st6 | springtime vs. the angels at the devil

Mariners 6 | Angels 4

Ah… hearing that the M’s played the Angels in Tempe today had me reminiscing once again about my trip to the desert last season and wishing I was there this spring.  Tempe Diablo Stadium was one of the venues I visited (I believe the Halos were playing the Tribe).  It was really HOT and I spent a good part of the game in the shaded concessions area.  But, it is a great stadium and ‘t was a fun day….

Tempe Diablo Stadium | March 2011

Getting ready for first pitch | March 2011

OK, back to current day, which was a decent one for the M’s!

Especially for Blake Beavan and Charlie Furbush who combined for…

6IP – 4H – 1BB – 0ER – 4K

AP photo

AP photo

On the other side of the plate, things were nice and spread out…

  • Saunders and Montero each had two hits
  • Ackley and Rodriguez each had doubles
  • Robinson scored twice and stole a base
  • Catracala his first spring homer – a 2-run shot