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Rangers 18, Red Sox 3

Red Sox crushed by the Rangers

Texas belts six home runs in runaway win over Sox

It was hard to say who had the more brutal night on the mound for the Red Sox: Jon Lester, the starter who was gone after two innings, or Mark Melancon, the third reliever in the game who got unmercifully shelled in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s hideous 18-3 loss to the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park.

It wasn’t even a hit-or-miss proposition, but more like miss-and-hit.

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