Notes: Drew knocks his first home run of spring

Notes: Drew knocks his first home run of spring
March 10, 2011, 3:48 am
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By MaureenMullen

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It was a tough way for Yamaico Navarro to get his second walk-off hit in three days taking a pitch from the Os Wynn Pelzer off his left wrist in the ninth inning with the bases loaded to drive in Josh Reddick with the winning run, 2-1. Navarro, who had the game-winning hit Monday against the Orioles, has a contusion.

J.D. Drew entered the game hitting .182, but went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, his first homer of the spring, raising his average to .308.

Bobby Jenks pitched his third scoreless one-inning outing, with two strikeouts.

Scott Atchison pitched two scoreless innings, with one strikeout.

Tony Pena pitched perfect ninth inning to improve his record to 2-0, leading the staff in wins.

Juan Carlos Linares entered the game tied for the Grapefruit League lead with seven runs scored.

Oscar Tejeda entered the game tied for the league lead with two triples.

Mike Cameron, who had been planning to serve as the designated hitter for the game, instead sat it out to give his ailing left knee (tendonitis) one more day. He plans to DH Thursday in Port Charlotte against the Rays.

Pitchers scheduled to travel to Port Charlotte for today's game against the Rays include Daisuke Matsuzaka (starter), Alfredo Aceves, Andrew Miller, Michael Bowden and Rich Hill.

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