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John Lackey really can’t catch a break. Lackey pitched very well in Thursday’s loss to the Twins, yet it’s one play that ultimately doomed his outing and overshadowed everything else that went right. What makes the whole situation stink even more for Lackey is that it isn’t the first time this season he’s had an unfortunate sequence bury him. The Red Sox jumped out to a 2-0 lead on Thursday before back-to-back extra-base hits by Oswaldo Arcia and Aaron Hicks put the Twins on the scoreboard in the fifth inning. Lackey showed brief ineffectiveness during that two-pitch span. He threw a hanging breaking ball with a 3-2 count that Arcia banged off the center-field wall for a triple, and he caught way too much of the plate with a four-seamer to Hicks, resulting in an RBI double. But even then, Lackey bounced back to strike out Pedro Florimon and Brian Dozier to minimize the damage. It was the sixth inning that was disastrous. Joe Mauer, whom Lackey struck out three times on Thursday, led...
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