Lester Listed Day-to-Day; Magic Number Stuck on 3

Posted: 26th September 2009 by Amanda Bruno in MLB
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It was one scary scene Friday night in the Bronx for Red Sox fans. Jon Lester, who is projected to be the Game 1 starter in the playoffs, was drilled in the right leg in the third inning off aáMelky Cabrera line drive. á He hit the ground, screaming in pain. It was every Sox fansÆ worst nightmare coming true in a matter of seconds. á Luckily, x-rays turned up negative and the left-handed ace is listed day-to-day with a contusion on his right quad. á The Yankeesáwon 9-5 and lowered their magic number to win the American League East to three games. á Boston picked up no ground as the Texas Rangers also won its game 8-3 over the Tampa Bay Rays so the magic number remains at three to clinch the AL Wild Card. It's not time to panic, that could have played out a lot worse, and Lester is ...

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