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Jon Lester leaves no-no with strain

Updated: July 6, 2011, 10:49 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox ace Jon Lester suffered a lower lat muscle strain after four no-hit innings against the Toronto Blue Jays Tuesday night at Fenway Park and will be re-evaluated Wednesday morning.

After Boston's 3-2 victory over the Blue Jays, Red Sox manager Terry Francona said Lester would be examined "extensively" on Wednesday.

Depending on the severity of the injury, typically a lat strain could sideline a pitcher for 2-4 weeks, according to a team source.

"It ...

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