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Big Jon: Lester twirls one-hit gem

Jon Lester delivered the Red Sox's second consecutive strong outing, as the southpaw notched a season-high 11 strikeouts and allowed just one hit over seven dominant frames as Boston swept Toronto.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Scutaro, SS4020002.282
Pedroia, 2B3001012.293
Martinez, V, DH4000012.247
Youkilis, 1B4010010.282
Drew, J, RF4000012.181
Varitek, C3000100.323
Beltre, A, 3B4120011.320
Hall, LF2010000.192
a-Hermida, PH-LF1000001.250
b-Lowell, PH1000011.250
Van Every, J, LF0000000.000
McDonald, D, CF3121001.333
Totals332821612.260
a-Grounded out for Hall in the 7th. b-Struck out for Hermida in the 9th.
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McCoy, M, LF2000210.242
Hill, A, 2B4000031.156
Bautista, RF-3B4000020.222
Wells, V, CF3010010.333
Overbay, 1B3000011.169
Gonzalez, Al, SS3010021.286
Ruiz, R, DH2000011.111
a-Lind, PH-DH1000011.293
Molina, J, C2000000.190
b-Lewis, F, PH-RF1000011.229
McDonald, Jo, 3B2000010.200
c-Snider, PH1000011.125
Buck, C0000000.155
Totals280202157.225
a-Struck out for Ruiz, R in the 8th. b-Struck out for Molina, J in the 8th. c-Struck out for McDonald, Jo in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Hall (1, Cecil), McDonald, D (2, Cecil), Youkilis (7, Cecil), Beltre, A (5, Janssen).
TB: Scutaro 2; Beltre, A 3; Hall 2; McDonald, D 3; Youkilis 2.
RBI: Pedroia (16), McDonald, D (6).
2-out RBI: McDonald, D.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pedroia; Drew, J 2.
SF: Pedroia.
GIDP: Martinez, V.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hall (1, 3rd base off Cecil/Molina, J).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Lester (McCoy, M at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Wells, V (11, Lester), Gonzalez, Al (10, Bard).
TB: Gonzalez, Al 2; Wells, V 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ruiz, R; Snider.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: McCoy, M (1, 2nd base by Lester/Varitek).
PO: McCoy, M (1st base by Lester).

FIELDING
DP: (Gonzalez, Al-Hill, A-Overbay).

BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lester(W, 1-2)7.010021104.71
Bard(H, 5)1.01000302.63
Papelbon(S, 7)1.00000102.25
Totals9.020021504.66
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cecil(L, 1-1)6.05111303.55
Janssen1.02110006.97
Roenicke1.00000200.00
Lewis1.01000100.00
Totals9.08221604.49
Pitches-strikes: Lester 119-75, Bard 17-10, Papelbon 13-9, Cecil 100-61, Janssen 20-12, Roenicke 13-8, Lewis 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lester 6-1, Bard 0-0, Papelbon 0-2, Cecil 3-5, Janssen 2-0, Roenicke 0-1, Lewis 2-0.
Batters faced: Lester 23, Bard 4, Papelbon 3, Cecil 23, Janssen 5, Roenicke 3, Lewis 4.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:54.
Att: 15,276.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
April 28, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media