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  Skvaller pÃ¥ Jon Lester
Jon Lester finnas en rookiepitcher för Bostonen röda Sox.
Och den attr kunde finnas Lester som får det gjorda jobbet.
LHP Jon Lester görade det först lättnadutseendet av hans vik...
www.gossip-1.se /jon-lester.htm   (1149 words)

  
 Jon Lester : USAToday.com - Jon Lester Biography from USAToday.com
Lester threw a four inning simulated game Tuesday in an attempt to keep his arm sharp.
ET Jon Lester limited the Blue Jays to one run in 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision Tuesday.
Lester remains undefeated in 10 starts this season, but he didn't get the win he deserved tonight because Eric Gagne blew the game in the eighth.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=1061   (450 words)

  
 Fangini : MLB : Boston Red Sox : all links
Its been a long hard road back but Jon Lester is set to make his 2007 debut appearance after a tough bout with cancer.
Jon Lester is close to returning to the Red Sox rotation and is a great pickup in all leagues.
Jon Papelbon has been moved back into the closer role according to several sources close to the Red Sox organization.
www.fangini.com /mlb/boston-red-sox/n   (1043 words)

  
 Boston.com - Sports - News
Lester was declared cancer-free in December and has been rehabilitating his way back into the Sox pitching rotation.
(7/23/07 8:45 a.m.) Jon Lester is slated to return to the mound for the Boston Red Sox Monday, nearly a year after his rookie season was cut short when he was diagnosed with cancer.
Lester was scheduled to replace Julian Tavarez against Cleveland.
www.boston.com /news/necn/Sports/Red_Sox   (2761 words)

  
  wbztv.com - Hit and Run with Dan Roche
Jon Lester returns to the mound for the first time since last August.
Jon Lester and his parents were told the aching back trouble he was experiencing was because of cancer.
Lester had a hard time hearing that, but deep down knew it was for the best.
wbztv.com /roche   (2120 words)

  
  Jon Lester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jon Lester (born January 7, 1984 in Puyallup, Washington) is a left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Boston Red Sox.
Lester attended Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma, Washington where he was a three-time MVP and three-time All-Area selection.
Lester quickly moved through the Red Sox organization, posting an 11-6 record, a league-leading 2.61 ERA and a league-best 163 strikeouts for the AA Portland Sea Dogs in 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jon_Lester   (436 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com
Analysis: Lester is 7-2 with a 4.76 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 81 1-3 innings.
Lester, one of four rookies on the Red Sox pitching staff, was originally slated to start Monday's series opener at Oakland.
Lester will miss his scheduled start on Monday for the Boston Red Sox and instead will go back to Boston for examination of his sore back.
stats.washingtonpost.com /mlb/playerstats.asp?id=7790&fn=Jon&ln=Lester&tm=02&p=T   (255 words)

  
 Lester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lester is also the common pronunciation for Leicester in the United Kingdom.
Lester B. Pearson was the fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada
Jon Lester is a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lester   (145 words)

  
 Lester is no throw-in
Jon Lester, who gets a start today in Manchester, N.H., is second in the league in strikeouts and third in ERA.
Jon Lester was to be included in the Boston-Texas trade, a throw-in to help the Rangers accept Manny and his salary.
Lester (6-2), who gets a start today in Manchester, N.H., is second in the league in strikeouts (101 in 91 1/3 innings) and third in ERA (2.56).
sports.mainetoday.com /seadogs/thomas/050711lester.shtml   (694 words)

  
 Jon Lester : Sandbox.com - Jon Lester Biography from Sandbox.com
Lester, who is scheduled to throw a simulated game to minor leaguers Sunday, might start the season at Triple-A Pawtucket, or he could stay in extended spring training.
Lester said his stamina is returning and that he wants to be put on the same schedule as the rest of Boston's pitchers at the beginning of camp.
Jon Lester confirmed Tuesday that doctors have told him he's cancer-free from lymphoma, and he plans to report to spring training on time.
fantasynews.sandbox.com /2005/news/content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=MLB&id=1061   (977 words)

  
 Jon Lester - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
Lester was drafted by Boston in the 2nd round of the 2002 entry draft.
Lester was named the EL Pitcher of the Year for an exciting Portland team as he formed a 1-2 punch in rotation with Jonathan Papelbon and then Anibal Sanchez later in the season.
Lester began the 2006 season in Pawtucket, where he was initially limited with a tight pitch count.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/Jonathan_Lester   (509 words)

  
 Sox bringing Lester along with a plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Lester, 22, in his first season in Triple A, isn’t thrilled with being reined in by a pitch count, but games like yesterday’s against the Syracuse SkyChiefs are undoubtedly doing wonders for his confidence.
Lester, operating on a pitch count of approximately 75 pitches, completed his five innings in 76 pitches, 49 of which were strikes.
Lester’s pitch counts were so low he was limited to four innings or less in his first four starts, which made him ineligible for any wins, although he picked up two losses.
ledger.southofboston.com /articles/2006/05/12/sports/sports01.txt   (969 words)

  
 RotoTimes.com - Jon Lester - Fantasy Baseball Profile
Manager Terry Francona said that Jon Lester is unlikely to start the year in extended spring training, according to the Boston Globe.
Jon Lester is slated to throw to minor leaguers today, as he continues to work his way back from last year's cancer treatment, according to the Boston Globe.
Jon Lester pitched on Monday for the first time since his last cancer treatment 2 1/2 years ago, according to the AP.
www.rototimes.com /mlb/player/5230   (389 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Jon Kyl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This page is about the current Arizona Senator; for his father, a U.S. Representative from Iowa, see John Kyl; for an unrelated U.S. Representative from Mississippi, see John Kyle.
Jon Llewellyn Kyl (born April 25, 1942, Oakland, Nebraska) is a Republican U.S. Senator, representing Arizona.
Jon Kyl went to the University of Arizona, and graduated with honors.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Jon_Kyl   (219 words)

  
 Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News
Lester, 22, became the youngest Boston pitcher to win a game since Juan Pena back on May 8, 1999, and the first rookie southpaw to notch a victory for the Sox since Casey Fossum in 2002.
This was a far sharper Lester than the man who had to sit through a rain delay of nearly five hours last Saturday before taking a no-decision in what wound up a loss for the Sox.
After Lester's exit, the bullpen, which had a rough time of it during the sweep the Sox endured in Minnesota, was flawless.
losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/gameday_recap.jsp?ymd=20060616&content_id=1508857&vkey=recap&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb   (969 words)

  
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Lester earned his first major league win with six good innings, Jason Varitek hit a three-run double and the Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Braves on Friday night.
Lester (1-0) gave up five hits, walked three and surrendered the lone Atlanta run on a sacrifice fly.
Lester breezed through the first four inning before running into trouble in the fifth.
www.11alive.com /rss/article.aspx?storyid=81042   (744 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Ortiz looks to be back in lineup by Saturday, Red Sox not as optimistic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Ortiz was examined at Massachusetts General Hospital, where his teammate, left-hander Jon Lester, remained Thursday for tests for enlarged lymph nodes.
Lester was placed on the disabled list with a strained back Monday and was being tested to determine the cause of his back pain when the enlarged lymph nodes were identified, according to a statement from team medical director Dr. Thomas Gill.
Lester is 7-2 with a 4.76 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 81 1-3 innings.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/al/redsox/2006-08-31-ortiz-injuries_x.htm?csp=34   (705 words)

  
 RotoTimes.com - Jon Lester - Notes
The Boston Globe reports that the latest CT scan of Jon Lester was clean and his cancer appears to be in remission.
Jon Lester could be out at least six months as he is treated with lymphoma, a cancer that starts in the lymphatic tissue, a part of the body's immune system, according to the Boston Herald.
Jon Lester, who is 5-0 with a 3.04 ERA this year, is aiming to lower his pitch counts, according to the Boston Herald.
www.rototimes.com /mlb/player/5230/notes   (945 words)

  
 Jon Lester - Sons of Sam Horn
Lester did get ahead of the next batter, Terry Tiffee, and should have had him on a gorgeous curveball but apparently the umpire hadn't seen a curveball that good in his career and called it a ball.
Lester was definitely having trouble with his release, evidenced as he walked the next two batters.
Lester threw a fasball by Andy Abad with the first pitch of the inning then switched to all offspeed stuff out of the strikezone to run the count 3-1.
sonsofsamhorn.net /index.php?showtopic=3396   (3191 words)

  
 Red Sox: Jon Lester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Lester as we all know, has had a tough off-season fighting cancer.
So we have great news that Lester is healthy and seemingly, no worse for the wear.
That being said, we all know Lester performed nicely for a rookie in the rotation last year.
www.yankeesredsox.com /archives/red-sox-archives/2007/03/jon_lester.html   (317 words)

  
 Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester cleared to end chemotherapy
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Jon Lester's doctors have told him he's cancer-free from lymphoma, and the Boston Red Sox pitcher is planning to report to training camp on time.
 Lester won his first five starts as a rookie this year was 7-2 with a 4.76 earned-run average when he was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma in late August, ending his season.
 Lester thanked the fans who reached out to him during his treatment, saying he heard from others with cancer -- kids and the elderly alike.
www.canoe.ca /CPSportsTicker/CANOE-wire.BBL-BoSox-Lester.html   (516 words)

  
 Jon Hood: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Jon Hood's summary was automatically generated using 12 references found on the Internet.
Jon Hood is the new principal of Maryland Avenue Elementary School.
Led by Bexley science teacher Jon Hood, the girls composted a dead cat, a roadkill groundhog and two euthanized dogs in various mediums and found that composting in layers of sawdust was a simple, environmentally safe way to dispose of animal carcasses.
www.zoominfo.com /people/hood_jon_345444372.aspx   (473 words)

  
 SOX1FAN » Will Jon Lester Debut On Saturday?
Jon Lester was scheduled to pitch two nights ago (on Saturday) for Triple-A Pawtucket… but the PawSox shuffled their rotation in order to push his start back until tonight.
Lester, drafted in the second round in 2002, has been brought along slowly by the Red Sox… but his pitch count has been slowly increased to protect him against over-use.
Overall, Lester comes into his start tonight with a 3-4 record and 2.95 ERA with 40 strikeouts and 20 walks in 42 2/3 innings.
sox1fan.com /?p=655   (263 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Red Sox ride Lester, Papelbon to 1-0 win over Royals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Lester said he was surprised by his success in his first eight major league starts but "I knew I could perform at this level."
Lester gave up just a clean single to center field in the second to Mark Teahen, the only Royal to reach second base.
Lester walked Esteban German with one out in the first then struck out the next two batters.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/games/2006-07-18-redsox-royals_x.htm   (786 words)

  
 Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal | Boston Red Sox
The 22-year-old Lester lasted just 4 1/3 innings and was charged with three runs on five hits, though he didn't factor in the decision as the Sox were beaten, 7-4.
Lester, who arrived at Fenway at 9:45 a.m., but didn't take the mound until after 6 p.m., passed the idle time in the clubhouse, mostly watching TV and attempting to keep his mind off the task at hand.
Lester was lifted in the fifth, and received a standing ovation from the hearty fans who had braved the rain and wait.
www.projo.com /redsox/content/projo_20060611_11sox.81d769a.html   (1078 words)

  
 Jon Lester - BR Bullpen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Pitcher Jon Lester was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the second round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Lester went 6-9 with a 3.65 ERA for the 2003 Augusta GreenJackets.
After successful chemotherapy treatment, Lester was ready to return for the 2007 season, but with Boston's rotation adding Daisuke Matsuzaka and Jonathan Papelbon, Lester was presumed to be out of the running for a starting spot.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Jon_Lester   (315 words)

  
 Jon Lester | SoxProspects.com
Lester also utilizes an above-average change-up, an 11-to-5 curveball which sits in the low 70s, and in 2005 worked on developing a cutter.
Power strikeout pitcher, uses his fastball and occasionally his curve as his out pitch.
While Lester typically has top notch control, occasionally he will have games where his command of certain pitches is off.
www.soxprospects.com /players/lester-jon.htm   (245 words)

  
 Jon Lester : Rotoworld.com - Jon Lester Biography from Rotoworld.com
Lester struck out four and walked two tonight, and as a result he was able to complete seven innings while throwing just 98 pitches.
Jon Lester held the Orioles to two runs in six-plus innings on Sunday to pick up his third win of the season.
Lester, who could be the odd man out of the rotation if the Red Sox opt to go forward with Clay Buchholz, is starting today against the Orioles.
www.rotoworld.com /content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=MLB&id=1061   (674 words)

  
 wbztv.com - Red Sox' Jon Lester Diagnosed With Lymphoma
The 22-year-old Lester was diagnosed with enlarged lymph nodes when he underwent tests to determine the cause of back pain that sent him to the disabled list on Monday.
"Jon and his family wish to thank all those involved in his care at Massachusetts General Hospital.
This season, Lester is 7-2 with a 4.76 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 81 1-3 innings.
cbs4boston.com /sports/local_story_244182059.html   (300 words)

  
 Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester cleared to end chemotherapy
"So, from where I sit, the meetings are already a success." Lester, a left- handed rookie, was 7-2 with a 4.76 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 81 1-3 innings before his season ended after he was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Francona would not say whether Lester would be ready to report to spring training.
Lester has been one of Boston's top prospects since he was drafted in He reached the major leagues for the first time June 10 and won his first five decisions.
www.breitbart.com /?id=cp_m120545A.xml&show_article=1   (284 words)

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