The Red Sox take game 1 of the Grapefruit League schedule, 8-3 over the Twins. A few highlights:
* – Josh Beckett three two scoreless innings, walking two and allowing one hit.
* – Lars Anderson hit a 7th inning grand slam to break things open.
* – Andrew Miller struck out three in two innings of work.
* – Newcomer Mark Melancon surrendered two hits and a run in one inning.
* – Dustin Pedroia batted lead-off while Jacoby Ellsbury hit second in the line-up.
* – Red Sox take on the Twins again Monday (7:05pm) with Clay Buchholz getting the start.