After battling cancer, tossing no-hitter, Lester wins Hutch Award

Updated: November 10, 2008, 10:27 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Boston left-hander Jon Lester, who has recovered from cancer, clinched the World Series for the Red Sox in 2007 and threw a no-hitter last season, was selected as the recipient of the Hutch Award.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle made the announcement on Monday.

It gives the award annually to a major league player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of former major league pitcher and manager Fred Hutchinson, who died from cancer ...

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