As a result, Lester will reportedly miss his scheduled start against the New York Mets on Sunday afternoon. Drew was also scratched prior to Saturday’s split-squad match-up with the Baltimore Orioles.
According to WEEI, Michael Bowden will start in place of Lester on Sunday.
Lester was 19-9 with a 3.25 ERA and 225 strikeouts in 2010. Drew struggled at the plate, batting .255, while hitting 22 home runs and driving in 68 runs.