Posted March 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Kevin Millwood pitched five strong innings on Tuesday, leading the Seattle Mariners to an 8-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Millwood pitched for the Red Sox, Yankees and Rockies last season. The 37-year-old is competing for the fifth spot in the Mariners rotation with Hisashi Iwakuma. Millwood allowed a run on four hits. Carlos Peguero homered and singled, driving in four runs. He hit his fourth homer of the spring off Jeff Francis, who is trying to win a spot in the back of Cincinnati's rotation. Francis gave up seven hits and three runs in five innings. Luis Rodrigues had two singles and a sacrifice fly for Seattle. Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips had two hits and scored on Zack Cozart's double, his fourth extra-base hit in as many games.
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