John Lackey SP BOS 1 Month

John Lackey gave up three runs over 6 2/3 innings Friday in a 10-3 win over the Indians.

Lackey surrendered a two-run homer to Carlos Santana in the second inning and an RBI double to Michael Brantley in the third, but he held the Indians off the board the rest of the way. He notched five strikeouts in the victory and now sits at 8-4 with a 3.24 ERA and 81/18 K/BB ratio in 94 1/3 across 14 starts. He'll look for his third straight win when he faces the Twins next week at Fenway Park.

John Lackey SP BOS 1 Month

John Lackey earned his seventh victory of the season on Sunday, surrendering three runs (two earned) on seven hits over eight innings against the Tigers.

Lackey punched out five on the night while issuing just one free pass. Rookie shortstop Eugenio Suarez was responsible for most of the damage against him, delivering a pair of RBI singles. He'll look to carry over this strong effort when he takes a 3.18 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 76/16 K/BB ratio into Friday's matchup against the Indians.

John Lackey SP BOS 2 Months

John Lackey took a complete-game loss after giving up three runs in eight innings Monday against the Indians.

Lackey walked just two batters in this one. Unfortunately, they came in a three-batter span in the first inning, and a Lonnie Chisenhall bloop single scored both runners. Lackey went on to give up only one more run, but it wasn't enough tonight. The complete game was his first of the season. He has a 1.94 ERA over his last eight starts.

John Lackey SP BOS 2 Months

John Lackey held the Rays scoreless over seven-plus innings on Friday, but was handed a no-decision.

Lackey gave up just five hits and one walk while striking out three, but he didn't get any help from his offense. While he took the no-decision, the outing was nice to see after he was hit hard last time out. He'll carry a 3.58 ERA into a start against the Braves next week.

John Lackey SP BOS 2 Months

John Lackey was hammered for six runs -- five earned -- over 5 1/3 innings Saturday in a loss to the Tigers.

Detroit's offense got to Lackey for nine hits and two walks in the blowout. Lackey had been riding a streak of four straight starts with two or fewer runs allowed and watched his ERA balloon from 3.57 to 4.01. He will look to right the ship next time out against the Rays.

John Lackey SP BOS 2 Months

John Lackey allowed two runs on seven hits, striking out nine, over seven innings in a win over the Rangers on Sunday.

Lackey has now turned in four straight starts with two or fewer runs allowed, going 3-0 over that time. He struck out nine while not walking a batter in the outing. Lackey owns a 5-2 record, 3.57 and 1.21 WHIP through eight starts. The Tigers are the next unlucky club to draw Lackey, and they'll meet on Saturday.

John Lackey SP BOS 3 Months

John Lackey allowed two runs on five hits over six innings in a no-decision against the Athletics on Sunday.

The right-hander gave up five hits and three walks while striking out four. Lackey owns a 2.05 ERA over his last three starts, lowering his season ERA to 3.72. He'll look to stay on a roll when the Red Sox visit the Rangers next weekend.

John Lackey SP BOS 3 Months

John Lackey allowed two runs on six hits over eight innings in a win over the Rays on Tuesday.

Lackey turned in his second straight strong start after a couple of clunkers in the middle of the month. The right-hander issued one walk while striking out five in the outing. With the win, he moved to 4-2 with a 3.82 ERA through six starts. He'll try to keep it going Sunday against the Athletics.

John Lackey SP BOS 3 Months

John Lackey excelled against the Yankees on Wednesday, striking out 11 while allowing one run over eight innings.

Lackey was coming off a pair of six-run drubbings -- one of them coming at the hands of the Yankees -- but he was in command from the first tonight; only once in his eight innings did the Yankees have multiple batters reach. Lackey is now 3-2 with a 4.22 ERA. He'll get the Rays next.

John Lackey SP BOS 3 Months

John Lackey was hit hard for six runs over 5 1/3 innings in Friday's loss to the Orioles.

Lackey gave up 10 hits and four walks before exiting in the sixth inning. The 35-year-old has now given up six runs in back-to-back outings. He gave up six runs or more just once last year. While Lackey owns an ugly 5.25 ERA through four starts this year, he has at least struck out 23 batters in 24 innings. He'll attempt to turn the tide next week against the Yankees at home. Those in mixed leagues might want to sit out that matchup.