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Month to remember for Ortiz, Lester

Sunday's victory over Royals puts pair of rolling Red Sox in the spotlight

Updated: May 30, 2010, 8:01 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- When David Ortiz and Jon Lester are productive, so are the Boston Red Sox. They are two big reasons why the Sox have been able to turn a horrid April into a prosperous May and both were at their best Sunday at Fenway Park.

Lester worked seven strong innings, allowing only one run on four hits with four walks and five strikeouts to lead Boston to an 8-1 victory over the Royals. The southpaw is 6-0 with a 1.43 ERA in eight starts since April 23.

Prior to his ...

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