Red Sox do not have an agreement in place to deal Jon Lester, but talks have progressed enough that the Sox believe a deal could happen soon.
David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia have grown to become very close with Jon Lester. The idea that he could be traded away doesn't sit well with them.
Jon Lester is scratched from his Wednesday start as his future with the Red Sox is in question. Brandon Workman gets the start in his place.
The Red Sox can't give Rubby De La Rosa run support as the Blue Jays hand them a 4-2 loss, their seventh loss in eight games.
A minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit on Tuesday, an attorney said.