PEORIA, Ariz. — They had reasonable excuse to leave immediately after the workout ended on Wednesday. With their first spring-training game scheduled on Thursday, it was the last free afternoon for Mariners players in quite a while.
But as the bulk of the players left in mass exodus following team conditioning, Robinson Cano and Justin Smoak grabbed their bats and headed toward home plate.
Their day wasn’t done.
With the Arizona sun beating down on them, Cano and Smoak went…