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    From the Maniacal One . . .

    This week’s obscure but telling facts from statistician Chuck Waseleski of Millers Falls (through Friday):


    David Ortiz is batting .417 against lefthanders at Fenway Park.

    .298, .304

    Dustin Pedroia is hitting .298 with two strikes on him, .304 after 0-and-2 counts.

    2.32, 8.44


    Jon Lester’s ERA is 2.32 when he retires the leadoff batter, 8.44 when the leadoff batter reaches base.


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    No. 9 batters have hit seven home runs against Red Sox pitchers.


    Daniel Nava is batting .405 with the tying or go-ahead run on base.


    Jose Iglesias is 18 for 28 (.643) when the Red Sox are trailing.