Peoria, AZ (Sports Network) - Casper Wells went 3-for-5 with five RBI and
three runs scored to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 16-6 rout of the Colorado
Rockies in a spring training clash.
Kyle Seager added a three-run homer to the Mariners' 16-hit barrage, with
Kelly Shoppach also collecting three RBI as part of a 2-for-4 day. Raul Ibanez
also homered while finishing 2-for-2 with two RBI and scoring three times,
while Eric Thames had a pair of RBI doubles in the win.
Seattle also received two effective innings from starting pitcher Jon Garland,
with the right-hander scattering two hits and a pair of walks while not
allowing a run.
Kent Matthes delivered a two-run homer and Nolan Arenado went 2-for-3 with a
solo shot to pace Colorado offensively.
Rockies starter Juan Nicasio was tagged for three runs on four hits and walked
three over the first three innings. Reliever Parker Frazier recorded just one
out while surrendering five runs on three hits, including Seager's homer, in
the bottom of the fifth.
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