VIERA, Fla., March 28 (UPI) -- Brook Fordyce hit a two-out, two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning Thursday as the Baltimore Orioles a 9-8 Grapefruit League victory over the Florida Marlins.
Fordyce's homer, the third of the game for Baltimore, came off loser Kennie Steenstra.
Orioles starter Erik Bedard lasted four innings, allowing one run and four hits.
The game featured 27 hits, including 13 by the Orioles. Fordyce and Brian Roberts each had three for Baltimore.