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Jon Lester of the Boston Red Sox wipes sweat from his face against the New York Yankees on September 24, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.
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Lester Makes Sobering Admission

Lester: 'It Was the Wrong Thing To Do'
Shaughnessy: Lester Confession Is Little Consolation
Schilling Rips Lester's Admission, and His Blaming Terry Cloth Francona
Lester Fires Back at Schilling, Says Some MLB Pitchers Drank When They Pitch
Heyman: Henry Made Crawford His 'Walking, Talking, Mistake'
Now Will the Rest of the Chicken Club Come Clean?
Mike Giardi, Second Man In Again
Beckett? Beckett? Bueller?

"There's a perception out there that we were up there getting hammered and that wasn't the case. Was it a bad habit? Yes. I should have been on the bench more than I was. But we just played bad baseball as a team in September. We stunk. To be honest, we were doing the same things all season when we had the best record in baseball." -- Jon Lester told The Globe via telephone from his home in Georgia

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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