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Felix Doubront has been a steady starter for Red Sox

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Over the last two months, Felix Doubront has established a pattern of consistency the Red Sox have come to expect whenever he takes the mound.

“He’s working six and seven innings each time out, low runs,’’ noted manager John Farrell. “And probably the last five or six of those starts, he’s gotten into the rhythm of the game much earlier than maybe the first half of the season or month and a half of the season.’’

Although he took the mound under less than ideal pitching conditions Friday night, with the temperature at an oven-baked Fenway Park near triple digits three hours before game time, Doubront worked in rhythm and paced the Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Yankees before a sellout crowd of 38,130.

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