SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Sweeney hit an RBI double off the top of the right-field wall with two outs in the top of the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Wednesday.
Willie Eyre walked Corey Pattern and Sweeney followed with his second double of the game. Sweeney finished 4 for 5 with three RBIs.
Texas Rangers starter Rich Harden allowed four runs and eight hits over 4 2-3 innings and was pulled after giving up a double to Milton Bradley and RBI single to Sweeney in the top of the fifth.
He finished spring training with a 1-3 record and 9.67 ERA in six starts.
Michael Young hit his first home run and Josh Hamilton and Vladimir Guerrero each doubled for the Rangers.