“I’m really excited to get it going. It’s been a long spring; it always is,” Lester said from Detroit. “The last couple weeks always get tedious and repetitive. It’s just nice to be in a different place and getting into a big stadium like this and getting the season going.”
The Red Sox will try to get off to a fast start this season, after a 2-10 start put them in a deep hole last year. Add in some more pressure from their historic September collapse, and a good start to 2012 is a must for this Red Sox team.
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