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Tommy Hunter pitches 5 innings for Orioles in spring training debut, 6-3 loss to Blue Jays

03/21/2012 04:58 EDT | Updated 05/21/2012 05:12 EDT
SARASOTA, Fla. - Tommy Hunter returned from a back injury to allowed two runs over five innings in his first start of spring training, and the Baltimore Orioles lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Wednesday.

Hunter, who had been sidelined by a lower back injury, threw 74 pitches and gave up five hits and two walks with two strikeouts. He threw four innings last week in a minor league start.

J.P. Arencibia hit a long home run to left off Hunter in the third, his fourth of spring training.

Blue Jays starter Kyle Drabek allowed two runs and three hits in 3 1-3 innings.

Adam Jones had two RBIs for the Orioles.

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