Lester's journey

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It didn't take long for Lester to get comfortable with the Sox. He proceeded to win his next three starts, all in interleague play over Atlanta, Washington, and the New York Mets. Lester became the first left-handed rookie in Sox history to win his first five decisions, including a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on July 18 in which he pitched eight innings of a combined one-hitter with Jonathan Papelbon.
Hot start in '06
It didn't take long for Lester to get comfortable with the Sox. He proceeded to win his next three starts, all in interleague play over Atlanta, Washington, and the New York Mets. Lester became the first left-handed rookie in Sox history to win his first five decisions, including a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on July 18 in which he pitched eight innings of a combined one-hitter with Jonathan Papelbon.
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