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The Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners, 8-5, in Peoria Stadium.

After allowing 4 runs in the first inning, the Tribe clawed their way back with a run in the 4th inning (after a Jeff Francoeur lead-off double) and tied it at 5 in the 7th inning after an Elliot Johnson RBI double followed by a 2-run opposite field homer from Ryan Raburn (2nd of the spring).

The Indians scored three times in the top of the 9th inning with Francisco Lindor providing the game-deciding pinch-hit double that opened the door on the three run final frame.

Eight relievers without allowing an earned run followed Travis Banwart (0.2IP, 3H, 4R/ER, HR).

Tomorrow the Indians will play the Chicago Cubs in Goodyear at 3:05 p.m. ET/1:05 p.m.MT.

RHP Justin Masterson starts for the Tribe against LHP Travis Wood for the Cubs. The contest will be heard on Indians.com with the dulcet tones of Jim Rosenhaus on the call.

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