TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Bos 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 5
Date of game: 3/17/2013

Recap: Boston vs. Tampa Bay

Fort Myers, FL (Sports Network) - Boston starter Jon Lester struck out six over six perfect innings to help the Red Sox defeat the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-1, on Sunday in spring training action.

Anthony Carter and Joel Hanrahan each spun a perfect inning in relief to keep the perfect game going, but in the ninth, Marco Duarte gave up a one-out single to Jason Bourgeois, who scored two batters later on Cole Figueroa's two-out double to account for Tampa Bay's lone run.

Jonny Gomes finished 3-for-3 with four RBI, while Lyle Overbay knocked in the other run for the Red Sox.

Tampa Bay starter Alex Cobb gave up four runs -- three earned -- on six hits over 5 1/3 frames.

Game Notes

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Defense dominated in the Illinois State spring football game before Sean Slattery's late 31-yard field goal lifted the Red team to a 3-0 win over the White on Saturday.

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