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Bud Norris pitches 3 shutout innings in Orioles' 7-3 win over Red Sox

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    Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Bud Norris warms up before the second inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Sarasota, Fla., Saturday, March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)The Associated Press

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    Boston Red Sox's Will Middlebrooks hits a solo-home run off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Tommy Hunter during the fourth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game in Sarasota, Fla., Saturday, March 8, 2014. Catching is Orioles catcher Matt Wieters. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)The Associated Press

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    Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Lavarnway shows the ball to umpire Tim Welke, not shown, after making the tag on Baltimore Orioles' Quintin Berry, left rear, during the fifth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game in Sarasota, Fla., Saturday, March 8, 2014. Berry, who was attempting to score on a single by Delmon Young, was ruled out on the play. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)The Associated Press

Bud Norris pitched three shutout innings in his second start of the spring, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday in the first of two split squad games between the teams.

The Red Sox will host the Orioles in Fort Myers on Saturday night.

Norris, the leading contender to be the Orioles' No. 5 starter, allowed two hits and struck out four. In his first start on Monday, Norris allowed one hit in two shutout innings.

Rookie left-handed starter Henry Owens gave up three runs and five hits in 2 1-3 innings for Boston.

Alex Gonzalez hit a two-run home run in a four-run sixth for the Orioles.

Will Middlebrooks' fourth inning homer off Tommy Hunter gave the Red Sox their first run.