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Jon Lester Uses Full-Page Ad To Thank Red Sox Fans

Jon Lester Bids Farewell To Red Sox Nation:

After nine years, 110 wins and two world championships with the Red Sox, Jon Lester was traded to the Athletics on Thursday. On Sunday, he took out a full-page ad in the Boston Globe to thank Red Sox Nation for the memories.


It doesnt really seem like the action of a pitcher who is planning on resigning with a team in free agency, but Lester told the Boston Globe that he hasnt ruled that out.

Anything is possible, Jon Lester stated. Obviously thats still my family. I still got a lot of guys over there that I consider my family. I think when it comes down to it, if they [Red Sox front office] are competitive and we feel like its right, then absolutely, the relationship could continue.

Lester, in his A's debut Saturday, picked up a win after allowing three runs in 6 2/3 innings against the Royals.


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