Lackey Strong in Red Sox Win Over the Orioles
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) _ John Lackey limited Baltimore to one hit in four scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox beat an Orioles split squad 6-5 Monday.
Manager Buck Showalter, in his first full season with the Orioles, guided the team. He also planned to run the night game against the New York Yankees at the Orioles’ complex in Sarasota,about a 90-minute drive away.
Lackey threw 39 pitches, 29 for strikes. He then threw 16 more in the bullpen.Orioles starter Chris Tillman gave up three runs and four hits in three innings.Boston won in the bottom of the ninth when Yamaico Navarro hit
an RBI single with two outs.
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