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Mariners outslug Royals

Jul 18, 2012 - 3:27 AM Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders each hit a two-run home run to pace Seattle's 9-6 victory over Kansas City in the second-test of a four-game series.

Miguel Montero added three hits and two RBI, while Kyle Seager also drove in a pair for the Mariners, who have won the first two of the set.

Recalled from Triple-A Tacoma, Blake Beavan (4-6) did enough to snag the win, allowing seven hits and five runs over six innings.

Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run shot and Alex Gordon totaled two hits with an RBI for the Royals, who have dropped seven of eight.

Ryan Verdugo's (0-1) season debut lasted 1 2/3 innings, during which he surrendered eight hits and six runs.








  • SEATTLE: 9
    KANSAS CITY: 6
    Final

    Jul 17 11:20 PM


  • Pinch-Hitter Lorenzo Cain one-out, two-run Home Run (1) to left scored Salvador Perez. Alex Gordon due up.

    Mariners 9, Royals 6  Bot 7, 1 OutJul 17 10:43 PM
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    Mariners 9, Royals 6  Bot 7, 1 OutJul 17 10:43 PM


  • Chris Getz grounded out second to first scored Jeff Francoeur with one out. On the play, Salvador Perez advances to third. Runner on third and Jarrod Dyson due up.

    Mariners 9, Royals 4  Bot 7, 1 OutJul 17 10:36 PM
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    Mariners 9, Royals 4  Bot 7, 1 OutJul 17 10:36 PM


  • Dustin Ackley triple to center scored Brendan Ryan with none out. Runner on third and Ichiro Suzuki due up.

    Mariners 9, Royals 3  Top 5, 0 OutsJul 17 9:49 PM


  • Michael Saunders none-out, two-run Home Run (9) to center scored Miguel Olivo. Brendan Ryan due up.

    Mariners 8, Royals 3  Top 5, 0 OutsJul 17 9:42 PM
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    Mariners 8, Royals 3  Top 5, 0 OutsJul 17 9:42 PM


  • Billy Butler single to right scored Alcides Escobar with two out. Runner on first and Mike Moustakas due up.

    Mariners 6, Royals 3  Bot 3, 2 OutsJul 17 9:16 PM


  • Alcides Escobar single to center scored Alex Gordon with one out. Runner on first and Eric Hosmer due up.

    Mariners 6, Royals 2  Bot 3, 1 OutJul 17 9:11 PM
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    Mariners 6, Royals 2  Bot 3, 1 OutJul 17 9:11 PM


  • Alex Gordon tripled to right center scored Jarrod Dyson. Runner on third with one out and Alcides Escobar due up.

    Mariners 6, Royals 1  Bot 3, 1 OutJul 17 9:10 PM


  • Kyle Seager double to right scored Ichiro Suzuki and Jesus Montero with two out. On the play, Justin Smoak advances to third. Runners on second and third and Miguel Olivo due up.

    Mariners 6, Royals 0  Top 2, 2 OutsJul 17 8:47 PM
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    Mariners 6, Royals 0  Top 2, 2 OutsJul 17 8:47 PM


  • Jesus Montero single to left scored Dustin Ackley with two out. On the play, Ichiro Suzuki advances to second. Runners on first and second and Justin Smoak due up.

    Mariners 4, Royals 0  Top 2, 2 OutsJul 17 8:43 PM


  • Justin Smoak two-out, two-run Home Run (13) to left scored Jesus Montero. Kyle Seager due up.

    Mariners 3, Royals 0  Top 1, 2 OutsJul 17 8:17 PM


  • Jesus Montero double to center scored Casper Wells with two out. Runner on second and Justin Smoak due up.

    Mariners 1, Royals 0  Top 1, 2 OutsJul 17 8:16 PM


  • SEATTLE: 0
    KANSAS CITY: 0
    Top 1, 1 Out

    Jul 17 8:11 PM
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    Mariners vs. RoyalsDec 20 6:02 AM