Feb 24, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Daniel Descalso (33) is congratulated by Cardinals manager Mike Matheny (22) after hitting a solo home run against the Boston Red Sox at Roger Dean Stadium. The Red Sox defeated the Cardinals, 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports
Jupiter, FL (Sports Network) - Pedro Ciriaco drove in two runs to help the Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Grapefruit League action.
Mark Hamilton and J.C. Linares each drove in a run for the Red Sox, who also got two hits and a run scored from Mauro Gomez.
Jon lester tossed two perfect innings in the start for Boston, striking out one.
Daniel Descalso hit a solo home run for the Cardinals, who saw starter John Gast give up two runs on four hits over two innings of work.
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