Mariners ace Hernandez pitches 3 innings in tuneup

Mar 30, 2016, 5:20 PM | Updated: 5:24 pm
Felix Hernandez allowed four runs, all in the first inning, in three innings of work on Wednesday. ...
Felix Hernandez allowed four runs, all in the first inning, in three innings of work on Wednesday. (AP)
(AP)
              Fans at Peoria Sports Complex watch during the third inning of a spring training baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres in Peoria, Ariz., Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Fans watch from the outfield lawn during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres in Peoria, Ariz., Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Peoria, Ariz., Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
                          Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws before the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Peoria, Ariz., Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) – Seattle ace Felix Hernandez pitched three innings in the Mariners’ 7-5 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday in his final start before opening day.

Hernandez allowed four runs – all in the first inning – and four hits. He struck out one and walked one.

Tyson Ross, who is slated to start for San Diego on opening day on Monday against the Dodgers, also pitched three innings and was charged with one run and two hits. He also drove in a run with a fourth-inning single.

Derek Norris doubled in two runs and Matt Kemp had two hits for the Padres, including an RBI double. Mid-game sub Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning.

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