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TIGERS 8, RED SO X 6

Red Sox’ losing streak reaches five games

Jon Lester headed to the dugout after being removed during the fifth inning of Saturday’s game.

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Jon Lester headed to the dugout after being removed during the fifth inning of Saturday’s game.

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The Red Sox fell to the Detroit Tigers, 8-6, Saturday night in Detroit, extending their losing streak to five games.

Sox starter Jon Lester was charged with five runs over 4 innings. He allowed 12 hits and one walk and didn’t strike out a batter. Two of the hits were home runs, by Nick Castellanos in the third and Eugenio Suarez in the fourth.

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