Because there’s more positive than negative surrounding the Seattle Mariners this season, it’s only appropriate the Bleacher Report shares the team’s biggest busts of spring training ’13.
Aces Felix Hernandez and the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw each allowed three runs in their final starts in Arizona this March, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-7 Wednesday.
Jesus Montero hit a grand slam, Michael Saunders homered among his three hits and the Seattle Mariners hammered Bailey in a 16-0 rout of the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.
Cubs’ starter Jeff Samardzija delivered a solo home run and RBI single — a slightly better line than his pitching performance of allowing four runs and nine hits in six innings.
San Francisco Giants starter Barry Zito struck out five Mariners in a row in his Cactus League outing Tuesday.
Michael Morse hit two home runs and drove in five runs to lead the Mariners back from a six-run deficit for an 8-7 win over the Cincinnati Reds Thursday in spring training.
The Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Wednesday to improve their spring training record to 14-2.
Crowds at spring training baseball games are down this year, with several factors conspiring to cut into attendance.
Mariners ace Felix Hernandez pitched two innings in his Cactus League debut Thursday and Stefen Romero had seven RBIs to help a Mariners split squad beat Kansas City 12-2 on Thursday, handing the Royals their first defeat this spring after 11 straight wins.
Rickie Weeks got three hits and roster hopefuls Khris Davis and Hunter Morris homered as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Seattle 7-6 Wednesday, ending the Mariners’ 10-game winning streak.