Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/1/13
 Jon Lester has struggled recently, including giving up six runs in a 9-7 loss to the Blue Jays in his most recent start. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)  Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer Jon Lester’s best start of his young 2013 campaign came in Toronto’s Rogers Centre. It is also the place of his worst. Just over three weeks ago, Lester threw seven innings with six strikeouts and gave up no runs, picking up an easy 13-0 win. Last night, though, he went six innings and gave up six runs (five earned). Two of those runs come on a home run by Edward Encarnacion that still hasn’t landed. Lester described his most recent outing as a “grind” from the first pitch and took the blame for a 9-7 loss to the Blue Jays. “Really from pitch one, I never was able to get into a rhythm with anything,” Lester said after the game. “As far as fastball command, cutter, curveball or changeup, I was never really able to repeat down in the zone enough. It was a grind from pitch one
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