FORT MYERS, Fla. — Cliff Lee pitched five scoreless innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.

Lee allowed three hits, struck out three and walked one in his fourth spring training start.

Left-hander Jon Lester pitched four innings of one-run ball for Boston. He gave up two hits, struck out five and walked one.

The Phillies scored one in the first and three in the fifth.

Ben Revere led off the first with a single against Lester. He stole second and scored on Marlon Byrd’s double.

Revere went 2 for 4 and scored twice. Byrd went 2 for 4 with two RBI and is batting .364 this spring.


Jonny Gomes homered for Boston. David Ortiz went 0 for 3 and is 2 for 25 with nine strikeouts this spring.

Minor league catcher Jon Denney was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license.

A report issued by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office says Denney, who was arrested Thursday at 4:06 a.m., “became belligerent” and began to curse at officers.

Denney was drafted by the Red Sox in the third round last year out of high school in Oklahoma. He had a .379 on-base percentage with no homers and two RBI in rookie ball.

A player in the Red Sox organization has been arrested during spring training for at least three straight years. 

ORIOLES: Time appears to be running out on Manny Machado in his bid to open the season with the Baltimore Orioles following knee surgery.


Machado had an operation in October to repair a torn ligament in his left knee. The All-Star third baseman hoped to return by opening day, but he hasn’t run in five days.

The 21-year-old Machado was supposed to have an appointment Tuesday to re-evaluate the injury, but it is likely that visit will be postponed.

The Orioles open March 31 against Boston, so Machado will obviously need a late surge to be ready.

South Korean right-hander Suk-min Yoon threw one shutout inning in his debut with the Orioles, who got a home run from Chris Davis in a 2-1 victory over a New York Yankees’ split squad at Sarasota, Fla. 

TIGERS: Detroit thinks Ian Kinsler can hit in several different spots in the lineup, and he showed why on Saturday.

Kinsler hit his first two home runs with his new team, leading the Tigers to a 14-3 exhibition win over the Houston Astros. Overall, the second baseman went 3 for 3 with four RBI. 


RAYS: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers left the game with a bruised quadriceps after fouling a ball off his right leg in the third inning against Pittsburgh.

Myers, the American League rookie of the year last season, bent over a few times. He was helped to the dugout by Rays athletic trainer Paul Harker.

Last season Myers batted .293 with 13 home runs in 93 games. 

ANGELS: Mike Trout hit a two-run homer, Jered Weaver labored into the sixth inning as Los Angeles tied Colorado 4-4 in 10 innings at Scottsdale, Ariz.

Trout’s shot to straightaway center off Juan Nicasio in the fifth was his second home run of the spring.

The 2012 AL Rookie of the Year finished 1 for 3 with a stolen base and is batting. 433. 


REDS: Chris Heisey hit his fifth spring homer and Cincinnati had 18 hits in a 16-4 victory at Phoenix, beating Milwaukee after Reds starter Homer Bailey was scratched with a sore right groin.

Brett Marshall subbed for Bailey and allowed one run in three innings. The right-hander has allowed one run in nine spring innings with 11 strikeouts.

Heisey is hitting .421 with 11 RBI in 13 games this spring. 

NATIONALS: Stephen Strasburg outpitched Jose Fernandez and Washington beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 in a spring training game at Jupiter, Fla.

Fernandez gave up two hits and an earned run with four walks in 41/3 innings.

“It’s a great matchup, two of the young bright stars in the game,” said Rob Leary, the Marlins bench coach.


Strasburg came into the game having pitched just two innings this spring, allowing one hit in an 8-4 loss to the Braves on March 4. 

CARDINALS: Joe Kelly pitched into the sixth inning and had three hits to help St. Louis beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 at Kissimmee, Fla.

Kelly allowed four hits and a run. He also became the first pitcher to have three hits in a spring training game since Chris Volstad did it for the Marlins in 2010. 

DODGERS: Dee Gordon had a leadoff triple in Los Angeles’ two-run first, and a split-squad of Dodgers beat the Padres 5-4 at Glendale, Ariz.

Gordon, who also stole second base, has nine steals in nine attempts this spring.

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