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Jason Berken has been walking a tightrope all night, and he just dropped his balance bar. J.D. Drew, who tripled to lead off the game and scored the first Red Sox run, just hit a towering home run to center field to give Jon Lester and Boston a 4-0 lead in the fourth inning.

Berken has not won a game since his major league debut against the Toronto Blue Jays, and it appears that won't change tonight. He just got out of the fourth because Adam Jones went over the fence to rob Kevin Youkilis of what would have been the second home run of the inning. That came on Berken's 87th pitch of the game, but it looks like he'll come out for the fifth.

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It's still early, but I'd have to be the house that Lester improves to 8-0 lifetime against the O's tonight. He just threw his 40th pitch, so he could be out there until the end.

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