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Jon Lester up against Rangers’ Yu Darvish

ARLINGTON, Texas — For Jon Lester, it’s not about how high-wattage his pitching matchup Sunday against Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will be. It’s about how few and far between the runs will inevitably be.

Whether it’s CC Sabathia or Justin Verlander, the mentality Lester takes into battles with marquee pitchers is straightforward.

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