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Red Sox Notebook

John Lackey: Alex Rodriguez shouldn’t be playing

TORONTO — In his first game in the majors, back in 2002, John Lackey gave up a home run to Alex Rodriguez. Years later, Rodriguez admitted that he used performance-enhancing drugs during that season.

Now Lackey will likely face Rodriguez on Saturday when he is scheduled to start against the Yankees. Once again, Rodriguez’s drug use is an issue.

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