Discussion

John Lackey throws live session

Updated: September 8, 2012, 6:43 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox right-hander John Lackey threw 15 pitches in a live batting-practice session Saturday at Fenway Park.

It marked the first time Lackey has faced hitters since undergoing Tommy John surgery last offseason.

A decent crowd of teammates (mostly fellow pitchers), Red Sox staffers and manager Bobby Valentine all looked on during the throwing session. Daniel Nava and Ivan De Jesus served as the hitters.

"It's the first step in the new world for him after ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • B's Back In Business
    Dougie Hamilton scored in overtime to lift the Bruins over the Jets.
  • A Familiar Game Plan
    Can the Pats stop Aaron 'Maverick' Rodgers on Sunday? Bruschi and Reiss discuss.
  • Another One Slips Away
    After leading the Bulls for much of today's game, the Celtics gave it away late.
  • Full Speed Ahead
    Despite being in control, the Revs don't figure to let up against the Red Bulls.
  • Beyond The QBs
    It's been Brady vs. Rodgers all week, but Pats-Packers is much more than than.

MORE MLB HEADLINES