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Jon Lester has started this early 2013 season with three wins in four starts against no losses and currently sports a 1.73 ERA, an 0.885 WHIP and a 5.75 strikeout to walk ratio. He and Buchholz have provided the major push towards the Red Sox great start to the season. I wrote about what I have seen from Jon Lester so far this season in Big Leagues Magazine and the article appears on page 42 of the current issue. There are over 75 pages of baseball bliss in the current issue that features Jackie Robinson on the cover and a great retrospective of that Hall of Fame player's impact and career by staff historian, Lew Freedman. The magazine also features articles on Cano, Kershaw, Verlander and others along with scouting reports, fantasy baseball information, news, a section for kids and a great interview with Jim Callas of Baseball America. So go check out Big Leagues Magazine for a great Sunday of baseball reading.
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