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BOSTON — Felix Doubront was almost unrecognizable during the second game of Tuesday’s doubleheader. Doubront, a man notorious for running up high pitch counts, struggling with control and walking a tightrope, was in complete control against the Rays. The lefty twirled eight shutout innings in what was without question the best start of his big league career. Doubront didn’t factor into the decision on Tuesday, as Kelly Johnson smacked a game-tying home run off Andrew Bailey in the top of the ninth inning before Jonny Gomes eventually responded with a walk-off blast in the bottom of the inning. But lack of decision aside, there was a lot to love about Doubront’s effort. Doubront’s eight innings were a career high, and he allowed just three hits, all of which came in the first three innings. The lefty retired the final 17 batters he faced en route to turning in his first career scoreless start of any length. Manager John Farrell even admitted after the game that he considered sending ...
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