2014-04-03 05:43:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Anaheim, CA) -- The Seattle Mariners are off to their best start since 1995 after defeating the Los Angeles Angels, 8-2. It's only the third time in franchise history that the Mariners have begun a season with a 3-and-0 record. James Paxton pitched seven shutout innings for Seattle, striking out nine. Mike Zunino, Justin Smoak, and Corey Hart homered for the Mariners, who will open a four-game series at Oakland tonight.