Jason Vargas was pleased with his spring training debut Sunday.
The Mariners' left-hander threw four perfect innings against the San Diego Padres and left after 50 pitches, leading the Mariners to a 5-4 win.
''I was around the zone. I was throwing the ball pretty much in the areas I was trying to throw it in so, it's getting work but at the same time, it's getting outs,'' Vargas said.
He'd hoped to get to 60 pitches, but didn't need to do so.
The Padres, playing their spring training opener, committed three errors and had reliever Luke Gregerson allow two runs and four hits in an inning.
Jesus Montero doubled in a run off Gregerson in the fifth and Kyle Seager, the lead candidate to play third base if the Mariners open the season with leadoff man Chone Figgins in center field, singled and scored in the inning.
Seager finished with three hits, including a solo home run in the first inning off Padres starter Anthony Bass.
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