The Seattle Mariners head to Camelback Ranch today to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in Cactus League action.
The Mariners (5-1) won both games in their split-squad action on Monday, 8-1 against the Rockies and 6-5 over the Reds. The Dodgers (2-3-1) are coming off a game in which reigning NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw got shelled. Kershaw allowed five runs on two hits and three walks during Oakland’s 7-3 victory. He was unable to get an out in the third inning.
Speaking of Cy Young winners, today’s game marks the first game action for King Felix Hernandez. First pitch is 12:05 pm PST. Here are today’s full starting lineups:
1- SS Brad Miller (.143, HR, 2 RBI)
2- 3B Kyle Seager (.000, 0-for-3, R)
3- LF Stefen Romero (.000, 0-for-7, RBI)
4- 1B Justin Smoak (.500, 2 2B, 2 BB, R, RBI
5- DH Logan Morrison (.625, 2B, 2 RBI)
6- RF Cole Gillespie (.500, BB, R)
7- CF James Jones (.300, 2 R, HR, 4 RBI)
8- C Mike Zunino (.400, 2B, 2 RBI)
9- 2B Ketel Marte (.000, 0-for-2, RBI)
SP- Felix Hernandez
Yes, you read that right. Brian Wilson is starting today’s game for L.A. Other items of note: Kyle Seager is back in the lineup after jamming his finger on a slide in the first spring game against San Diego.
Yes, that’s Chone Figgins in the lineup for L.A.