Boston Red Sox defeat Cleveland Indians, 3-0

Jon Lester seemed surprised the question was even asked.

He knew his knee was fine, since he threw a side session before Monday’s game. It cleared his mind and manager Terry Francona’s mind, of questions.

There was no uncertainty in his pitching last night, certainly not in the devastating cutter that he threw, as he swept through the Indians lineup at Fenway. He was, easily, everything the Sox could have wished for in his final start before the postseason, a start that...