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Rangers’ patience at plate does in Jon Lester

ARLINGTON, Texas — With every blink-of-an-eye at-bat, Red Sox ace Jon Lester was saving pitches.

Elvis Andrus only saw four pitches from Lester in his first at-bat, which was better than Ian Kinsler, Texas’s hottest hitter, who saw four in his first two combined.

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