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Seattle Mariners Spring Training news: M's destroy Padres 12-1, move to 2-0

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Seattle Mariners Spring Training 2014 news from Friday (Feb. 28) included a nice 12-1 win over the San Diego Padres. The Mariners moved to 2-0 in early spring action as Nick Franklin hit a home run in his first game of the year. The team finished with 18 hits, which showed an offensive side of the team that has been lacking in the regular season recently.

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James Paxton got the start in this one, going two strong innings without even allowing a base runner. The game was tied when he came out and the win went to reliever Ramon Ramirez who saw just one inning of work. He also gave up the only run the Padres would score after blowing a lead in the third inning. The bullpen would allow only four hits in the final six innings of the game, keeping the Padres from putting any more runs on the board.

Outfielder James Jones went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and a home run, shortstop Nick Franklin was 2-for-3 with a home run, and Ji-Man Choi was 2-for-2 with an RBI to lead the team on offense. After two games now, the Seattle Mariners Spring Training offense has scored 19 runs. The pitching has only given up two runs in that time, but many fans will be quick to point out that this came against the lowly San Diego Padres.

On Saturday (March 1), the Mariners will play again, but this game will be nationally covered by MLB Network at 1 p.m. PT. The team will be going up against the Angels in the first televised game for the franchise this spring.

More Mariners News:

Mets Scouting Nick Franklin For Trade

Jesus Montero Apology

M's Plan Rotation At 1B/DH

M's Agree To Trade With Kansas City

Seattle Signs New Starting Pitcher


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