Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 8/26/13
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  In one of their most exciting series of the year with so much swirling around the big Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers trade from the last August, Boston got the edge this time around. Pitching for the Red Sox dominated the series as John Lackey, Jon Lester and Jake Peavy all turned in solid performances as Boston took two out of three from the Dodgers in their first trip to Dodger Stadium since June 2002. Peavy’s start was the most impressive as he was able to go the distance on Sunday night in 8-1 victory. He struck five Dodger hitters while allowing just three hits in the complete game effort. The win marked Peavy’s first win vs. LA since September 25, 2008. Despite being shutout on Friday night by Dodgers starter Ricky Nolasco, the Boston offensive attack picked up the slack starting with a four run first inning off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Jonny Gomes lead the attack with three run homerun that was enough to seal the 4-2 victory. Aside from Peavy’s masterful start on Sunday, the l...
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