• Veteran right-hander Matt Palmer, a 35-year-old non-roster invitee with 63 games of Major League experience with the Giants, Angels and Padres, has a sore elbow and will be sidelined for a few days.
• The Mariners have opened Cactus League play with a 2-0 record for the ninth time in team history, but the first since 1994. They also won their first two games in '81, '83, 1988-92 and '94.
"They played extremely well today," McClendon said after Friday's 12-1 win against the Padres. "I was pleased in almost all facets of the game. We ran the bases extremely well, played good solid defense and made the good decisions."
• Seattle is now 14-3-2 against the Padres in spring play since 2009.
Greg Johns is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @GregJohnsMLB as well as his Mariners Musings blog. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.