Found April 19, 2013 on Sox and Dawgs:
Jon Lester was sharp for seven innings and Daniel Nava knocked in two runs to help the Boston Red Sox to a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 6-3 win on Thursday night. {mp4remote}{/mp4remote} For more slices of Red Sox goodness, head over to the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, CSN New England,  ESPN Boston, NESN, Providence Journal, and WEEI websites. And if you must check out the enemy news, head over to the Akron Beacon Journal and Cleveland Plain Dealer websites. And be sure to check out our Bloguin brother, Burning River Baseball. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well. photo credit: getty images

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