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• Leyland usually doesn't make much out of Spring Training slugfests like Sunday, but sounded an observation about his bullpen after Phil Coke, Al Alburquerque and Darin Downs combined to allow four earned runs on six hits over the final three innings.

"Nobody's getting excited," Leyland said. "But I saw some things today that I did not like. And I'm not talking about the starter. When guys came out of the bullpen today, I saw some things that I didn't like too well."

• The Tigers continued their St. Patrick's Day tradition of green hats and green batting practice jerseys on Sunday. It's one of the rare days when the Tigers don't wear their regular-season uniforms for a Spring Training game.

Jason Beck is a reporter for MLB.com. Read Beck's Blog and follow him on Twitter @beckjason. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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