Sox, Lester limp into Marathon Monday

Updated: April 19, 2010, 8:34 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- As a warm-up for Marathon Monday, we had the Fenway sprint, as folks raced Sunday to see how quickly they could empty the ancient yard before the reality of another Red Sox defeat set in. The Sox are 4-8 after their first dozen games following Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, their fourth straight loss, third to the Rays.

They have not held a lead in their last 39 innings. They have scored just seven runs in that span, and four ...

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