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Jon Lester can't escape this time

Updated: May 31, 2011, 1:39 AM ET
By Steven Krasner | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Jon Lester took the small-picture approach. Manager Terry Francona offered a bigger-picture analysis and hinted at tinkering with the Red Sox left-hander's pitch selection.

But despite the difference in outlook after Lester and the Red Sox were beaten 7-3 by the Chicago White Sox on Monday night at Fenway Park, the bottom line is that Lester has been struggling in un-ace-like fashion, beginning with his start at Toronto on May 10.

Lester chalked up Monday night's ...

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