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Lester, Red Sox Offense Drop the Hammer

Posted on: August 21, 2009 12:27 am
Edited on: August 21, 2009 12:31 am
 
Jon Lester threw eight innings of three-hit ball tonight.  It was one of the best starts he's had this year, and the offense was in good-enough shape to back him up.  J.D. Drew was particularly on, going 4-for-4 with two homers.

In other news, Wandy Rodriguez brought it back tonight.  Like Lester, he threw eight innings and almost got a complete game.

Hunter Pence and Carlos Lee homered.  Jose Valverde came in with the bases loaded and got the save pretty easily, at least in comparison to last night.
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