Red Sox’s Jon Lester Beat Max Scherzer

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

Red_Sox_Jon_Lester_2013The Detroit Tigers have the best pitcher in the American League and the best hitter in baseball.

Jon Lester was better than both.

Boston’s ace outdueled Max Scherzer and retired Miguel Cabrera with the bases loaded as the Boston Red Sox beat Detroit 2-1 on Tuesday night in a well-played game between two division leaders.

It ended the Tigers’ right-hander’s chance to become just the second pitcher to open a season with a 20-1 record.

“We all know who we’re facing tonight and what he’s done this season,” Lester said, “but I can’t worry about Max Scherzer. I have to worry about the other nine guys in the lineup.”

Source: ESPN

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