Jon Lester

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Jon Lester

Lester with the Red Sox in 2009
Boston Red Sox — No. 31
Starting pitcher
Born: January 7, 1984 (1984-01-07) (age 33)
Tacoma, Washington
Bats: Left Throws: Left 
MLB debut
June 10, 2006 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
(through 2012)
Win-loss record     85–48
Earned run average     3.76
Strikeouts     1,060

Jonathan "Jon" Tyler Lester (born January 7, 1984 in Tacoma, Washington) is a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.

He was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2006.[1] He came back and made his first 2007 start.[2] He started and also won the clinching game of the 2007 World Series against the Colorado Rockies.[2]

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