Found July 09, 2013 on RedSoxLife:
The Guru Contributing Writer It was supposed to be a showdown of aces. Big Jon Lester vs. King Felix. Problem was, only one showed up. Felix Hernandez held Boston to just six hits and two runs in seven innings of work as the Seattle Mariners beat up on the Red Sox 11-4. Lester was not at his best. The Red Sox starter struggled with his command through five innings, giving up nine hits and five runs including a bases loaded walk to the number nine hitter. Lester also seemed to lose his composure as he had words for home plate umpire Ed Hickox after the fifth inning. While Lester had looked good in his previous two starts, he took a step backwards last night. Lester has just two wins now in his last ten starts to drop his record to 8-5. After the Mariners took an early 2-0 lead, the Red Sox were able to scrape together two runs in the fifth inning on a hit by pitch, two singles and a wild pitch to tie the score. However, Lester couldn't hold the lead giving up a solo hom...
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