Final in 10

Cubs 4

(14-18, 7-9 away)

Mariners 5

(14-15, 8-7 home)

    10:05 PM ET, April 1, 2005

    Cashman Field, Las Vegas, Nevada 

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    Seattle 5, Chicago 4 (10 innings)

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Henry Blanco and Angel Echevarria hit solo homers off Dan Reichert in the ninth inning as the Chicago Cubs beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Saturday in the last exhibition game for both teams.

    Echevarria hit the first pitch from Mariners relief pitcher Dan Reichert over the left-field fence at Cashman Stadium to tie the score 2-2 and Blanco followed with a one-out homer to left to win the game.

    Blanco also drove in a run with a single in the seventh.

    Cubs starter Renyel Pinto allowed one run in four hitless innings as Chicago wound up spring training at 15-17. The Cubs opener the season Monday at Arizona. Seattle, which went 13-16, starts at home Monday against Minnesota.

    Pinto left the game trailing 1-0 after his wild pitch in the first inning allowed the Mariners' Jeremy Reed to score. Blanco's RBI single in the seventh drove in Echevarria, who had doubled, to tie the score 1-1.

    The Mariners went back ahead in the eighth on Kit Pellow's RBI double. The Mariners didn't get their first hit of the game until Randy Winn's double off Mike Remlinger in the fifth inning.

    Mariners 18-year-old pitching prospect Felix Hernandez gave up three hits and two walks in four scoreless innings.<

    Notes: After the game, the Cubs announced they sent OF David Kelton and RHP Sergio Mitre to Triple-A Iowa. ... Mariners leadoff hitter Ichiro Suzuki went 0-for-2 Saturday to finish the two-game series 0-for-7. Suzuki finished with a .436 exhibition average.

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