The Seattle Mariners start a two-game series in San Diego Wednesday looking for the season sweep against their ‘natural rival.’
Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer and Jesus Montero went deep too — hitting his first big league homer in more than a year to help the Seattle Mariners sweep a two-game set over the San Diego Padres with a 6-1 win Tuesday.
The San Diego Padres visit Safeco Field for a short two-game stanza
Robinson Cano lined a single into center field on the first pitch he saw in a Seattle uniform, part of a two-run first inning that sent the Mariners over the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Thursday in a Cactus League opener.
Joe Saunders pitched seven superb innings. Jason Bay hit a go-ahead home run in the ninth. After that, the Seattle Mariners fell apart.