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Red Sox Top Blue Jays in Rain-Shortened Game

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DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) _ Kyle Drabek struck out five and allowed five hits over five innings in a matchup of sons of former All-Stars, but Boston rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday in a game shortened by rain.

Tony Pena Jr., son of former major league catcher and current Yankees bench coach, started for Boston in place of John Lackey, who remained in Fort Myers because of the threat of rain. Play was stopped for 21 minutes after the fifth inning, and the game was called after the Red Sox batted in the top of the eighth.

Pena gave up one run and two doubles to Aaron Hill over three
innings.Jeremy Hazelbaker hit a two-run homer in the seventh for Boston.Drabek is the son of 1990 NL Cy Young winner Doug Drabek.

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

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