Saunders allows 8 runs in 5 innings, M’s lose to D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — After skipping an outing because of a dead arm, Arizona Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley allowed four runs and six hits over 3 1-3 innings Sunday in an 8-4 win over the Seattle Mariners.

Franklin Gutierrez homered leading off the game, and Kendrys Morales put Seattle ahead 4-1 with a three-run homer in the third. The Mariners have hit a major league-high 50 homers in spring training.

Seattle starter Joe Saunders was hit hard, allowing eight runs, seven hits and four walks in five inning. He has an 11.57 ERA.

Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run single in the third and a two-run homer in the fifth.

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