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Where Lackey went wrong last season

His walks rose, his strikeouts dropped and he was stumped by lefties

Updated: February 16, 2011, 2:30 PM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

It's probably a good rule of thumb for a starting pitcher to have a win for every million dollars he makes.

At 14-11, John Lackey came up four wins short in 2010.

In a different spring, he'd likely be under far greater scrutiny. But a slew of key players return from injury for the Boston Red Sox, including fellow starter Josh Beckett. Throw in the arrival of two offensive stars. Then there's the possibility of a spring filled with Jonathan Papelbon trade rumors.

Once everyone ...

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