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Jon Lester gave the Red Sox bullpen a day off, leading the team to a series win over the San Francisco Giants. Yesterday, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz pulled up lame in the top of the second inning against the San Francisco Giants, slightly hyper-extending his left knee running from first to second base after collecting his first Major League hit. The Red Sox were still trying to digest the broken foot star second baseman Dustin Pedroia suffered the night before when they were forced to watch Buchholz walk with a significant limp down the dugout steps and into the clubhouse. Now, they had to find a way to piece together eight innings of relief. They did, and brilliantly, something I did not expect. Boston won as seven relievers combined to toss eight innings of two-run bal ...

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