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Lester not a stretch pitcher

His struggles have led to short starts

The Sox hope to see more consistency out of Jon Lester, who has pitched into the seventh inning in just two of his six starts. The Sox hope to see more consistency out of Jon Lester, who has pitched into the seventh inning in just two of his six starts. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
By Gordon Edes and Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / April 29, 2008

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Jon Lester will be pitching with an extra day's rest when he makes his seventh start of the young season tonight against the Toronto Blue Jays, a team he will be facing for the first time in 2008. (Full article: 816 words)

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