Red Sox
'He pitched like he can pitch,' said Red Sox manager Terry Francona. 'He was aggressive with his fastball, commanded it. He threw his cutter, changeup, and curveball. 'Even his demeanor on the mound looked different. He looked like he was in charge of the game. And he can do that. He's a 6-4 lefthander who has some presence out there. It was good to see that.'
Lester's return to Fenway
"He pitched like he can pitch," said Red Sox manager Terry Francona. "He was aggressive with his fastball, commanded it. He threw his cutter, changeup, and curveball. "Even his demeanor on the mound looked different. He looked like he was in charge of the game. And he can do that. He's a 6-4 lefthander who has some presence out there. It was good to see that."
(Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)