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Split-squad M’s beat Rockies

Split-squad M’s beat Rockies

Seattle Mariners' Corey Hart follows through on a swing as San Diego Padres' Nick Hundley watches during an exhibition baseball game, Friday Feb. 28, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Robinson Cano had two hits and an RBI and Dustin Ackley’s had a three-run double among his two hits, as the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 8-1 Monday.

Cano, who signed a $240 million, 10-year contract, with Seattle this winter, had an infield single as one of his hits.

In four games, Ackley is hitting .600 with a home run, three doubles and six RBIs.

Ackley gave his a team a 6-1 lead in the fifth inning when he ripped a bases-loaded double off Rob Scahill over the head of center fielder Brandon Barnes.

Seattle starter Blake Beavan allowed a run and four hits in three innings.

Colorado starter Brett Anderson threw two scoreless innings, allowing four hits and a walk, while fanning two.

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