After a red-hot start to the season, Lester has hit a wall over the last month — going 1-4 with a 7.38 ERA in his last seven starts. But Pedro said that Lester’s start to the season — going 6-0 with a 2.72 ERA through his first nine starts — is hard to do for an entire season.
“What I see is probably the signs that a very agitating first half will probably do good to a starting pitcher. When you start off so hot, you rarely go the whole season without a little setback on your performance. It’s really hard to maintain the level he was pitching on, but at the same time I think he’s right on course to recoup,” Martinez said on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Tuesday morning. “I think he’ll do well; Lester is a hard-nosed worker and I know he’s very smart and very picky how he does things "
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