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Buchholz Sharp In Red Sox Win Over Orioles

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Marco Scutaro

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) _ Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz threwfour scoreless innings and Boston beat a Baltimore Orioles split squad 2-1 on Wednesday night.

Buchholz allowed four hits with no walks and three strikeouts.Boston earned the win when Yamaico Navarro was hit on the left wrist with the bases loaded in the ninth inning by Wynn Pelzer.
Navarro sustained a contusion.

Tony Pena (2-0) got the win, pitching a perfect ninth inning.Orioles right-hander Ryan Drese, vying for a rotation spot, went three innings, giving up one run _ a solo homer in the second inning to J.D. Drew _ with one walk and one strikeout.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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