Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 4/11/12
Two very good starts, and nothing to show for it - that's Jon Lester's 2012 season in a nutshell after his first two starts. Coming off the Opening Day loss to Justin Verlander and the Detroits Tigers, Lester pitched 8 very strong innings allowing just 3 hits and a pair of walks while striking out 6 in a 3-1 loss to the Blue Jays. The problem continues to be the offense which scratched out only 3 hits against Toronto starter Ricky RomeroMost of the scoring in the game came in the 3rd inning. The Red Sox got on the board on an RBI single by Jacoby Ellsbury that scored Mike Aviles in the top of the 3rd inning. Toronto responded with a pair of runs in the bottom of the frame. They added an insurance run in the bottom of the 8th.Ellsbury, Aviles and Cody Ross had the only hits for the Red Sox who are clearly not firing on all cylinders at the plate.NOTES - The Red Sox had the tying runs in scoring position in the top of the 9th with just one out, but Kevin Youkilis struck out and D...
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