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Mike Gonzalez took his second turn on the mound in today's exhibition game against the Minnesota Twins and seemed more comfortable than he looked in his competitive debut as an Oriole on Friday night.

"I felt good…I felt good overall,'' he said. "I definitely worked on some things this time as opposed to last time, (when) I was very high, I missed down in the zone, so that's a lot better for me. I got another base on balls, but I missed down and I worked on some pitches. I worked on my changeup a few more times this inning, so overall it was a positive day for me."

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He pitched one inning and allowed a walk and a long extra-base hit. He did not give up a run, but that was thanks to a double relay from center field to make Brendan Harris pay for not sliding home.

Gonzalez was asked whether he felt like the velocity of his fastball was where it should be at this point in the spring.

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"You know what, I don't even worry about the velocity until about a week before gametime,'' he said. "That's when I really start rearing back and letting it eat. Right now, it's just trying to get my location and really working on my pitches, really trying to work on the changeup that I really didn't have last year. So, that's something that this spring training you're going to see me doing a lot of. I'm just letting it go, throwing that changeup and trying to get a better feel for it."

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