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

exhibition games.

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.