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Inside Lester's September struggles

Red Sox pitcher has never lost to the Baltimore Orioles

Updated: September 28, 2011, 10:34 AM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

With one game to go (for now), the Boston Red Sox will turn to their ace.

Jon Lester gets the start in Wednesday's season finale against the Baltimore Orioles, just the team he should want to face. No pitcher has been more dominant against a single foe.

Lester is 14-0 with 2.33 ERA in his career against the Orioles, the longest active winning streak for a pitcher against a team in the majors. The last Red Sox pitcher to reel off 14 straight wins against a team was Tom ...

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