John Lackey pitched 6 2/3 innings, allowing one run, to earn the win and clinch a World Series title for the Red Sox in Wednesday's Game 6.
Red Sox manager John Farrell indicated Sunday that all of his relievers, and John Lackey, are available out of the bullpen for Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday.
John Lackey was charged with three runs over 6 1/3 frames in Thursday's World Series Game 2 loss to the Cardinals.
John Lackey will pitch Game 2 of the World Series.
Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports that the Red Sox are expected to start John Lackey in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday.
John Lackey was excellent Tuesday, striking out eight while holding the Tigers scoreless over 6 2/3 frames in a 1-0 win in Game 3 of the ALCS.
John Lackey allowed four runs over 5 1/3 innings but earned the win against the Rays on Saturday.
John Lackey will not start for the Red Sox Sunday.
John Lackey pitched a two-hitter in his 16th career complete game Thursday as the Red Sox beat the Orioles 3-1 to clinch a postseason berth.
John Lackey was charged with four runs over 6 1/3 innings Friday in a no-decision against the Yankees.
John Lackey yielded seven runs on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings in Saturday's win against the Yankees.
John Lackey gave up three earned runs in seven innings Monday as the Red Sox fell to the Tigers.
John Lackey allowed three runs in 7 1/3 innings of a no-decision against the Orioles on Wednesday.
John Lackey allowed two runs over eight innings and struck out six in Friday's 2-0 loss to the Dodgers.