Griffey's Slam Wins it for M's

SportsFootballTennisKen Griffey Jr.Seattle MarinersKip WellsCincinnati Reds

Junior's still got it.

Ken Griffey Jr. hit a grand slam off Kip Wells in the bottom ofthe ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory overhis former team, the Cincinnati Reds.

Mike Leake allowed one run and three hits in four innings toboost his chances of making Cincinnati's rotation.

Leake, the eighth overall pick in last June's draft, plunkedchildhood idol Griffey with an off-speed pitch in the fourth, thenjoked he didn't know whether to say he was sorry - or not care.

It was one of the few mistakes in the first spring start for the22-year-old right-hander.

Travis Wood also pitched four innings for Cincinnati, yieldingone run and five hits. He is competing with Leake for the No. 5spot in the rotation.

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