The Seattle Mariners will officially open Cactus League play tomorrow with a 1:05 p.m. MT/12:05 PT spring training game against the San Francisco Giants.

Right-handed pitcher Doug Fister (3-4, 4.13 with Seattle in 2009) will make the start for the Mariners. The Giants will counter with two-time reigning National League Cy Young award winner Tim Lincecum.

Also scheduled to pitch in the Cactus League opener is Kanekoa Texeira (RHP), Ricky Orta (RHP), David Pauley (RHP), Mike Koplove (RHP), Jesús Colomé (RHP) and Chris Seddon (LHP).

The game will be carried live on the radio in the Seattle area on ESPN 710 Seattle and the Mariners Radio Network.

Manager Don Wakamatsu has announced the following starting lineup for the Cactus League opener:

# Player Pos.

51 Ichiro Suzuki RF

9 Chone Figgins 2B

15 Milton Bradley LF

24 Ken Griffey Jr. DH

4 José López 3B

13 Casey Kotchman 1B

1 Eric Byrnes CF

50 Adam Moore C

2 Jack Wilson SS


58 Doug Fister RHP