Jon Lester To Start On Opening Day For Boston Red Sox (Video)


The Boston Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday behind the stellar performance of starting pitcher John Lackey. He struck out six and gave up just four hits in 6 2/3 innings.

Red Sox manager John Farrell also confirmed Jon Lester will take the mound on Opening Day, which is March 31 against the Orioles in Baltimore.

Check out the video above for highlights from Thursday’s win.

Aetna Strikeouts for A Cause

For every strikeout by a Red Sox pitcher at Fenway Park in June, Aetna will donate $250 to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. Through June 25, the donation mark stands at $30,000.

Through their continued efforts in the local community, Aetna is helping to build a healthier world -- one city and one strikeout at a time.

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