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For Lester, two poor pitches lead to disaster

By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / October 14, 2008

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Reviewing his Game 3 performance, Jon Lester kept coming back to two pitches - a misplaced fastball and a backdoor cutter that morphed into more of a slider. Two pitches. Two mistakes. Two home runs for the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning. B.J. Upton sent the fastball soaring into left field for a three-run homer. Evan Longoria lifted ... (Full article: 658 words)

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