Found July 14, 2013 on NESN.com:
It’s been a Jekyll and Hyde season for Jon Lester, so it’s important to take advantage of his good days. The Red Sox didn’t do so on Saturday. Lester, who was a model of consistency from 2008 to 2011 before a rocky 2012 campaign, started 2013 in impressive fashion. Since beginning the year 6-0, however, Lester has become a symbol of inconsistency, as there’s simply no telling what kind of game the Red Sox are in for when he toes the rubber. The good Lester showed up on Saturday in Oakland. The lefty’s final stat line — three runs on six hits in 6 1/3 innings — isn’t anything to marvel at, but he was pretty solid beyond a few brief hiccups. The problem for the Red Sox was that even one hiccup was too much, as Boston’s offense was held in check by A.J. Griffin en route to a 3-0 Athletics win. “He’s probably pitching on the wrong day,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said. “On a night where we score our typical amount of runs, we’re probably having a completely different conversation aft
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