The Seattle Mariners had no problem getting on base and into scoring position against James Shields, only to come up empty nearly every time they needed a key hit.
Seth Smith, traded to the Mariners after San Diego remade its outfield, had a solo homer, RBI double and stole second against former teammate Andrew Cashner
Nelson Cruz drove in a pair of runs on a bomb and helped lift Seattle over San Diego for the second game in a row.
Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker tossed two scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out a pair in his spring debut.
After blowing Felix Hernandez’s one-run lead on Wednesday night, the bullpen did the same thing to Erasmo Ramirez on Thursday
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