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Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Michael Young (10) fields a ball in a spring training baseball game in Dunedin, Fla., Monday, March 25, 2013.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Michael Young (10) fields a ball in a spring training baseball game in Dunedin, Fla., Monday, March 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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DUNEDIN, Fla. — J.P. Arencibia homered twice, Josh Johnson struck out eight in 5 1-3 shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 13-4 on Monday.


Arencibia hit a three-run shot and Jose Reyes had a two-run triple during an eight-run second off Phillies starter John Lannan. Mark DeRosa, Rajai Davis and Melky Cabrera each had RBI singles.


Arencibia, who had three hits, added a two-run drive in a three-run fourth.


Johnson gave up four hits and one walk. Lannan allowed 12 runs and 14 hits over four innings.


Mets 7, Braves 4


KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dillon Gee pitched six scoreless innings and struck out seven as New York topped Atlanta.


Gee allowed two hits and walked none. He had struggled earlier this spring, allowing 11 earned runs in his previous two starts. He missed the second half of the 2012 season with a clot in the artery to his right shoulder.


Braves starter Mike Minor gave up five runs in five innings and has a 6.26 ERA this spring.


Andrew Brown, Jamie Hoffmann and Collin Cowgill homered off Minor.


Jason Heyward and Justin Upton hit back-to-back homers off Mets reliever Robert Carson for the Braves.


Braves closer Craig Kimbrel, who has been hit hard this spring, pitched a scoreless inning.


Orioles 12, Red Sox 9


SARASOTA, Fla. — Adam Jones hit his first two home runs of the spring, J.J. Hardy homered and drove in four and Wilson Betemit also had RBIs before leaving with a knee injury as Baltimore beat Boston.


Jones, who missed more than two weeks of spring training while playing in the World Baseball Classic, was 1 for 19 before his first home run. He also singled.


Hardy was batting .114 before the game, and he had two doubles and the home run.


Betemit had a three-run home run and sacrifice fly before spraining a ligament in his right knee in the fifth.


Orioles Rule 5 draft pick T.J. McFarland allowed four runs and eight hits in 3 2-3 innings.


Tigers 6, Marlins 3


JUPITER, Fla. — Miguel Cabrera’s RBI double and Jhonny Peralta’s homer highlighted a three-run first inning that helped send Detroit past Miami.


Cabrera had two hits and scored twice.


Tigers starter Rick Porcello allowed three runs and four hits in six innings. He struck out three and gave up a solo home run to Rob Brantly.


Marlins starter Wade LeBlanc gave up four runs and seven hits in five innings. He walked one, struck out four and threw 86 pitches.


The Marlins pulled within 3-2 in the second on Justin Ruggiano’s RBI single and Adeiny Hechavarria’s triple.


Singles by Cabrera, Matt Tuiasosopo and Alex Avila in the third gave Detroit a 4-2 lead.


Cardinals 4, Twins 3


FORT MYERS, Fla. — Shelby Miller pitched into the fifth inning, then found out he’d won the fifth spot in the St. Louis rotation as the Cardinals beat Minnesota.


Miller, who had been competing with Joe Kelly for the last spot, gave up one run and six hits in 4 1-3 innings. He struck out two and walked two.


Twins starter Mike Pelfrey struck out four, walked one and gave up one run and five hits in five innings. He has a 5.52 ERA after five spring starts.


Joe Mauer had two hits and a walk for the Twins, raising his spring batting average to .435.


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