Base-running got them a run and took away several as the Seattle Mariners opened the Cactus League season with a 4-4 tie against San Diego.
“We’re going to make mistakes, we’re going to struggle a bit and we’re going to adjust,” manager Don Wakamatsu said.
The Mariners are pushing aggressiveness this spring. Now, they have to fine tune it so they’re not running pell-mell into outs.
Eric Hull should have gotten out of the ninth ahead, 4-3, but a ground ball hit the bag at first for a hit, and an RBI double tied the game.