A wild afternoon for the Padres' young arms unfolded at a glacial pace on Sunday. San Diego pitchers issued 14 walks in a 13-2 loss to Seattle at Peoria Stadium. Michael Kelly and Dinelson Lamet, two right-handers who had never pitched in a big-league spring training game, combined for eight walks
At Peoria, Arizona, Nelson Cruz hit a three-run homer in the first and Seattle finished with 17 hits. Starter Ariel Miranda, fighting for a rotation spot, gave up one hit over two innings with a strikeout. Dan Vogelbach had two hits for the Mariners and Guillermo Heredia was 3 for 3 with three RBIs.
Three hundred twelve days after he last played in a game, Cory Spangenberg was back on the field Saturday at Peoria Stadium. And, quickly, back to his old ways. In the top of the first, Spangenberg, playing second base, corralled a ground ball and fired an accurate relay to his left. In the bottom of