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Jon Lester (lat strain) goes on DL

Updated: July 7, 2011, 12:16 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox placed left-handed pitcher Jon Lester on the disabled list with a lower lat muscle strain Wednesday and recalled right-handed reliever Scott Atchison from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Lester suffered the injury and was removed after four no-hit innings Tuesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays.

"Jon Lester had an MRI (Wednesday) which confirmed the diagnosis of a latissimus strain," Red Sox medical director Dr. Tom Gill said in a statement Wednesday ...

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