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PHOENIX (AP) - Yovani Gallardo is learning everything's different in a year the World Baseball Classic is being played.

Gallardo allowed three runs on five hits over 2 2-3 innings in his first spring appearance and the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday.

"Normally in spring training game you go out there and throw one inning," said Gallardo, who will leave Brewers camp after his next start and join Team Mexico on Sunday. "We're a little bit ahead of everybody else. My first start of spring I threw 45 pitches. That's pretty weird."

Gallardo cruised through the first inning and escaped a jam in the second courtesy of a double play. But Vinnie Catricala led off the third with a single, and Franklin Gutierrez and Michael Saunders hit back-to-back one-out homers.

"Those aren't the first ones and they won't be the last ones," Gallardo said. "I just started getting the ball a little bit up."

Gallardo rebounded to strike out Michael Morse looking before exiting the game.

"He was good until the last inning with his location," said Brewers manager Ron Roenicke. "But his stuff was good."

Gallardo, the Brewers' opening-day starter the past three seasons, said pitching in competitive games weeks ahead of the start of the regular season should help his preparation.

"For myself, I look at it as a positive," he said. "To go out there and compete again in these games gives me a chance to prepare and get ready for the season. I've never been a part of something like that so it will be interesting to see."

Fellow Team Mexico pitcher Marco Estrada threw three scoreless innings for the Brewers, giving up one hit and striking out four of the final five batters he faced.

"We could have had him go four innings," Roenicke said. "He only threw 32 pitches so he went down to the bullpen to throw some more."

Justin Smoak also homered for the Mariners, a two-out, two-run shot in the eighth off John Axford that gave Seattle its first lead since the fourth inning.

Hisashi Iwakuma made his spring debut for the Mariners, pitching a perfect first inning. Iwakuma, 9-5 in 30 appearances and 16 starts with a 3.16 ERA last year, is expected to replace Hector Noesi in Seattle's rotation.

"Last year I was more nervous and hesitant," Iwakuma said through an interpreter. "This year I'm more relaxed and comfortable with one year under my belt. So it was a lot easier for me to adjust to getting back into the game."

Joe Saunders, signed to a one-year, $6.5-million deal on February 12, followed Iwakuma allowed two runs on three hits - all doubles to right field - in his only inning.

Saunders' cause wasn't helped by right fielder Morse. After Jonathan Lucroy hit a one-out double off the right field wall, Morse lumbered in to field Alex Gonzalez's bloop to short right as Lucroy came home. Jean Segura followed with a two-out line drive to right and hustled into second as Morse softly tossed the ball back into the infield.

Blake Lalli homered in the eighth for the Brewers.

NOTES: Axford allowed three runs on two hits and a walk, getting only two outs. . Brewers prospect Hunter Morris, last season's Southern League MVP, went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts, stretching his hitless streak to 13 at-bats. . Saunders is with his third team in the past year. The left-hander started the season with the Arizona Diamondbacks before being traded to the Baltimore Orioles near the trade deadline. . Roenicke said earlier Tuesday that he doesn't expect to see newcomers Tom Gorzelanny and Michael Gonzalez to pitch before March 1. "If we do (beforehand), fine, but there's no reason to. They don't need it," he said. . LHP Chris Narveson will make his first start on Wednesday since undergoing shoulder surgery last May. Narveson made only two starts last season, allowing seven earned runs on 10 hits and four walks in nine innings.

 
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Seattle

J. Smoak
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 2
Milwaukee

A. Gonzalez
AB 3
R 1
H 2
HR 0
RBI 1
 

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Seattle Mariners
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Franklin Gutierrez, CF3112010 .200
    Francisco Martinez, CF2000012 .375
Michael Saunders, LF3111010 .250
    Eric Thames, LF0100100 .000
Michael Morse, RF3000020 .222
    Carlos Peguero, RF1111000 .400
Justin Smoak, DH4122000 .556
Kelly Shoppach, C3020001 .600
    John Hicks, C1000000 .750
Mike Jacobs, 1B4010002 .400
Robert Andino, SS3010011 .375
    Nick Franklin, SS0000100 .125
Vinnie Catricala, 3B3110101 .300
Carlos Triunfel, 2B4000031 .000
Totals34610639  
Batting
2B - Carlos Peguero (1, Axford), Mike Jacobs (1, Gallardo)
HR - Franklin Gutierrez (1, Gallardo), Michael Saunders (1, Gallardo), Justin Smoak (2, Axford)
RBI - Franklin Gutierrez 2 (2), Michael Saunders (2), Carlos Peguero (1), Justin Smoak 2 (4)
2-OUT RBI - Carlos Peguero (1), Justin Smoak 2 (4)
SB - Eric Thames (1, 2nd base off Axford/Lalli), Nick Franklin (1, 3rd base off Henderson/Lalli), Vinnie Catricala (1, 2nd base off Henderson/Lalli)
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
PB - Kelly Shoppach (1)
E - Nick Franklin (1, Throwing)
Seattle Mariners
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hisashi Iwakuma 1000000 0.00
Joe Saunders 1322000 18.00
Oliver Perez (BS,1) 1011100 3.86
Kameron Loe 2210020 0.00
Jonathan Arias 1100120 0.00
Carson Smith (W,1-0) 1000000 0.00
Robert LaFromboise (H,2) 1111011 9.00
Danny Farquhar (S,1) 1000020 13.50
HBP - Braun (by Oliver Perez)
WP - Oliver Perez (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Hisashi Iwakuma 3-3, Joe Saunders 6-6, Oliver Perez 9-3, Kameron Loe 13-12, Jonathan Arias 12-8, Carson Smith 4-4, Robert LaFromboise 7-6, Danny Farquhar 7-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Hisashi Iwakuma 3-0, Joe Saunders 1-2, Oliver Perez 2-1, Kameron Loe 2-2, Carson Smith 3-1, Robert LaFromboise 1-1, Danny Farquhar 1-0
Batters Faced - Hisashi Iwakuma 3, Joe Saunders 6, Oliver Perez 5, Kameron Loe 8, Jonathan Arias 5, Carson Smith 4, Robert LaFromboise 4, Danny Farquhar 3
Milwaukee Brewers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Norichika Aoki, CF2100100 .286
    Donnie Murphy, 2B-SS2000000 .000
Rickie Weeks, 2B3000010 .000
    Jeff Bianchi, 3B2000010 .222
Ryan Braun, LF2010000 .400
    Khris Davis, LF1000001 .125
Aramis Ramirez, 3B3001001 .000
    Josh Prince, CF1000001 .000
Jonathan Lucroy, C3110001 .250
    Blake Lalli, C1111000 .400
Alex Gonzalez, 1B3121000 .500
    Taylor Green, PR-2B1000010 .000
Caleb Gindl, RF4110012 .429
Jean Segura, SS2011100 .429
    Sean Halton, 1B1000000 .286
Hunter Morris, DH4000033 .000
Totals3557427  
Batting
2B - Jonathan Lucroy (1, Saunders), Alex Gonzalez (1, Saunders), Jean Segura (2, Saunders)
3B - Caleb Gindl (1, Loe)
HR - Blake Lalli (1, LaFromboise)
RBI - Aramis Ramirez (1), Blake Lalli (1), Alex Gonzalez (1), Jean Segura (2)
2-OUT RBI - Jean Segura (1)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
DP - Gallardo-Weeks-A. Gonzalez, Weeks-Segura-A. Gonzalez, T. Green-Murphy-Halton
Milwaukee Brewers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Yovani Gallardo 2.2533022 10.13
Arcenio Leon 0.1000000 10.80
Marco Estrada 3100040 0.00
Jesus Sanchez (H,1) 1200000 0.00
John Axford (BS,1; L,0-1) 0.2233121 16.20
Donovan Hand 0.1000000 0.00
Jim Henderson 1000210 0.00
Pitches-Strikes - Yovani Gallardo 19-18, Arcenio Leon 1-1, Marco Estrada 17-17, Jesus Sanchez 4-4, John Axford 15-8, Donovan Hand 1-1, Jim Henderson 13-5
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Yovani Gallardo 4-1, Marco Estrada 3-1, Jesus Sanchez 2-0, Donovan Hand 1-0, Jim Henderson 1-1
Batters Faced - Yovani Gallardo 12, Arcenio Leon 1, Marco Estrada 9, Jesus Sanchez 4, John Axford 5, Donovan Hand 1, Jim Henderson 5
Game Information
Attendance - 1732
Game Time - 3:01
Temperature - 64
Umpires - Home - Joel Hospodka, First Base - Dale Scott, Second Base - Todd Tichenor, Third Base - Stephen Barga