Worth noting

Worth noting

• Former Reds star Ken Griffey Jr., who played in his hometown of Cincinnati from 2000-08, was honored Saturday with induction into the Mariners Hall of Fame. Griffey played for Seattle from 1989-99, and returned there in '10-11. The outfielder hit 630 career home runs.

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