Todd Pheifer of the Bleacher Report weighs in on whether the Mariners’ offensive outburst in Cactus League play will carry over into the regular season.
Carlos Peguero hit two solo homers and young Danny Hultzen and Taijuan Walker combined to pitch four scoreless innings as the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Wednesday.
Justin Smoak hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, helping the Seattle Mariners beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Tuesday. It was the first game outside of Peoria for the 2013 Mariners, but they kept the winning streak (now at four) in tact.
Left fielder Julio Morban hit a walk-off single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning lifting the Seattle Mariners to a 9-8 come-from-behind victory over the Los Angeles Angels Monday afternoon in Cactus League play.
Second base prospect Jedd Gyorko hit a grand slam off Hector Noesi in a six-run first inning, and the San Diego Padres rolled to a 9-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday in the spring training opener for both teams.
The Mariners’ 2012 first round draft pick catcher Mike Zunino leads a list of 18 new players invited to Peoria, Arizona this spring for the team’s 2013 Cactus League season.