Tug Hulett Hits Game-Winner in Sox Win Over Blue Jays

Just because your team looks like a whole lot of nothing for eight innings doesn't mean you can't win it in the ninth.

That's what the Red Sox did with a 3-2 win over the Jays on Friday. The Sox, who only had two hits in the first eight innings, found three RBI singles in the ninth to win the game. Tug Hulett had the game-winning RBI single to send the Boston fans home happy.

Jon Lester was the starter and put together a solid outing. Lester went six innings and allowed six hits, no earned runs (two unearned), two walks and struck out five. Lester lowered his spring ERA to 3.79.

Mike Lowell left the game in the first inning after fouling a ball off his knee. No word yet how much time Lowell will miss, if any.

The bullpen was spotless. Jonathan Papelbon allowed two hits and a walk but didn't surrender a run. Hideki Okajima allowed a hit and struck out two while Ramon Ramirez struck out one in his inning of work.

The bad? The Red Sox had three errors on the game -- Lester, Marco Scutaro and Jorge Jimenez.

Sox will continue spring Saturday with a 1:05 p.m. game against Baltimore. John Lackey will start and Alan Embree will see time out of the bullpen.

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