One of those long days in Seattle Mariners spring camp, with the team playing two road games - a morning 'B' game against Colorado, and an afternoon game with the Chicago Cubs.
Manager Eric Wedge may finally have begun running dry on available players on the still-65 men in camp, as he's starting two players from minor league camp - infielders Brad Mills and Stefen Romero - in the 'B' game.
Still, multiple games are played more for pitchers, and two Mariners rotation candidates get starts today - Hector Noesi vs. the Rockies, Kevin Millwood against the Cubs. Noesi needs innings and the team doesn't particularly care who he faces. Millwood needs a good outing, against big-league hitters.
Here's the lineups:
Vs. CubsDustin Ackley 2BMichael Saunders CFJesus Montero DHJustin Smoak 1BKyle Seager 3BMiguel Olivo CCarlos Peguero RFCasper Wells LFMunenori Kawasaki SSKevin Millwood RHP
vs. RockiesBrad Miller SSJohn Jaso 1BVinnie Catricala 3BJesus Sucre CTrayvon Robinson CFLuis Jimenez DHJohermyn Chavez RFChih-Hsien Chiang LFStefan Romero 2BHector Noesi RHP