"I felt good with every pitch," Gausman said. "I think the biggest thing for a starter is getting up and down five times. That was my goal today, get to my pitch count, and get up and sit down five times."
Detroit left-hander Matt Boyd, competing for the No. 5 starter job, allowed one run on six hits in five innings.
"It's another step toward the season," Boyd said. "Both fastballs, all the offspeed felt good."
Tigers Up Next:Jordan Zimmermann, roughed up in his past two outings, will try to shut down the Mets when they visit Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium on Monday for a 1:05 p.m. ET start. Matt Harvey is scheduled to start for the Mets. Listen in on Gameday Audio.
Orioles Up Next: Left-hander Wade Miley, who allowed three runs on seven hits in three innings in his last start against the Rays, will pitch against the Red Sox at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers on Monday at 1:05 p.m. on Gameday Audio.