FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Jacque Jones had three hits and Cristian Guzman had two hits and two RBIs Thursday to help a Minnesota Twins' split squad beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2.
Jones in hitting .500 (14-for-28) this spring with seven RBIs.
Justin Morneau added his third homer of the spring, a two-run drive, in the eighth off Fernando Rodney.
Rick Reed struck out five in four innings for Minnesota, allowing two runs and four hits. He gave up a two-run homer to Eric Munson in the second inning.
"Today was probably the first time that I took everything that I normally take out there in the regular season," Reed said. "I felt good and for the third straight outing I thought I could have gone another inning."
Bosox win 8-4
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Julio Zuleta, trying to earn a job with the Boston Red Sox, had three hits and five RBIs Thursday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 8-4 in a split-squad game.
Zuleta, among five young players vying for time at first base and designated hitter, hit a two-run single in the first inning, a two-run single in the fifth and a solo homer in the seventh.
Zuleta spent the past three years shuttling between the Chicago Cubs and their Triple-A affiliate in Iowa.
"I'm just here to do my job whenever Grady gives me a chance to play and show him what I can do," he said, referring to manager Grady Little.
Jeremy Giambi, Kevin Millar, David Ortiz and Shea Hillenbrand are competing with Zuleta.
Boston's Manny Ramirez went 2-for-2 to raise his average to .565 (13-for-23). Nomar Garciaparra also had two hits for the Red Sox. Lou Collier had two hits, including an eighth-inning home run.
Minnesota's Michael Ryan had a home run and two RBIs.
Boston starter Derek Lowe gave up two runs and three hits on three innings against Minnesota.
"He's struggling to get hitting on all cylinders," Little said.
Winner Brandon Lyon gave up one run and three hits in three innings, while Minnesota starter Johan Santana allowed two runs and five hits in three innings.
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