at Peoria, Ariz.
Thursday, March 20 Padres at the plate: Catcher Josh Bard had two hits, including an RBI single in a three-run second inning that also saw Jody Gerut drive in a run with a single and Scott Hairston bring in a run with a double. Adrian Gonzalez had two doubles, and Brian Giles had a hit, a walk and knocked in a run. Chase Headley launched a two-run homer in the ninth to send the game into a 10th inning. Mariners at the plate: Slump? What slump? Ichiro Suzuki had three hits and scored two runs, raising his spring average from .119 to .174. Raul Ibanez added three hits in three at-bats. Jose Vidro drove in two runs and had a hit. Adrian Beltre also drove in two runs.
Up next for the Mariners: Seattle's Erik Bedard will make his next-to-last Cactus League start on Friday against the Royals in a 1:05 p.m. PT contest in Peoria. Bedard is 1-1 and has a 9.69 ERA after four Cactus League starts.
Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.Less