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Red Sox: 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.

FOR THE RECORD

Orioles: Evan Meek earned the save. … Right-handers Suk-Min Yoon and Mike Wright will pitch for the Orioles in an exhibition game at Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday.

Red Sox: To avoid facing the team he will see on opening Day, Lester pitched in a minor league game. Throwing for high Class A Salem against a Twins squad, he went six innings, giving up one run on three hits with three walks and seven strikeouts.

“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. … Left-hander Chris Capuano also pitched in a minor league game. For Single-A Greenville, he went five hitless innings, striking out 10. … Daniel Nava played six innings in center field for Triple-A Pawtucket at the Twins’ complex. The switch-hitter went 3 for 6 with a home run and three RBIs. … The crowd of 10,147 was the largest in the three-year history of JetBlue Park.