Red Sox lose to Twins, Lester named Opening Day Starter

The Red Sox hosted the Twins down in Ft.Myers Monday with Minnesota taking an 8-4 decision.

* Felix Doubront scattered eight hits through 4 2/3 innings, giving up two runs.

* Mark Melancon gets roughed up for three runs in one inning of relief work, a bases clearing double by Joe Benson that brought in three runs.

* Jacoby Ellsbury banged out a pair of hits for Boston.

* Before the game, manager Bobby Valentine named Jon Lester as his Opening Day starter in Detroit April 5.

* Next up: Tuesday vs. Blue Jays 7:05pm


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