The rumor mill is swirling all around the Red Sox, but John Farrell expects his guys to do their best in blocking it out and playing the game.
Jon Lester -- as of now -- is still a member of the Red Sox. If that's the case on Wednesday as well, he'll make his scheduled start.
According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports, the Pirates are "a fast-emerging dark horse in the Jon Lester sweepstakes," and are using 21-year-old prospect Josh Bell as bait.
Not willing to pony up for Jon Lester? What are we, the Boston A's? Or the Minnesota Red Sox?