SARASOTA, Fla. -- Led by a trio of homers, the Tigers ended the Orioles' spring season with a 7-3 win on Thursday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.Omar Infante, Tyler Collins and James McCann all went deep off Orioles starter Dylan Bundy, with Collins' two-run homer part of a three-run third.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Led by a trio of homers, the Tigers ended the Orioles' spring season with a 7-3 win on Thursday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
Omar Infante, Tyler Collins and James McCann all went deep off Orioles starter Dylan Bundy, with Collins' two-run homer part of a three-run third. Infante's homer in the first inning was his first of the spring.
• Infante shows he's still got it
"He's had a good spring. We just don't have a spot for him," manager Brad Ausmus said of Infante. "He's hit the ball well, he's played good defense, he's run better than I expected. And he hit that ball well."
Bundy, in his final spring tuneup before Wednesday's start, went six innings and allowed five earned runs on six hits, including the three homers. The right-hander threw 82 pitches, 59 strikes, striking out two without issuing a walk.
"Got through six innings, and I was just hoping to get through five," Bundy said. "Getting through that extra inning was a bonus. I wanted to get through at least five one outing this spring, and I was able to accomplish that this spring. Me and [catcher Welington] Castillo figured some stuff out, we think, after that fourth inning. So, we are happy about it."
Detroit, employing a split start between lefty Matthew Boyd and righty Anibal Sanchez, got some solid pitching. Boyd, who will be in the Tigers' rotation, went four scoreless innings and held the O's to two hits. Sanchez, ticketed for the 'pen, went the next four frames, allowing only a Chris Davis homer in the bottom of the fifth. It was Davis' third homer this spring.
"Spring Training's the time to get better," Boyd said. "Games are going to start counting here on Monday, so that's what I look forward to."
Chris Dickerson hit a two-run homer for the Orioles in the ninth off Arcenio Leon.
The O's completed their Grapefruit League season at 16-14.
Tigers Up Next: The Tigers close out their Spring Training schedule with a two-game series against the Marlins in Jupiter, beginning with a 7:05 p.m. ET contest Friday, live on Gameday Audio. Jordan Zimmermann will make his final start of the spring, with most of the Tigers projected lineup behind him, including Jose Cabrera, Ian Kinsler, Nicholas Castellanos and Justin Upton.
Orioles Up Next: The O's will go to Norfolk for an exhibition game against their Triple-A affiliate on Friday at 3:05 p.m. ET before heading up to Baltimore in advance of Monday's Opening Day. Kevin Gausman will get the ball for that one, against Toronto righty Marco Estrada.
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