Jon Lester allowed four runs on eight hits over five innings on Friday. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
By Chris Hester / Special to MLB.com
The Red Sox extended their losing streak at Safeco Field to nine on Friday, as Jon Lester was unable to protect an early lead. David Ortiz had three hits including a homer, but the Sox were stifled by the Seattle bullpen. Mike Timlin took the loss in relief.
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