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Dozier tallies three hits, Twins lose to Boston

Mar 11, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; Minnesota Twins infielder Brian Dozier (2) makes a throw to first base in the second inning of a spring training game against the Boston Red Sox at CenturyLink Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 11, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; Minnesota Twins infielder Brian Dozier (2) makes a throw to first base in the second inning of a spring training game against the Boston Red Sox at CenturyLink Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

RED SOX 12, TWINS 5

AL Cy Young winner Rick Porcello gave up five runs on nine hits and three walks over four innings in his third appearance of the spring. Pablo Sandoval hit two home runs for Boston, Mitch Moreland doubled twice and Dustin Pedroia had two hits.

Brian Dozier got three hits for Minnesota. Starter Ryan Vogelsong gave up two runs on four hits and two walks in three innings.

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