Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer This team. I honestly don’t know what else to say. They find new ways to amaze us Red Sox Nation members on a daily basis. And I love it! That said, tonight is a chance for the Boston Red Sox (79-55) to sweep the Baltimore Orioles (70-61), which hasn’t been an easy task over the last two seasons. In doing so, the Sox would become the second team in MLB to reach 80 wins and the first in the American League (Atlanta Braves, 80-52). That duty falls on the left shoulder of Jon Lester, who has a career 15-2 record with a 2.72 ERA in 23 starts against the O’s. Lester is 12-7 with a 3.97 ERA and has given up just four earned runs in his last four starts combined. He is 4-1 in seven starts since the All-Star Break, pitching like the ace most think he should be. Here is the Red Sox lineup tonight (first pitch – 7:10 pm EDT): 1. Ellsbury, CF 2. Victorino, RF 3. Pedroia, 2B 4. Ortiz, DH 5. Nava, LF 6. Carp, 1B 7. Saltalamacchia, C 8. Drew, SS 9. Middlebro...
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