Jon Lester is normally a man of few words. So maybe a 140-character limit will suit him.
The big lefty has has joined Twitter. The announcement came from a Boston-based public relations company and appears to be in conjunction with a video game he is endorsing.
Lester also has a Facebook page.
Keep in mind, while there are some athletes who really get into Twitter, a lot of the messages are now being sent by a PR person, somebody in their agent's office or somebody with the team.