Hudson, Bartlett deliver in middle of order
Middle-infield duo combines for three hits, an RBI and a run
PEORIA, Ariz. -- Gabe Gross and Greg Halman each drove in two runs Monday for the Mariners and shortstop Jason Bartlett had two hits in his Padres debut. The game ended in a 6-6 tie after nine innings.
Halman, who hit a two-run home run to left in the fifth inning, is a 23-year-old from the Netherlands who hit 33 home runs for Triple-A Tacoma last season.
The Padres scored twice in the first inning on an RBI single by Ryan Ludwick, and later an RBI double off the center-field fence by Orlando Hudson, which scored Bartlett after he singled earlier in the inning.
2010 Spring Training - San Diego Padres
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Doug Fister, projected as the fourth starter in the Mariners rotation, allowed two runs on three hits over two innings. David Pauley was impressive in two innings of relief, as he struck out one and didn't allow a run.
San Diego pitcher Wade LeBlanc, a candidate for the fifth spot in the rotation, allowed two runs in the first inning, though he worked a clean second inning and finished with four strikeouts.
Mariners Up Next: Center fielder Franklin Gutierrez, held out of the first two spring games after having medical tests on a lingering stomach issue, is expected to get his first start Tuesday when the Mariners host the Rangers in a 12:05 p.m. PT game at Peoria Stadium. Veteran left-hander Nate Robertson gets the start as he attempts to make his case for a rotation spot as a non-roster invitee. It'll also be young-pup day in the bullpen, with top rookie prospects Blake Beavan, Josh Lueke, Dan Cortes and Rule 5 Draft pick Jose Flores all slated to get an inning of work.
Padres Up Next: The Padres play their first road game of the spring, traveling to Surprise for a 12:05 p.m. PT game against the Royals. This will be the first start of spring for starting pitcher Mat Latos, a 14-game winner season and the likely Opening Day starter next month. Reliever Randy Flores, a left-hander in camp on as a non-roster invitee, is scheduled to throw one inning, as is right-hander Simon Castro, regarded as one of the top pitching prospects in the system.