FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz hit
a two-run homer, and top prospect Casey Kelly made his spring training
debut with a scoreless first inning as a Boston Red Sox split squad beat
Northeastern University 15-0 on Wednesday in the first game of an
The Red Sox will take on Boston
College in the second game.
Boston pitchers surrendered only two
hits. Manny Delcarmen, who followed Kelly to the mound, pitched one
inning and picked up the win.
Gil Velazquez hit a bases-loaded
double in the second inning. Luis Exposito went 2-for-4, scored twice
and had four RBIs, and Che-Hsuan Lin and Ryan Khoury also had two hits
each for Boston.
Sean Lyons and Kevin Ferguson had
Northeastern's only hits. Les Williams took the loss, allowing three
runs — two earned — on two hits and three walks in one inning.