The Orioles sent a team devoid of starters to Dunedin to face the
Eveland, who had thrown just nine innings this spring and most recently two single-inning stints, allowed three runs on six hits over four innings, his longest spring outing, in the Orioles' 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
Eveland allowed three doubles, among them a two-run hit by Eric Thames that put the Blue Jays up 3-2 in the third inning.
"I just made some bad pitches in some bad situations, mostly the pitch to Thames," Eveland said. "Completely wrong side of the plate. It was supposed to be a fastball down and away, and it ended up being a fastball down and in. He's a pull hitter and I don't throw it hard enough to throw it by somebody, so I have to hit my spots a little better than that."
"My leg felt really good," Simon said. "I just tried to the throw first pitch for strikes. The next inning, I threw a lot of fastballs for strikes, they were swinging and they got good contact, a lot of base hits. But otherwise, I feel really good."