Bedard begins final rehab step
SEATTLE -- Erik Bedard allowed one run in 2 2/3 innings in an Arizona League game, a final step before making his season debut for the Seattle Mariners next month.
The veteran left-hander allowed four hits, struck out three and did not walk anyone Monday night as the starting pitcher for the Mariners' rookie league team in a game played in Surprise, Ariz.
The 31-year-old, who hadn't pitched since shoulder surgery in August, faced 12 batters, threw 52 pitches and got five groundouts.
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