FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Miguel Gonzalez got through five innings in his final spring start, giving up four runs as the split-squad Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Wednesday.
Gonzalez allowed seven hits, including back-to-back home runs by Xander Bogaerts and Will Middlebrooks leading off the fourth.
Middlebrooks hit his fourth homer and singled, raising his average to .341.
Baltimore's Nick Markakis also is hitting .341. He doubled, scored a run and drove in one.
Steve Clevenger hit his second homer for the Orioles and Ryan Flaherty had two hits.
Dustin Pedroia had two hits for Boston.
Starting in place of Jon Lester, right-hander Allen Webster went 5 2-3 innings, giving up five runs on 11 hits.
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"I thought he made some big pitches with men on base," manager John Farrell said. "There were a number of sinkers he left on the plate that, with their aggressive approach, particularly to fastballs, he gave up obviously a high number of hits."
"But I thought, more than anything, he maintained mound presence and composure out there and did make some pitches, particularly with men in scoring position," he said.
Left-hander Craig Breslow is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game on Thursday. He has been delayed this spring after a heavy workload last season. This will be his second appearance in a game, both in minor league contests.
To avoid facing the team he will see on opening day, Lester pitched in a minor league game.
"It was good. Got my work in," Lester said. "Better after probably the first two. It's hard to duplicate anything when you get into a stadium and you get crowd noise and all that stuff. Biggest thing is healthy, and made it through."
Center fielder Grady Sizemore played in the second of what is expected to be three straight games for him. It will be the first time he has played on three consecutive days since July 2011.