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Lester said the issue wouldn’t affect him in the future.

“I played with Jon basically my whole professional career,” Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia said. “He kind of sweats a lot, man. I know he loads up with rosin all over the place. I don’t even like going out there and telling him ‘good job,’ and patting him on the back because you get all wet and stuff.”