Red Sox - 000 000 300 - 3 6 1 Orioles - 003 020 10x - 6 14 1Lester (5-9-5-0-8, 106) struggled yet again. In his last six starts, dating back to May 20, Lester has allowed 47 hits and 18 walks in 35 innings, and has a 7.20 ERA.
Will Middlebrooks hit a three-run homer. . . . Jose Igesias extended his hitting streak to 17 games. ... Mike Carp came out of the game with right hamstring tightness.
Roster Move Du Jour: Pedro Beato was added to the 40-man roster and called up from Pawtucket. Rubby De La Rosa was sent down. Beato pitched the sixth inning today, retiring the side on nine pitches.