Originally written on Fenway West  |  Last updated 8/8/12
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The Red Sox were able to score 9 runs on the way to a win last night, however tonight the Sox bats were stopped dead in their tracks when they had to face Dempster.  Jon Lester started off looking like it might be one of his best starts of the season, however he let himself get frustrated with the home plate umpire and walked off the mound in line for a loss. Lester is starting to show signs that he is that "Lester of old" lately.  He looked like that ace pitcher we need him to be during the first 5 inning of the game.  Lester didn't allow any of the Rangers to get beyond 2nd base until the 6th inning.  In the 6th, Lester gave up a leadoff double to Murphy and then an RBI single to Kinsler to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead.  Lester then believed he struck out Hamilton, however the home plate umpire disagreed.  Hamilton ended up hitting an RBI single to have the Sox down 0-2.  Lester left the mound barking at the home plate umpire.  In the 7th, Lester found a little bit of struggle as ...
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