Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/10/14
Game 71: Sox can't play catchup,lose 6-3 Jon Lester continues to slip, his ERA continues to rise, and his team continues to lose when he pitches. You really can't say he pitched horribly, striking out 8 and walking none, but he only mustered five innings and gave up nine hits in over 100 pitches. Boston bats looked dead until the seventh inning, but by then, they were down five and did not look strong enough to make a poignant comeback. Baltimore took three out of four games from the Red Sox and looked like the stronger team. The Orioles can flat out hit, and do not have a weakness on their offense. Here are today's four at bats that changed the game: 1)Happy 100! After an Adam Jones double to score a run, Chris Davis came up to bat. Usually, pitchers fear the homerun hitter, but Lester has never given up a hit to Davis, so why fear the hitter? Well, maybe Lester should have. Davis took a low 3-1 pitch over the right field fence to put the O's up 3-0 and give him the 100th dinger o...
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