at Fort Myers, Fla.
Sunday, March 2 Red Sox at the plate: Mike Lowell connected on a 3-2 pitch from Livan Hernandez and drilled it over the left-field wall for his first homer of the spring leading off the second. David Ortiz doubled in the first in two at-bats as the Red Sox dropped their first game of the Grapefruit League campaign. Twins at the plate: Jon Knott opened the four-run third inning with a long solo homer to left off Clay Buchholz. Adam Everett and Michael Cuddyer also had doubles in the inning, with Cuddyer's double driving in two runs.
Up next: Kyle Snyder gets the call as the Red Sox travel across the state to Jupiter to take on the Florida Marlins at 1 p.m. ET on Monday. Josh Beckett will start a "B" game against the Twins at City of Palms Park. Gates open at 9:30 a.m. and first pitch is at 10 a.m. for the contest. Admission is free. Jason Varitek and Sean Casey are among the regulars who will stay behind and play at City of Palms.
Mike Petraglia is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.