The Seattle Mariners lifted their Cactus League record to 3-4-5(!) with a comeback 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on a rainy, windy game that was ended after eight innings at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona.
The Mariners opened their 2021 Cactus League schedule on Monday with a walk-off 5-4 victory over the highly touted San Diego Padres. Phenoms Jarred Kelenic and Julio Rodriguez showed the promise that has them ranked as top prospects in all of Major League Baseball by propelling them to victory.
After setting a Major League record for most pitchers used in a single season last year, the M's suffered what could be another major blow to their pitching rotation today when "King" Felix Hernandez was seared in his right pitching arm by a line drive in his first Cactus League start today.
The Seattle Mariners scored nine runs in the final three innings - including three in the bottom of the ninth, to top the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs 11-10 in Cactus League play today.