Jon Lester Looks to Build Off Last Outing, Step Up Become Ace of Pitching Staff in Second Half of Season (Video)

Jon Lester had a great outing against the Rays on Tuesday night, and when he takes the mound Sunday afternoon, the left-hander will look to build off that momentum.

Having struck out 12 in his last two starts, Lester has become the pitcher the Red Sox were hoping he would become. And with Clay Buchholz still sidelined, Lester will need to step up and become the ace of the pitching staff in the second half of the season.

Check out the above video to hear what NESN’s Adam Pellerin and The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham had to say about Lester’s pitching.

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