Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 2/17/13
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Perhaps a 1:25 video of awkward silence isn't too appealing to those who desire a little more excitement out of spring training. However there are a few topics to discuss regarding this video of Jon Lester playing catch with John Lackey - like their a father-son duo getting ready for a little league game at Holman Stadium in Nashua, NH. Below is the aforementioned video so take a look, and when  you're finished check out my three takeaways from it.  (Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia) John Lackey’s dramatic weight loss It shouldn’t take you long to figure out what pitcher is throwing in the foreground (his name’s on the back of the uniform for crying out loud), but if that number and his name were absent I guarantee you wouldn’t have a clue who that player was. It’s pretty clear the rumors regarding Lackey’s weight loss are spot on. Lackey looks like he came to camp ready to go, at least physically, and that’s a great sign for the Sox. Maybe Lackey should be the new spokesper...
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