< Back to front page Text size +

Lester shares AL Player of the Week

Posted by Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff  May 27, 2008 02:48 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, May 25, the league announced today. He shares the award with Detroit Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordoņez.

On May 19 against the Royals, Lester became the 18th pitcher in Red Sox history to throw a no-hitter. The 24-year-old lefthander threw 130 pitches and struck out nine. He also earned both his first complete game and shutout.

For the week, Lester went 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 14.0 IP. This is the first such award he has earned in his career
.

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

archives

browse this blog

by category