Mariners Vs. Royals: Seattle Captures Series, Keeps Bats Hot

The Mariners scored 31 runs in four games to take the series against the Royals. They'll hope the momentum continues.

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Mariners Vs. Royals Final Score: Felix Hernandez, Jesus Montero Power Seattle To 6-1 Win

It turns out that the Seattle Mariners just needed to take a little road trip to Kauffman Stadium to get their heads straight. The M's batters romped in their four-game series against the Kansas City Royals. Settle scored at least six runs in each of the games and took three of four after a 6-1 victory on Thursday.

Felix Hernandez was once again rock-solid, allowing just one run on eight hits and a walk in eight innings of work to improve to 8-5.

The Mariners scored three runs in the top of the second inning off of starter Will Smith, thanks to a Jesus Montero home run to lead off the inning, an RBI single from Michael Saunders and a Brendan Ryan sacrifice fly. Montero added another RBI single in the fifth to make it 4-0 Mariners.

Chris Getz drove in the lone Kansas City run in the bottom of the fifth with a single. Jesus Montero was not quite done padding the Mariners lead, as he drove in the last two runs of the game with a double in the seventh and a sacrifice fly in the ninth. Montero finished the game 3-for-4 with four RBI and finished atriple short of the cycle.

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Mariners Vs. Royals Final Score: Seattle Loses Wild One In Kansas City, 8-7

Wednesday night's game between the Seattle Mariners and the Kansas City Royals was a real roller coaster. The Mariners trailed 7-3 before battling back to tie it, but a walk-off home run eventually handed the Royals the 8-7 win.

Kyle Seager hit a two-out home run in the top of the second inning to give the M's a brief 1-0 lead, but the Royals answered back with a three-run inning to go ahead.

Casper Wells hit a two-run homer in the top of the fourth to tie things up 3-3, but once again Kansas City answered right back, picking up two runs on an Alex Gordon double in the bottom of the fourth and making it 7-3 with a Lorenzo Cain home run in the bottom of the fifth.

Miguel Olivo hit an RBI single in the sixth and Jesus Montero added a two-run RBI single in the seventh to tie the game up once again. The Mariners bullpen held the Royals scoreless from the sixth through eighth innings, but Billy Butler led off the bottom of the ninth with a home run to left center field off of Josh Kinney to give the Royals the win.

The Mariners will still have a chance to capture the four-game series with a win on Thursday.

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Mariners Vs. Royals Final Score: Seattle Bats Stay Inexplicably Hot In 9-6 Win

For the second time in two days, the Seattle Mariners managed to drop nine runs on the Kansas City Royals in Kauffman Stadium. The M's assured themselves at least a split in the four-game road series on Tuesday afternoon with a 9-6 victory and their second straight win.

In the top of the first inning, Jesus Montero hit a two-out RBI double and Justin Smoak followed up with his 13th home run of the year to help Seattle jump out to a quick 3-0 lead. The M's tacked on another three runs in the second inning, with another Montero RBI hit and a two-out, two-run double from Kyle Seager.

The Royals cut the lead in half in the bottom of the third inning with RBI hits from Alex Gordon, Alcides Escobar and Billy Butler. The Mariners answered back in the top of the fifth with their third three-run inning of the game to make it 9-3, thanks to a Michael Saunders home run and an RBI triple from Dustin Ackley.

The Royals were not quite finished contributing three-run innings, as an RBI groundout from Chris Getz and Lorenzo Cain's first home run of the season brought the Royals to within three once again. Lucas Luetge and Tom Wilhelmsen pitched perfect eighth and ninth innings to seal the victory.

Blake Beavan, just recalled for the spot start, picked up the win to improve to 4-6.

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Mariners Vs. Royals Final Score: Seattle Cruises To 9-4 Victory

The Seattle Mariners have started their four-game series against the Kansas City Royals on the right foot. On Monday, the M's rolled to a 9-4 win and seem to be enjoying their time at Kauffman Stadium already.

Seattle got started early -- as they tend to do -- and racked up a big five-run first inning against starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez. Casper Wells hit a three-run homer and Justin Smoak added a two-run bomb before Sanchez managed to record an out in the game. Wells added a two-run RBI triple with one out in the second inning to make it 7-0 Mariners.

Sanchez only lasted 1.1 innings, giving up seven runs on seven hits and a walk.

The Royals cut the lead to 7-3 in the bottom of the third inning, as Salvador Perez and Billy Butler hit home runs off of Jason Vargas. Those would be the only runs Vargas would give up in six innings of work.

Ichiro Suzuki hit an RBI triple in the fourth inning and Dustin Ackley hit a solo home run in the sixth to tack on the final two Seattle runs.

Eric Hosmer managed an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning, but the Royals would get no closer. Vargas improves his record to 9-7 with the win. The Mariners' 1-through-4 hitters each had two hits in the game, with Wells picking up five RBI in the three-hole.

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Mariners Vs. Royals Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

The Mariners visit the Royals for a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. Can Seattle keep from stinking up the joint?

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