Stars Nearly Align for Lester in One-Hitter

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Stars Nearly Align for Lester in One-Hitter
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BOSTON -- Jon Lester didn't get the perfect game, the elusive holy grail for pitchers. One hit – a double by Maicer Izturis, the Blue Jays No. 9 batter, past third baseman Will Middlebrooks down the left field line, with two outs in the sixth inning – took care of that. Izturis was the only base runner Lester allowed in his complete game shutout.

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