Hector Noesi remains on track for a slot in the Seattle Mariners' starting rotation.
Noesi allowed two runs over four innings before rain canceled Seattle's game against a Colorado Rockies' split squad Sunday with the Mariners ahead 3-2 in the top of the fifth.
''I think I'm doing good this spring,'' said Noesi, acquired from the Yankees along with catcher Jesus Montero in the trade that sent pitcher Michael Pineda to New York. ''I learn about everything every time I go out there. Just my mechanics were a little open.''
In his third spring-training start, Noesi threw two wild pitches, walked two and allowed four hits. Colorado had runners at the corners with no outs when rain and hail caused a 34-minute delay, then cancellation.
Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood allowed three runs, seven hits and three walks with three strikeouts in 3 2-3 innings. None of the spring training stats count because of the rainout.
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