Jason Varitek (left) celebrates his fifth-inning homer. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
Washington native Jon Lester ended the Sox's three-game losing streak in impressive fashion, shutting out the Mariners over 7 1/3 innings in his homecoming. Lester's batterymate, Jason Varitek, provided all the support the southpaw needed with a two-run homer.
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