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Mariners: Two of the club’s highly regarded pitching prospects threw in a minor league game for Triple-A Tacoma against the Padres’ Triple-A affiliate.

Right-hander Taijuan Walker, who has been experiencing shoulder soreness for most of camp, allowed a run and two hits in one inning. He threw 15 pitches, 10 for strikes, and hopes to join the rotation by late April.

Right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor, coming back from a torn back muscle, threw a perfect inning with one strikeout. He threw 10 of 11 pitches for strikes, but his status remains uncertain.

Athletics: Right fielder Josh Reddick, who left Friday night’s game against the Giants in the early innings with a contact-lens issue, went 0 for 3 with a walk.


Oakland left fielder Yoenis Cespedes did not play. He is in a 2-for-30 slump (.067) over his last 10 games.


Left-hander Joe Savery appears to be a good fit for the A’s bullpen after being claimed off waivers from Philadelphia on Feb. 17.

He made his seventh appearance of the spring Saturday, picking up his third hold. He gave up two hits and walked one. Savery is 1-0 and has given up only two unearned runs.