Mariners 10, Rockies 5

By: AP/11 Sports
By: AP/11 Sports

Colorado outfielder Brad Hawpe's pinkie has healed. Now he has to get his swing into shape.

The Rockies right fielder struck out twice in his first action in nearly two weeks, and the Rockies lost to the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Saturday.

Hawpe needed four stitches in his left pinkie after being spiked while running back to second base Feb. 27 against the Los Angeles Angels.

Colorado's slugger has been throwing for about a week, but didn't start hitting until two days ago.

He struck out swinging both times facing Ryan Rowland-Smith.
Rowland-Smith had two singles in his first plate appearances since he was 17 years old. On the mound, Rowland-Smith gave up two runs in four innings.

(Copyright Associated Press, All Rights Reserved)


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