Video: Jon Lester Reacts To Being Named 2012 Opening Day Starter

Earlier on Monday, Boston Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine named Jon Lester as his starter for the opener against the Detroit Tigers on April 5th. It’s the second straight year that Lester has started on Opening Day.

Valentine also announced that Josh Beckett will follow in the next game and barring a rainout, Beckett is in line to start the home opener on April 13th against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Here’s Lester’s reaction to the news:

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