The Seattle Mariners are missing a key player, but it's hardy been noticeable.
Shortstop Ray Quinones has refused to report to spring training without a contract and has remained in Puerto Rico.But without Quinones, the Mariners have been perfect so far this spring, increasing their record to 5-0 Tuesday by defeating the San Francisco Giants 10-5.
The Mariners announced they have sent top scout Roger Jongewaard and instructor Marty Martinez to Puerto Rico to search for Quinones, who was unhappy with his contract last season. The club said it hoped Jongewaard and Martinez would return with Quinones to their Tempe, Ariz., training camp by the end of the week.
Mariners 10, Giants 5
Starter Erik Hanson got the victory by holding the Giants scoreless in the first three innings, allowing one hit and striking out the side in the second. Angels 9, Athletics 4
Jim Abbott, facing a big-league lineup for the first time, struck out Jose Canseco with two outs and runners on second and third.
Indians 5, Cubs 0
At Tucson, Ariz., Mel Hall's two-run triple keyed a four-run fourth inning that led Cleveland over the Chicago Cubs.
Brewers 3, Padres 1
At Chandler, Ariz., Ronn Reynolds' two-run single gave Milwaukee its victory over San Diego.
Dodgers 7, Yankees 0
At Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tim Leary, Jay Howell, Tim Crews and Rick Horton combined to allow only four hits as L.A. blanked the Yanks.
White Sox 6, Reds 5
At Sarasota, Fla., Harold Baines drove in two runs and Ozzie Guillen's sacrifice fly snapped a sixth-inning tie as the White Sox nipped Cincinnati in a split-squad game.
Royals 8, White Sox 3
At Haines City, Fla., Pat Tabler's bases-loaded single in the fifth inning scored Gary Thurman and Willie Wilson to lead K.C. over Chicago.
Tigers 2, Pirates 1
At Bradenton, Fla., former Pirate Al Pedrique's run-scoring double capped a two-run ninth inning that gave Detroit its win over Pittsburgh.
Cardinals 8, Blue Jays 3
At Dunedin, Fla., Tom Brunansky hit two home runs and drove in five runs to power St. Louis to its win.