’s recent trend of letting hitters off the hook and allowing teams to come alive with two outs.

For more on Lester and his Blue Jays counterpart, Chien-Ming Wang, check out the video above.

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