David Freese

Dylan Bundy productive while extending pitch count in five-inning outing

Dylan Bundy productive while extending pitch count in five-inning outing

Dylan Bundy would obviously like to be more economical with his pitches once the regular season begins, but the opportunity to throw 84 pitches in his fourth spring training appearance Monday afternoon was valuable.

Bundy recorded his best Grapefruit League appearance of the spring, allowing one run while scattering seven hits as he became the first Orioles starter of the exhibition season to complete five innings in an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

“Kind of in a good way, it’s good to throw that many pitches even though it’s only five innings,” Bundy said. “My arm felt great. My body felt good. I was pretty happy with all of my pitches after about the third inning....

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