Blue Jays 1, Red Sox 0

Sutton allows game’s only run

 SCORE: Blue Jays 1, Red Sox 0

 RECORD: 14-13-1

 BREAKDOWN: The game was scoreless until the eighth inning, when an error by third baseman Drew Sutton allowed the Blue Jays to score the only run. J.D. Durbin allowed singles to Mark DeRosa and Maicer Izturis to open the inning. After two outs, Kevin Pillar hit a grounder to Sutton, who allowed the ball to go underneath him. The ball was retrieved in left field by Jackie Bradley, who made a strong throw to shortstop Jonathan Diaz, who then threw out pinch runner Kevin Ahrens at the plate. The Jays had seven regulars in the lineup.


 THUMBS UP: Alfredo Aceves pitched five two-hit innings with five strikeouts and two walks in his best outing of camp. He is slated to be a long reliever, but could assume multiple roles if he isn’t traded. Jose De La Torre, who pitched so well for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic, pitched two scoreless innings. The Red Sox had only two hits, by Bradley and Bryce Brentz.

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 THUMBS DOWN: The Sox could do little against Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ, who pitched six two-hit innings. Mauro Gomez and Ryan Lavarnway, righthanded hitters with a chance to stick with David Ortiz out, are hitting .150 and .163, respectively. Sutton committed his fourth error of the spring . . . Mike Carp went 0 for 3 and is hitting .194.

 MEDICAL NEWS: Stephen Drew continued to work out and hit back in Fort Myers, but there is no timetable on when he’ll get into a game as he recovers from a concussion. Ortiz continued to work on his hitting but hasn’t run yet. Lyle Overbay returned after a couple of days of being down with back spasms and went 0 for 2. The opt-out date on his contract is Tuesday.

 AROUND THE BASES: Don’t know if it’s spring training dog days or impatient hitters, but Red Sox games have been quick of late. Friday’s game lasted 2 hours 12 minutes, and it took just 2:17 to play the Yankees Wednesday . . . The only two Blue Jays regulars who did not play were slugger Edwin Encarnacion, who hurt a finger in a WBC game and will get a couple of days off, and Brett Lawrie, who is recovering from sore ribs and hasn’t played since March 2.

 NEXT GAME: The Red Sox host the Pirates Saturday at 1:35 p.m. Clay Buchholz opposes Jeff Locke. Junichi Tazawa, Daniel Bard, and Anthony Carter will also pitch for Boston. The game is on NESN and WEEI.