Abraham On Toucher & Rich: ‘Clearly A Mechanical Thing’ Bothering Jon Lester

June 17, 2013 1:38 PM
Abraham On Toucher & Rich: ‘Clearly A Mechanical Thing’ Bothering Jon Lester
" BOSTON (CBS) – Red Sox starter Jon Lester fell to 6-4 on the season following Boston’s 6-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday — Lester’s fourth straight loss.

Lester hasn’t won a game in over a month, allowing 28 runs in 35 innings pitched since beginning the season 6-0. The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Monday, and says Lester’s struggles aren’t from any lingering injury, just poor mechanics.

“I don’t think its something physical based on his velocity. Usually when its physical you see a decrease in velocity, especially in a guy who is ¬†at least to some degree a power pitcher like Lester. It’s clearly a mechanical thing,” said Abraham "

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