Red Sox - 000 000 000 - 0 4 1Lester (2.1-8-7-2-2, 78) turned in his shortest outing of the year. He had pitched at least seven innings in each of his last eight starts (dating back to the end of June) and in 11 of his last 12 starts.
Blue Jays - 214 220 00x - 11 16 0
Nothing was really working. I was rushing through my delivery, not a good tempo. When I did get the ground balls that I needed, they weren't at people. It just wasn't my day. Basically everything you don't want to do, I did today.***
Jon Lester (3.17, 142 ERA+) / Jesse Litsch (4.20, 101 ERA+)
Josh Beckett has inflammation in his right elbow. The Globe says Beckett's next start is now moved up to this Friday against the White Sox. Terry Francona says Tim Wakefield will come off the DL and pitch on Tuesday in New York.
Also: Rays/White Sox at 3;45, Yankees/Orioles at 7, and Twins/Angels at 9.