Red Sox 8, Twins 3
Josh Beckett pitched two scoreless innings and Lars Anderson hit
a grand slam, leading manager Bobby Valentine and the Boston Red
Sox to an 8-3 victory over a Minnesota Twins split squad in their
spring training opener Sunday.
Beckett gave up one hit with two strikeouts for Boston, which
beat Northeastern 25-0 and Boston College 6-3 Saturday in
Left-hander Francisco Liriano allowed a hit and walked one in
two scoreless innings for the Twins. He struck out one.
Anderson hit his grand slam in the Red Sox’s five-run seventh.
Mike Aviles had a two-run single in the fourth.
Ben Revere drove in a run with a groundout in the fifth, and had
an RBI single in the seventh for the Twins.