Cano homers, but Dodgers beat Mariners 8-4 in 10 innings
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Robinson Cano crushed his second home run of spring training but the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 in 10 innings in a matchup of split-squad teams Saturday night.
Cano drilled a full-count pitch from reliever Chase De Jong over the right field wall in the sixth inning before exiting the game. Cano went 1 for 3 and raised his spring training batting average to .316.
Seattle slugger Nelson Cruz was 0 for 3 and has yet to record a hit in 10 spring at-bats.
Dodgers left fielder Andre Ethier was the only regular starter in Los Angeles' lineup. He went 1 for 3 and scored a run.
In his third Cactus League start, Seattle's James Paxton had his best outing. He allowed three hits and one run in four innings while striking out two and walking none. He's battling for the final rotation spot.