A postgame interview with Terry Francona
Red Sox manager meets the media after losing the ALCS
If you could just talk about Lester's performance tonight and what you saw from him as the game went on.TERRY FRANCONA: I thought Jon was tremendous, out of the chute. He had power with all of his pitches. He threw enough really good breaking balls to kind of slow them down a little bit, had some power on his two seamer and his cutter. The run in the fourth, that was a real nice piece of hitting by Longoria, hit the ball down the right field line. Next inning, Aybar goes down and gets a breaking ball with a double, infield hit, then he got a cutter, just not it was actually a pretty good pitch, the one Baldelli hit through the hole. Three straight hits, they get another run, and then he held them there until the home run. Actually I thought he pitched very, very well.
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