Chance Ruffin was roughed up in the first inning of a 9-4 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas. Nick Franklin did hit a two-run homer in the game and is now hitting .533 (8×15) with 3 runs scored, 2 home runs, 5 RBI , 1 stolen base and 1 walk during his 4 game hit streak to begin the season.
Mike Curto’s blog always has plenty of info.
Class AA Jackson had four pitchers combine to pitch a two-hit 4-0 shut out over Chattanooga. Starter Jordan Pries was outstanding, allowing just one hit over six innings pitched.
Class A High Desert got an eighth-inning homer from Gaby Guerrero in a 6-3 win.
Class A Clinton had the day off.
Here’s the full minor league report … 04.08.14 Mariners Minor League Report