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Gordon Edes' 10 Predictions For The Red Sox

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4. Jon Lester will win 20 games and the AL Cy Young Award

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Jon Lester avoids the slow start that may have cost him both last season and goes wire-to-wire as the league's best pitcher, against a very tough field that this season will add Oakland lefty Gio Gonzalez to the list of contenders.