Poll: Better or Worse: Jon Lester’s innings pitched in 2009?

New Poll Question: Better or Worse: Jon Lester's innings pitched in 2009?

Jon Lester pitched a yeomans-like 237 innings in 2008. There is debate over whether Lester will be a candidate for the now famous "Verducci-effect" in 2009. Can Lester's arm hold up for another 200+ innings this season? Vote in the poll to the left and give your community projection for Lester here.

Find out how you all responded to our previous poll, "Will Josh Beckett drop a sub-3.50 ERA in 2009?" after the jump.
New Poll Question:
Better or Worse: Jon Lester’s innings pitched in 2009?
Jon Lester pitched a yeomans-like 237 innings in 2008.  There is debate over whether Lester will be a candidate for the now famous “Verducci-effect” in 2009.  Can Lester’s arm hold up for another 200+ innings this season? Vote in the poll to the left and give your community projection for Lester here.
Previous Poll Results:
Better or Worse: Josh Beckett’s ERA in 2009?
The 64% of you who believe Josh Beckett will post a sub-3.50 ERA have clearly looked at the calendar.  It is an “odd” year after all.

Categories: Jon Lester Josh Beckett Poll

Tim Daloisio has been blogging about the Red Sox since 5 minutes after he discovered what a blog was in 2003. After managing the blogs Musings from RSN and The Red Sox Times, Tim decided to join the Fire Brand community at the beginning of the 2008 season as a writer and producer and host of the Fireside Chats weekly podcast. When not writing, talking, or thinking about the Red Sox, Tim spends his time in NH with his wife and two daughters.

2 Responses to “Poll: Better or Worse: Jon Lester’s innings pitched in 2009?” Subscribe

  1. Evan March 11, 2009 at 12:05 PM #

    Just don't see Lester making it to 200… not necessarily because of injury, but the Sox won't let him.

  2. Sam K March 12, 2009 at 3:36 AM #

    Define "better" and "worse" in this context. I don't think Lester will top 200 IP this year, and I wouldn't necessarily consider it better if he did.