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Red Sox Lester Throws Three Innings In Simulated Game

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Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Boston Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP/CBS) — Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester pitched three innings of a simulated game Monday morning.

Lester missed his scheduled start Sunday because of illness. He threw Monday before the Red Sox played Orioles.

Read: Mets Top Red Sox 6-5, Lester Out With Flu

Working on the back field, Lester threw to five Red Sox minor leaguers, including right-handed hitters Oscar Tejeda, Hector Luna, Che-Hsuan Lin and Ryan Lavarnway and lefty Nate Spears. He threw 49 pitches.

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