Fort Myers, FL (Sports Network) - J.P. Arencibia belted a two-run homer in Toronto's four-run seventh inning as the Blue Jays held on to top the Boston Red Sox, 11-8, in spring training.
Arencibia finished 3-for-4 with three RBI and scored twice for the Blue Jays, who got a pair of hits, including a solo shot, and two RBI from Adam Loewen. David Cooper also plated three RBI in the win.
David Purcey recorded the win in an inning of work, surrendering a run on two hits. Starter Jesse Litsch lasted 4 2/3 innings, allowing 11 hits and four runs.
Nate Spears had two RBI while Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez, David Ortiz, J.D. Drew and Jason Varitek each tallied two hits in the loss. Josh Beckett suffered the loss, surrendering seven runs on 11 hits in six frames of work.