"It means the law of averages will even out, and I shouldn't be giving up that much more to come," Street said, when asked the significance of a shaky outing this close to opening day. "Those two swings of the bat, I should have made better pitches on.
"You want to hit the season in stride, and today was not a good day. But overall, I feel like I've had a good spring. The ball is coming out of my hand the way I want it to. I just left a couple pitches up today and got beat on them."
Street gave up two earned runs and five hits in 5 2/3 innings of his first six outings. He's scheduled for one more spring appearance, against the Dodgers on Friday night, in advance of Monday's season opener in Seattle.
Street, who is acting as his agent, has also been trying to negotiate a contract extension with General Manager
"No … no," he said. "At the end of the day, you want results, but it's still
Raise the curtain
Jered Weaver's final spring tuneup Tuesday came in a triple-A game against the
Next up for Weaver, 32, will be Monday's season opener in Seattle, his sixth consecutive opening-day start and seventh overall, the most in franchise history.
"It's definitely a fun experience, that first game of the year," said Weaver, who has a 131-69 record and 3.28 earned-run average in nine seasons. "The adrenaline is running, the national anthem and the flyovers and stuff. It's a cool experience. Who knows how many more I'll have, so I want to take it in."
Bound for Salt Lake
Right-hander Nick Tropeano, who began camp competing with left-hander
Tropeano, acquired in November from Houston for backup catcher
"You can't worry about things you can't control," Tropeano said. "You just have to keep coming in every day and do your work and hopefully everything works out."