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Lester's hot start winds up getting torched

After a rough outing against the Blue Jays, Jon Lester (6 1/3 IP, 1 run) was again on target yesterday against the Yankees. After a rough outing against the Blue Jays, Jon Lester (6 1/3 IP, 1 run) was again on target yesterday against the Yankees. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
By Michael Vega
Globe Staff / August 29, 2008

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NEW YORK - Jon Lester simply wanted to come out and throw better. He wanted to give a better acquittal of himself than he had Saturday in Toronto, when he didn't make it out of the third inning of an 11-0 drubbing. Lester was roughed up for seven runs on eight hits in 2 1/3 innings. (Full article: 610 words)

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