Jon Lester

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Jon Lester said : “I’m not really worried about that,” “Right now, I’m worried about, hopefully, having a deep run the postseason. So, I’ll answer that stuff when the time comes” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 4, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I felt like I threw the ball a lot better than what the line score said,” “My sinker had a lot of movement on it, but I just wasn’t able to command it in the zone ... and, you know, they made me pay” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 4, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m not really worried about that,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 3, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Any time he hits a homer is great, but especially when I pitch it's really nice,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, June 20, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I just need to do a better job with attacking with whatever I'm throwing," External link

longbeachstar Monday, June 14, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I just need to do a better job with attacking with whatever I’m throwing,” External link

orlandosentinel Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "Just try to make the most out of it," "Try to tell yourself as much as you can that it's 0-0 the next inning and kind of start over. It's all you can really do. You can't quit" External link

irishsun Friday, May 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "The hardest part is sitting back and seeing everybody else play and not being able to be a part of it," "It makes you miss it. Like you can kind of taste it, but you can't. You're there, but you're not. A lot of hoops to jump through to get back to this point. I'm just glad that we got through it unscathed and got this one under the belt" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, May 1, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Baseball, for me, is an escape. I come to the field, I’ve got stuff I need to do. I forget about this,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I'd be lying to you if I said I wasn't nervous," External link

nampa Friday, March 19, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I'd be lying to you if I said I wasn't nervous," External link

wsau Friday, March 19, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Baseball, for me, is an escape. I come to the field, I’ve got stuff I need to do. I forget about this,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “As far as just my energy level during the day, I feel better,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The cancer stuff really never crossed my mind, thankfully,” “A lot of the kind of signs of that, I wasn’t going through. So I knew that this was something different. I just thought as an athlete, maybe I’m not pushing myself hard enough” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester explained : “A lot of times with athletes, and I’m guilty of it even with the surgery, I don’t do research on things,” “I just believe in what doctors say, and then I just kind of move on. If I need this, I need it. If I don’t, I don’t. I think the big thing I would relay to people is: Do the research and learn about your body and learn more why levels of certain [things] are going up or going down or whatever” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I was doing the same, if not more, work and then I wasn’t getting the results on the mound,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The big thing is kind of your brain telling you: You can do something or you want to do something. And I think that’s been a big switch in my head,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s like, ‘OK, if I miss one (start), they’ll be able to pick me up,’” “But that being said, I do pride myself on making all my starts, so that’s what we’re going to strive for” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “When you watch him, you know his heart rate isn’t going too fast. He’s always calm,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ll tell you what: It's going to be nice to just kind of sit back and watch these guys work. I mean, obviously, I’ve seen them from afar and got to compete against them for a long time. I’m excited to work with them. It’s always nice when you go to another team and you get to see how guys work,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m just excited to kind of dig into their minds and see how they prepare and really just stay out of the way,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ll tell you what: It's going to be nice to just kind of sit back and watch these guys work. I mean, obviously, I’ve seen them from afar and got to compete against them for a long time. I’m excited to work with them. It’s always nice when you go to another team and you get to see how guys work,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m just excited to kind of dig into their minds and see how they prepare and really just stay out of the way,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ll tell you what: It's going to be nice to just kind of sit back and watch these guys work. I mean, obviously, I’ve seen them from afar and got to compete against them for a long time. I’m excited to work with them. It’s always nice when you go to another team and you get to see how guys work,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m just excited to kind of dig into their minds and see how they prepare and really just stay out of the way,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : "I know there is some doubt as far as the money that's out there but I would like to think we can definitely get this thing done," External link

irishsun Monday, November 2, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “We’ve had conversations about coming back and being a part of this organization,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Theo Epstein ) : “I’ve talked to Theo (Epstein),” “Not too many times when you come off a year with a 4.00 ERA and then a 5.00 ERA does a $25 million option get picked up. I was realistic about that back in August and September” External link

masslive Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “If this is it here, this is it,” “I have to move on with it. Organization will definitely move on. I mean, you see it over the years, if somebody leaves or goes down, you fill it in with another person” External link

suntimes Monday, October 5, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Man, Willie’s really grown up a lot,” “I think people forget, he just started catching. I mean in the grand scheme of things. Rossy pretty much caught me his whole life, so he’s been back there a long time. … [Willson] converted to a position he’d never played, and then he skyrocketed to the big leagues and you expect him to catch World Series games, catch games in a postseason chase ... it’s hard to do” External link

suntimes Monday, October 5, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I definitely appreciate everything that this organization has done for me,” “I hope it’s not [the end here] and that we can figure something out for next year” External link

suntimes Monday, October 5, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “If this is it here, this is it,” “I have to move on with it. The organization will definitely move on. You see it over the years. If somebody leaves or goes down, you fill it in with another person. I've definitely appreciated everything this organization has done for me. And I hope it's not it. I hope we can figure something out for next year, and these conversations are null and void” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The last three have been better,” “The contact was better tonight as compared to last start, so I like that. A lot of groundballs. The last three have been better and hopefully just continue to build off that. I think one more [start] and then hopefully right into the postseason being on a high note and feeling good and go from there” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "This year hasn't been easy for a lot of reasons," External link

irishsun Monday, September 21, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think that’s probably the most frustrating part for me,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ve been screwing the bullpen for the last however many starts, not giving my team a chance to win,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I just needed to figure out what was going on," External link

irishsun Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The biggest thing for us is to continue playing good baseball — have good at-bats and have good starts,” “When the starting pitchers start there, that’s a big thing for us. You try to give Rossy a chance to have matchups in the later innings. I think that’s really it, and we can’t beat ourselves and [have to] continue to work towards that” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “You always feel confident after you — I don’t want to say find something new — but you find something that kind of gets you back to normal,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It wasn’t just the game plan, it was some adjustments needed to be made physically on the mound,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I don’t want to say we reinvented the wheel and we found some magical cure or anything, but the adjustments that we did make in my bullpen, the stuff just translated better and then we continued to work on that leading up to tonight,” “And obviously the results were good” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “You guys have seen the line scores; there’s not much confidence behind that right there,” External link

suntimes Monday, September 7, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I feel like the hits leading up to that point have been hits that I can deal with,” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Unfortunately, when you give up a three-run and a two-run homer, it’s tough to come back,” “I feel like (if) a couple of things go our way this weekend, we’re 3-1 (in the series) instead of 1-3” External link

wsaw Monday, August 17, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I wasn’t surprised he got the bat head there, I was just surprised that he kept it fair,” “When I saw it on a replay, I was like, ‘Gosh, I just don’t know how he kept it fair.’ Even the one where I gave up the three-run homer, I felt like that was a pretty decent pitch and, you know, guys are good. ... I’d like to think that if I excuse those pitches again, maybe I’ll get a different result” External link

suntimes Monday, August 17, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I think going into spring training, my curveball was better," External link

irishsun Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think we all go through stretches where obviously every fastball – your sinker and your cutter, those three right there usually stay right around the same,” “The changeup and the curveball sometimes flip flop, so you’re gonna have to ride that wave. Riding that right now with the change and it kind of played into the game plan tonight with these guys” External link

suntimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think there’s always concern,” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think there’s always concern,” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : “Hopefully if somebody does test positive, we don’t just immediately point the finger that they’re doing something wrong,” External link

nytimes Monday, August 3, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Lorenzo Cain ) : “Lorenzo Cain is a big part of the MLB fraternity, a great player and face for a franchise,” “That’s a decision that him and his family probably sat down and thought long and hard about and I’m sure he talked to his teammates about it. ... It’s a crazy time that we’re in and you can’t second guess anybody that wants to make a decision like that” External link

suntimes Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Rob Manfred ) : “I don’t know Rob’s situation and I don’t want to put my foot in my mouth on that one,” “But I do know we – not only the players, but families – are making sacrifices day in and day out. … I guess I’ll stop there” External link

suntimes Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

wlwt Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

wlwt Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : “We’ve got a lot of what-if’s going on right now ... For me, I don’t know what is going to happen next year,” External link

masslive Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “We have guys that are just betting on themselves,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “You have two different types of players,” “I’m more of a guy that likes the security of it. You’ve got guys that don’t; they’ll bet on themselves and they’ll play it out to the end. I think there’s nothing wrong with either of those” External link

suntimes Monday, March 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I would have liked to have had maybe a few more at-bats with some contact early regardless of if it was a hit or not,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It wouldn’t surprise me to see him or Kyle,” “I think Kyle’s been sneaky, probably one of our best pitchers, if not the best pitcher really since I’ve been here” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “He kind of lays in the shadows and comes out and deals for us,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It makes you jealous at times with what he’s able to do,” “If we get him going like we had him in the second half last year, that’s obviously only going to help us, and hopefully he can do that from Day One and we can kind of jump on his back” External link

suntimes Monday, March 2, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “A lot can happen in a month,” “When Rossy and (pitching coach) Tommy Hottovy sit us down and tell us what we’re going to do going forward, then we’ll have that answer” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “People are making a big deal of it more than me and him are,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s all kind of the same,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I don’t care, as long as I have a spot,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “A lot can happen in a month,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “A lot can happen in a month,” “When Rossy and (pitching coach) Tommy Hottovy sit us down and tell us what we’re going to do going forward, then we’ll have that answer” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “People are making a big deal of it more than me and him are,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s all kind of the same,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Nothing is effective without fastball command, and obviously I didn’t have that,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Jon Lester ) : “As a player, I only had to show up for Jon Lester’s starts,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I still don’t understand that stat when the most important thing is the umpire, and he’s not in that equation,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I’m very proud of the three that I have,” “If that’s the way he feels, then he needs to take his name off the trophy” External link

dailycaller Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester told : “That’s someone that has never played our game,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s the first thing when people walk into my house: I take them to where my trophies are,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : "That's someone that has never played our game," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's the first thing when people walk into my house: I take them to where my trophies are," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have," External link

dcourier Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I’m very proud of the three that I have,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “To me that’s somebody who’s never played our game,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s somebody who has never played our game,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Guys were more or less disappointed that players didn’t get punished,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s each individual club’s personal decision,” “I’m sure it’s going to happen. I’m sure something is going to happen. I don’t think this is going to be brushed under the rug and guys are going to turn the other cheek and keep playing” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’d imagine if they ever played again, that would be an interesting series,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Sometimes you need to get your (bleep) knocked in the dirt to appreciate it,” External link

gazette Friday, February 14, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester added : “I feel like I let a lot of our guys down,” External link

gazette Friday, February 14, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m excited for him [this year]. And I’m excited for Brandon,” “That’s huge for us if we can get Kimbrel back to being Kimbrel, which I think he will be. Hopefully, we can get B-Mo going and get him on the mound throwing because his stuff is there, and it makes our bullpen that much better” External link

suntimes Friday, February 14, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think you guys know me well enough that if I knew something was going on, I probably would have walked over and had a conversation with their dugout,” “I didn’t hear anything. The Commissioner’s office says otherwise, and like I said, we’ll move on from it” External link

chicagotribune Friday, February 14, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Hopefully, I have a good year and it’s null and void and we don’t have to talk about it,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 14, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester declaró ( about Anthony Rizzo ) : “Fue un poquito más especial para mí y Rizzo, oor nuestras fundaciones y por lo que hemos pasado” External link

diariolibre-en Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:32:00 AM EAT



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David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Jon and I really got close through our interactions on the field,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Our guys are excited and I’m sure Jon is excited,” “You are always excited to see a guy you made history with, plus there will be some bragging rights on the line” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 17, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Our guys are excited and I'm sure Jon is excited,” “You are always excited to see a guy you made history with, plus there will be some bragging rights on the line” External link

clickondetroit Monday, May 17, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Kyle Hendricks said ( about Jon Lester ) : “I have always loved having those conversations with the young guys,” “Jon Lester had such a big impact while he was here and not seeing his face around here every day definitely changes things a little bit” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Jed Hoyer said ( about Jon Lester ) : “It was really more of a timing issue than anything,” “Jon Lester's been sort of a constant in my career. I love having him. He's an A-plus teammate and obviously an A-plus competitor” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Jon knew we needed a W today,” “It felt that way to me. He was out there really competing, working his tail off, making pitches when he had to. That’s what he does. I know when he feels 100% or looks 100% or really sharp. He’s wavered in and out of that this year. Tonight was a nice sign for him to go six and not give up any runs” External link

wkbn Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Jon knew we needed a W today,” “It felt that way to me. He was out there really competing. Working his tail off, making pitches when he had to. That’s what he does. I know when he feels 100% It looks really sharp. … Tonight was a nice sign for him to go six” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Jason Heyward said ( about Jon Lester ) : “We all play this game because we love it. We all play this game to compete to win and he embodies that,” “Anything else can be going on in the world, but when you step in between those lines, you go out there, give it your all and get a W for your team. That to me is Jon Lester” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Jason Kipnis said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Yeah, we [expletive] hated Jon Lester,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Jon Lester ) : “As a player, I only had to show up for Jon Lester’s starts,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

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Jon Lester said : “I’m not really worried about that,” “Right now, I’m worried about, hopefully, having a deep run the postseason. So, I’ll answer that stuff when the time comes” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 4, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I felt like I threw the ball a lot better than what the line score said,” “My sinker had a lot of movement on it, but I just wasn’t able to command it in the zone ... and, you know, they made me pay” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 4, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m not really worried about that,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 3, 2021 4:40:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Any time he hits a homer is great, but especially when I pitch it's really nice,” External link

seattlepi Sunday, June 20, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I just need to do a better job with attacking with whatever I'm throwing," External link

longbeachstar Monday, June 14, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I just need to do a better job with attacking with whatever I’m throwing,” External link

orlandosentinel Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "Just try to make the most out of it," "Try to tell yourself as much as you can that it's 0-0 the next inning and kind of start over. It's all you can really do. You can't quit" External link

irishsun Friday, May 28, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "The hardest part is sitting back and seeing everybody else play and not being able to be a part of it," "It makes you miss it. Like you can kind of taste it, but you can't. You're there, but you're not. A lot of hoops to jump through to get back to this point. I'm just glad that we got through it unscathed and got this one under the belt" External link

arkansasonline Saturday, May 1, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Baseball, for me, is an escape. I come to the field, I’ve got stuff I need to do. I forget about this,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I'd be lying to you if I said I wasn't nervous," External link

nampa Friday, March 19, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I'd be lying to you if I said I wasn't nervous," External link

wsau Friday, March 19, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Baseball, for me, is an escape. I come to the field, I’ve got stuff I need to do. I forget about this,” External link

eagletribune Friday, March 19, 2021 3:44:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “As far as just my energy level during the day, I feel better,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The cancer stuff really never crossed my mind, thankfully,” “A lot of the kind of signs of that, I wasn’t going through. So I knew that this was something different. I just thought as an athlete, maybe I’m not pushing myself hard enough” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester explained : “A lot of times with athletes, and I’m guilty of it even with the surgery, I don’t do research on things,” “I just believe in what doctors say, and then I just kind of move on. If I need this, I need it. If I don’t, I don’t. I think the big thing I would relay to people is: Do the research and learn about your body and learn more why levels of certain [things] are going up or going down or whatever” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I was doing the same, if not more, work and then I wasn’t getting the results on the mound,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:38:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The big thing is kind of your brain telling you: You can do something or you want to do something. And I think that’s been a big switch in my head,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s like, ‘OK, if I miss one (start), they’ll be able to pick me up,’” “But that being said, I do pride myself on making all my starts, so that’s what we’re going to strive for” External link

click2houston Wednesday, March 10, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “When you watch him, you know his heart rate isn’t going too fast. He’s always calm,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ll tell you what: It's going to be nice to just kind of sit back and watch these guys work. I mean, obviously, I’ve seen them from afar and got to compete against them for a long time. I’m excited to work with them. It’s always nice when you go to another team and you get to see how guys work,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m just excited to kind of dig into their minds and see how they prepare and really just stay out of the way,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 9:30:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ll tell you what: It's going to be nice to just kind of sit back and watch these guys work. I mean, obviously, I’ve seen them from afar and got to compete against them for a long time. I’m excited to work with them. It’s always nice when you go to another team and you get to see how guys work,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m just excited to kind of dig into their minds and see how they prepare and really just stay out of the way,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ll tell you what: It's going to be nice to just kind of sit back and watch these guys work. I mean, obviously, I’ve seen them from afar and got to compete against them for a long time. I’m excited to work with them. It’s always nice when you go to another team and you get to see how guys work,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m just excited to kind of dig into their minds and see how they prepare and really just stay out of the way,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : "I know there is some doubt as far as the money that's out there but I would like to think we can definitely get this thing done," External link

irishsun Monday, November 2, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “We’ve had conversations about coming back and being a part of this organization,” External link

suntimes Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:42:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Theo Epstein ) : “I’ve talked to Theo (Epstein),” “Not too many times when you come off a year with a 4.00 ERA and then a 5.00 ERA does a $25 million option get picked up. I was realistic about that back in August and September” External link

masslive Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “If this is it here, this is it,” “I have to move on with it. Organization will definitely move on. I mean, you see it over the years, if somebody leaves or goes down, you fill it in with another person” External link

suntimes Monday, October 5, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Man, Willie’s really grown up a lot,” “I think people forget, he just started catching. I mean in the grand scheme of things. Rossy pretty much caught me his whole life, so he’s been back there a long time. … [Willson] converted to a position he’d never played, and then he skyrocketed to the big leagues and you expect him to catch World Series games, catch games in a postseason chase ... it’s hard to do” External link

suntimes Monday, October 5, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I definitely appreciate everything that this organization has done for me,” “I hope it’s not [the end here] and that we can figure something out for next year” External link

suntimes Monday, October 5, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “If this is it here, this is it,” “I have to move on with it. The organization will definitely move on. You see it over the years. If somebody leaves or goes down, you fill it in with another person. I've definitely appreciated everything this organization has done for me. And I hope it's not it. I hope we can figure something out for next year, and these conversations are null and void” External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The last three have been better,” “The contact was better tonight as compared to last start, so I like that. A lot of groundballs. The last three have been better and hopefully just continue to build off that. I think one more [start] and then hopefully right into the postseason being on a high note and feeling good and go from there” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "This year hasn't been easy for a lot of reasons," External link

irishsun Monday, September 21, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think that’s probably the most frustrating part for me,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’ve been screwing the bullpen for the last however many starts, not giving my team a chance to win,” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I just needed to figure out what was going on," External link

irishsun Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “The biggest thing for us is to continue playing good baseball — have good at-bats and have good starts,” “When the starting pitchers start there, that’s a big thing for us. You try to give Rossy a chance to have matchups in the later innings. I think that’s really it, and we can’t beat ourselves and [have to] continue to work towards that” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “You always feel confident after you — I don’t want to say find something new — but you find something that kind of gets you back to normal,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It wasn’t just the game plan, it was some adjustments needed to be made physically on the mound,” External link

suntimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I don’t want to say we reinvented the wheel and we found some magical cure or anything, but the adjustments that we did make in my bullpen, the stuff just translated better and then we continued to work on that leading up to tonight,” “And obviously the results were good” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 12, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “You guys have seen the line scores; there’s not much confidence behind that right there,” External link

suntimes Monday, September 7, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I feel like the hits leading up to that point have been hits that I can deal with,” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 22, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Unfortunately, when you give up a three-run and a two-run homer, it’s tough to come back,” “I feel like (if) a couple of things go our way this weekend, we’re 3-1 (in the series) instead of 1-3” External link

wsaw Monday, August 17, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I wasn’t surprised he got the bat head there, I was just surprised that he kept it fair,” “When I saw it on a replay, I was like, ‘Gosh, I just don’t know how he kept it fair.’ Even the one where I gave up the three-run homer, I felt like that was a pretty decent pitch and, you know, guys are good. ... I’d like to think that if I excuse those pitches again, maybe I’ll get a different result” External link

suntimes Monday, August 17, 2020 2:22:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "I think going into spring training, my curveball was better," External link

irishsun Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think we all go through stretches where obviously every fastball – your sinker and your cutter, those three right there usually stay right around the same,” “The changeup and the curveball sometimes flip flop, so you’re gonna have to ride that wave. Riding that right now with the change and it kind of played into the game plan tonight with these guys” External link

suntimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think there’s always concern,” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think there’s always concern,” External link

suntimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : “Hopefully if somebody does test positive, we don’t just immediately point the finger that they’re doing something wrong,” External link

nytimes Monday, August 3, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Lorenzo Cain ) : “Lorenzo Cain is a big part of the MLB fraternity, a great player and face for a franchise,” “That’s a decision that him and his family probably sat down and thought long and hard about and I’m sure he talked to his teammates about it. ... It’s a crazy time that we’re in and you can’t second guess anybody that wants to make a decision like that” External link

suntimes Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Rob Manfred ) : “I don’t know Rob’s situation and I don’t want to put my foot in my mouth on that one,” “But I do know we – not only the players, but families – are making sacrifices day in and day out. … I guess I’ll stop there” External link

suntimes Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

wlwt Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

wlwt Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s a little bit scary, but like I said, man, you just have to try to trust in this process and trust in the protocols we have in place,” External link

kiro7 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : “We’ve got a lot of what-if’s going on right now ... For me, I don’t know what is going to happen next year,” External link

masslive Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “We have guys that are just betting on themselves,” External link

suntimes Monday, March 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “You have two different types of players,” “I’m more of a guy that likes the security of it. You’ve got guys that don’t; they’ll bet on themselves and they’ll play it out to the end. I think there’s nothing wrong with either of those” External link

suntimes Monday, March 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I would have liked to have had maybe a few more at-bats with some contact early regardless of if it was a hit or not,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It wouldn’t surprise me to see him or Kyle,” “I think Kyle’s been sneaky, probably one of our best pitchers, if not the best pitcher really since I’ve been here” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “He kind of lays in the shadows and comes out and deals for us,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It makes you jealous at times with what he’s able to do,” “If we get him going like we had him in the second half last year, that’s obviously only going to help us, and hopefully he can do that from Day One and we can kind of jump on his back” External link

suntimes Monday, March 2, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “A lot can happen in a month,” “When Rossy and (pitching coach) Tommy Hottovy sit us down and tell us what we’re going to do going forward, then we’ll have that answer” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “People are making a big deal of it more than me and him are,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s all kind of the same,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I don’t care, as long as I have a spot,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “A lot can happen in a month,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “A lot can happen in a month,” “When Rossy and (pitching coach) Tommy Hottovy sit us down and tell us what we’re going to do going forward, then we’ll have that answer” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “People are making a big deal of it more than me and him are,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “It’s all kind of the same,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:48:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Nothing is effective without fastball command, and obviously I didn’t have that,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:37:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Jon Lester ) : “As a player, I only had to show up for Jon Lester’s starts,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I still don’t understand that stat when the most important thing is the umpire, and he’s not in that equation,” External link

chicagotribune Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I’m very proud of the three that I have,” “If that’s the way he feels, then he needs to take his name off the trophy” External link

dailycaller Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester told : “That’s someone that has never played our game,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s the first thing when people walk into my house: I take them to where my trophies are,” External link

bworldcom Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have," External link

barrie Wednesday, February 19, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester told : "That's someone that has never played our game," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's the first thing when people walk into my house: I take them to where my trophies are," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : "That's somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I'm very proud of the three that I have," External link

dcourier Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s somebody that has never played our game. You play for a reason, you play for that piece of metal. I’m very proud of the three that I have,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “To me that’s somebody who’s never played our game,” External link

suntimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s somebody who has never played our game,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Guys were more or less disappointed that players didn’t get punished,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “That’s each individual club’s personal decision,” “I’m sure it’s going to happen. I’m sure something is going to happen. I don’t think this is going to be brushed under the rug and guys are going to turn the other cheek and keep playing” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’d imagine if they ever played again, that would be an interesting series,” External link

chicagotribune Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Sometimes you need to get your (bleep) knocked in the dirt to appreciate it,” External link

gazette Friday, February 14, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester added : “I feel like I let a lot of our guys down,” External link

gazette Friday, February 14, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I’m excited for him [this year]. And I’m excited for Brandon,” “That’s huge for us if we can get Kimbrel back to being Kimbrel, which I think he will be. Hopefully, we can get B-Mo going and get him on the mound throwing because his stuff is there, and it makes our bullpen that much better” External link

suntimes Friday, February 14, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “I think you guys know me well enough that if I knew something was going on, I probably would have walked over and had a conversation with their dugout,” “I didn’t hear anything. The Commissioner’s office says otherwise, and like I said, we’ll move on from it” External link

chicagotribune Friday, February 14, 2020 3:22:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester said : “Hopefully, I have a good year and it’s null and void and we don’t have to talk about it,” External link

suntimes Friday, February 14, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Jon Lester declaró ( about Anthony Rizzo ) : “Fue un poquito más especial para mí y Rizzo, oor nuestras fundaciones y por lo que hemos pasado” External link

diariolibre-en Saturday, September 3, 2016 3:32:00 AM EAT



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veteran3.38%EN11/03/201603/11/2016
teammate1.35%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
agent pitcher0.68%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
free agent0.68%EN10/23/201623/10/2016
officer2.70%EN10/10/201610/10/2016
candidate4.05%EN09/26/201626/09/2016
cy young award candidate2.03%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
young award candidate2.03%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
lieutenant1.35%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Jon LesterEN88.76%
Jon LesterFR9.40%
Jon LesterES1.38%
Jon LesterPT0.33%
Jon LesterSA0.13%


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David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Jon and I really got close through our interactions on the field,” External link

suntimes Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Our guys are excited and I’m sure Jon is excited,” “You are always excited to see a guy you made history with, plus there will be some bragging rights on the line” External link

ChinaPost Monday, May 17, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Our guys are excited and I'm sure Jon is excited,” “You are always excited to see a guy you made history with, plus there will be some bragging rights on the line” External link

clickondetroit Monday, May 17, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Kyle Hendricks said ( about Jon Lester ) : “I have always loved having those conversations with the young guys,” “Jon Lester had such a big impact while he was here and not seeing his face around here every day definitely changes things a little bit” External link

suntimes Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Jed Hoyer said ( about Jon Lester ) : “It was really more of a timing issue than anything,” “Jon Lester's been sort of a constant in my career. I love having him. He's an A-plus teammate and obviously an A-plus competitor” External link

usaToday Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:14:00 AM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Jon knew we needed a W today,” “It felt that way to me. He was out there really competing, working his tail off, making pitches when he had to. That’s what he does. I know when he feels 100% or looks 100% or really sharp. He’s wavered in and out of that this year. Tonight was a nice sign for him to go six and not give up any runs” External link

wkbn Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

David Ross said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Jon knew we needed a W today,” “It felt that way to me. He was out there really competing. Working his tail off, making pitches when he had to. That’s what he does. I know when he feels 100% It looks really sharp. … Tonight was a nice sign for him to go six” External link

suntimes Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Jason Heyward said ( about Jon Lester ) : “We all play this game because we love it. We all play this game to compete to win and he embodies that,” “Anything else can be going on in the world, but when you step in between those lines, you go out there, give it your all and get a W for your team. That to me is Jon Lester” External link

suntimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Jason Kipnis said ( about Jon Lester ) : “Yeah, we [expletive] hated Jon Lester,” External link

suntimes Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Jon Lester said ( about Jon Lester ) : “As a player, I only had to show up for Jon Lester’s starts,” External link

suntimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT