•The Mariners' Class A Clinton club hit four home runs in the first inning Saturday, including consecutive bombs by Dario Pizzano, Guillermo Pimentel and Patrick Kivlehan in an 11-5 victory over Burlington.
• The Mariners and A's are the only Major League teams to not have a day off yet this season. The A's have Monday off, but the Mariners won't have a break until April 15, a string of 14 straight games to begin the season.
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