McAdam: Lester set the tone from Opening Day

McAdam: Lester set the tone from Opening Day
October 29, 2013, 11:15 am
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Jon Lester has been near untouchable in the World Series, allowing just one run to the Cardinals in 15.1 innings. His sparkling, bounce-back season began back in April -- maybe even before that -- explained Red Sox Insider Sean McAdam.

"From Opening Day, he sort of set the tone for that team and that rotation," McAdam said. "The veteran pitchers who needed to bounce back after bad years in 2012, it was on Jon Lester right from spring training when John Farrell identified him as perhaps the key to the team, he had a bounce-back season, and he's been his terrific self in the postseason. He's always been a terrific postseason pitcher and he's never better than in the last few weeks."

McAdam and Jessica Moran hit on a few other topics including why the heck the Cardinals have decided to pitch to David Ortiz, how Mike Napoli might perform back at Fenway, and who deserves the World Series MVP so far through five games.