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March 10. 2014 7:36PM

Spring win

Ortiz, Napoli home runs pace Red Sox

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz watches the ball head over the wall for a solo home run in the third inning of Boston's 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a Grapefruit League game at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., on Monday. (Will Vragovic/Tampa Bay Times/MCT)

David Ortiz and Mike Napoli homered in a 6-2 win over the Tampa bay Rays on Monday afternoon in Fort Myers, Fla.

Jon Lester made his first start of the spring, throwing three innings of one-hit ball, walking one and striking out four.

Napoli homered off former Sox lefty Erik Bedard, who is trying out for a spot in the Rays' rotation.

Will Middlebrooks added two RBIs for the Red Sox. Shane Victorino, making his spring debut in right field, was hit by a pitch and scored a run in three innings.

Grady Sizemore went 1-for-3 for Boston. Sox outfielder Corey Brown, who replaced Sizemore in center, hit a solo homer.

Rays third baseman Evan Longoria homered in the fourth off lefty Chris Capuano, who went three innings and allowed one run for Boston.

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