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Another command performance

Despite Sox loss, Lackey continues to impress with control and velocity

Updated: June 6, 2013, 2:00 AM ET
By By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- John Lackey is in his fourth year with the Boston Red Sox, and he has never pitched for them in the postseason. That's a scenario no one in the Sox front office envisioned when Lackey was signed to a five-year, $82.5 million contract on Dec. 15, 2009, two months after he and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Sox, 5-0, in the first game of what became a three-game sweep in the American League Division Series.

But that may all change this season, especially if Lackey can continue to ...

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