Originally written on Fenway West  |  Last updated 8/25/12
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While everyone was talking about the blockbuster trade and if and when it was going to happen, the Red Sox took the mound and actually ended their losing streak.  Jon Lester took the mound for the Sox and there was the much needed return of David Ortiz.   Lester took the mound and hoped to build on his last few outings.  Lester was given a couple of runs in the bottom of the 1st.  Ciriaco and Ellsbury singled and then Pedroia moved them both over into scoring position.  David Ortiz heard a huge ovation as he made his way back to the batters box.  With one pitch, Papi sent a ball into CF and scored both Ciriaco and Ells.  Sox 2-0.  Papi was limping, but still hitting.  Lester gave the lead away in the 3rd when he gave up a solo HR to Hosmer and then an RBI double to Gordon.  Sox 2-2.  In the 4th, Lester gave up an RBI single to Giovotella to give the Royals their first lead.  However, Lester just kept trucking along and pitching well.  In the bottom of the 7th, the Sox finally had L...
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