Indians score the last six runs, improve to 3-1 on the spring
Indians 6, Mariners 3
Summary: The Indians scored the last six runs to improve to 3-1 in Cactus League play after Seattle took a 3-0 lead in the fourth.
The Arms: Aaron Harang pitched two innings, allowing a run in the first inning. After allowing a leadoff double to Abraham Almonte, Harang did not allow a hit. … Trevor Bauer pitched the next two innings but allowed a two-run shot to Dustin Ackley in the fourth. Bauer allowed two runs on two hits while striking out two. … Five relievers — Nick Hagadone, Colt Hynes, Bryan Shaw, Preston Guilmet and Travis Banwart — pitched shutout ball the rest of the way.
The Bats: Shortstop With two on and two out in the seventh, Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer to right on a 2-1 pitch from Logan Bawcom. … In his first at-bats of the spring, Nick Swisher was 0 for 3 but drove in a run on a fielder’s choice. … Jason Kipnis tripled to right field in the fifth, which brought in Swisher with the tying run. … Michael Brantley was 3 for 3.
The Gloves: On the first ball hit to him at third base in a game, Carlos Santana had a high throw that allowed Corey Hart to reach base.
Up Next: The Indians face the Rangers on Monday at 3:05 p.m. in Surprise, Ariz. Corey Kubler gets the start for the Tribe against Colby Lewis. Super Bowl winning quarterback Russell Wilson is expected to participate in the Rangers’ morning work out and then be in uniform for the game. Wilson was selected by Texas from Colorado in the Class AAA phase of MLB Rule 5 Draft this past December.