The Boston Red Sox will pick up Jon Lester’s option for the 2014 season.
Lester, 29, is due a modest $13 million next season. Currently the left hander has a 3.86 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP over 193 1/3 innings of work.
Sources: Red Sox have agreed to pick of Jon Lester’s $13 million club option next season. Agreed upon, may still need to be signed.
— Anthony Witrado (@awitrado) September 10, 2013
Lester has spent all eight of his MLB seasons with the Red Sox with a career 98-56 record, 3.78 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP.