Shaughnessy: ‘I Don’t Think The Red Sox Will Sign Jon Lester’

June 3, 2014 7:36 PM
Shaughnessy: ‘I Don’t Think The Red Sox Will Sign Jon Lester’
" BOSTON (CBS) – The win-loss record doesn’t show it, but Jon Lester is having himself a heck of a year.

He’s 6-6 with a 3.15 earned run average, which, if the season ended today, would be the best of his career. He’s the unquestioned ace of the staff and at 30 years old he’s proven to be durable throughout his career, regularly taking the mound over 30 times per season.

Lester keeps pitching great and his worth is rising after each and every start. He’s going to command top dollar in the offseason when he’s a free agent, and the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy doesn’t think the team will re-sign him.

He explained why Tuesday on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Gresh & Zolak.

“I don’t feel like they’re going to sign [Lester]. The percentage of him leaving grows by the day "

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