Jon Lester had his second-to-last rehab start in Pawtucket tonight. He pitched quite well:
"He had a real good day yesterday, a very good day," Francona said. "He got a clean bill of health."
Once Lester is ready, it looks like he'll take over the reigns as the number five guy in Boston's rotation. That'll push someone down to Pawtucket. I could foresee Kyle Snyder getting the demotion, as Joel Pineiro and JC Romero may be more valuable at this point in the season. Julian Tavarez will become the long-man in the bullpen.