Lester Earns 2nd Straight Win, Feels ‘Normal’ After Leaving With Hip Injury

June 28, 2013 4:02 AM
Lester Earns 2nd Straight Win, Feels ‘Normal’ After Leaving With Hip Injury
" BOSTON (CBS) – ┬áJon Lester earned his second-straight win on Thursday night in Boston’s 7-4 win over the Blue Jays, but there was some concern after Boston’s ace left the mound in the eighth inning.

The good news is that after the game, both Lester and Red Sox manager John Farrell sounded confident it was nothing major.

“The final pitch he threw, his landing foot kind of gave way and he jammed his hip. He had clearly done his job so precautionary, we removed him,” said Farrell. “Just checking with him after the game it doesn’t seem to be anything lingering.”

“I slipped a little bit and I guess the doctors are calling it a jammed hip. I had a kind of zinging sensation down my leg; something I’ve had before in years past when you slip or over-stride,” explained Lester "

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