• Catcher Jesus Sucre, who exited Friday's bullpen session after getting hit in the ankle with an errant pitch, was back to work Saturday without any issues.
• The Mariners' first Cactus League game is Feb. 27 against the Padres, but McClendon said he'll hold an intrasquad game on Feb. 25 on one of the Peoria Sports Complex practice fields to get players warmed up for game action.
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