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www.bostonherald.com Jul 16, 2018
All-Star notebook: Briefly teammates, Jon Lester missed out on early Mookie Betts greatness

All-Star notebook: Briefly teammates, Jon Lester missed out on early Mookie Betts greatness

Subtitle: Lester wishes he saw moreWASHINGTON — If he wanted to fib, Jon Lester could have said that he saw greatness in Mookie Betts the moment he first laid eyes on him, that he just knew the kid was going to be a perennial All-Star.But this will come as no surprise: Lester, the former Red Sox World Series hero who now pitches for the Chicago Cubs, has never been one for mincing words. So when he was asked yesterday about Betts’ ascendancy to becoming one of the game’s top players, Lester had to recuse himself.“I’m a fan of baseball, so, yes, I follow the Red Sox,” said Lester,...
The Republican Jul 17, 2018
Jon Lester on Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora: 'He ran the bench' as a player

Jon Lester on Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora: 'He ran the bench' as a player

Lester admitted a Sox-Cubs World Series would "add a different dynamic" for him if the clubs faced off in October.

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