Lester, Peavy do some throwing in Fort Myers

Lester, Peavy do some throwing in Fort Myers
March 6, 2014, 8:30 am
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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the Red Sox were across the state playing the Cardinals on Wednesday, things were still busy at the Red Sox spring-training complex here.

Left-hander Jon Lester threw three innings in a simulated game in preparation for his first exhibition appearance Monday against Tampa Bay. He's expected to throw 55 to 60 pitches. At the same time, right-hander Jake Peavy, who cut his left index finger with a fishing knife on Saturday, threw his first bullpen session since the injury.

 

And today, while the Sox remain in Jupiter playing the Marlins, right-hander John Lackey will throw three innings in a simulated game.

One other injury note: Catcher A.J. Pierzynski, who hurt his left ankle Monday, is expected back in the lineup Saturday.