Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Edes: Red Sox Will Not Trade Jon Lester

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ESPN's Gordon Edes is reporting that—according to a major league source—the Red Sox will not be trading troubled starter Jon Lester. Despite widespread interest in the lefty, Boston is apparently holding firm to the fading prospect of a second Wild Card spot. Lester is 5-8 with a 5.46 ERA so far in 2012—and had the worst outing of his career in his last start.