The Kansas City Royals split the series

11 May

After the win last night to give then a 2 game to 1 advantage the Seattle Mariners go for the series win this afternoon. The Mariners will send Roenis Elias to the mound. The Kansas City Royals Jeremy Guthrie try and split the 4 game series.
Nori Aoki will start the 1st inning with a single. Eric Hosmer is the second man to the plate and he hits a ground ball back to the pitcher for a double play. That brings up Billy Butler and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Brad Miller is the next man to the plate and he is safe on an error. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he flies out to center. Corey Hart steps up to the plate and Brad Miller is picked off at first to end the 1st inning.
Danny Valencia will start the 2nd inning with an infield single. Alex Gordon is the next man to the plate and he has a single as Valencia takes second. That will bring Lorenzo Cain to the plate and he is safe on an error to load the bases. Johnny Glavotella will walk up to the plate and he strikes out. Alcides Escobar steps into the box and hits a gran slam. Brett Hayes will step up and he pops up to Mike Zunino. Back to the top of the order for Nori Aoki who strikes him out to end the top of the inning. Corey Hart will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Lorenzo Cain. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he flies out. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he strikes out to end the 2nd inning. 4-0 Royals.
Eric Hosmer will start the 3rd inning with a ground-rule double. Billy Butler will be the next man to the plate and he pops out to Brad Miller. That brings Danny Valencia to the plate and he has an infield single. Alex Gordon steps up to the plate and he pops out Kyle Seager. Lorenzo Cain walks into the box and he flies out to Stephen Romero to end the top of the inning. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a homerun. Stephen Romero will be the next man to the plate and he is hit by a pitch. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he has a single as Romero goes to third. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who hits a sacrifice bunt as Zunino takes second. Brad Miller Walks up to the plate and he has a double that brings Romero and Zunino home. Robinson Cano comes up to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Hosmer that turns into a double play to end the 3rd. 4-3 Royals.
Johnny Glavotella will start the 4th inning with a walk. Alcides Escobar is the next man up to the plate and he has a single as Glavotella takes second. That brings Brett Hayes to the plate,Glavotella takes third on an error, and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Nori Aoki who is safe on an error as Glavotella comes home. Eric Hosmer steps up to he plate and he strikes out. That will bring Billy Butler to the plate and he has an infield single to load the bases. Danny Valencia is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to the pitcher to end the top of the inning. Corey Hart will start the home half of the inning fly ball to Nori Aoki for an out. Justin Smoak is the next man to the plate and he has a single. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he hits a 2-run homer. Dustin Ackley walks up to the plate and he hits a homerun. Stephen Romero steps into the batter’s box and he grounds out to Hosmer. That brings up Mike Zunino and he grounds out to the pitcher to end the 4th. 6-5 Mariners.
Alex Gordon will start the 5th inning with a single. Lorenzo Cain is the next man to the plate and he hits a ground ball to Kyle Seager and he turns a double play. That brings Johnny Glavotella to the plate and he grounds out to Robinson Cano to end the top of the inning. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a double. Brad Miller is the next man to the plate and he pops up to Escobar. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he grounds out to Valencia. Corey Hart steps up to the plate and he has a single as Jame Jones scores. Kelvin Herrera will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. Justin Smoak will walk into the box and he walks as Hart takes second. Kyle Seager steps up to the plate and he grounds out to Hosmer to end the 5th inning. 7-5 Mariners.
Dominic Leone will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Alcides Escobar will start the 6th inning with a fly ball to James Jones for an out. Brett Hayes is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. Back to the top of the order for Nori Aoki who strikes out to end the top of the inning. Louis Coleman will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. Dustin Ackley will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Stephen Romero is the next man to the plate and he singles up the middle. That will bring Mike Zunino to the plate and he grounds into a double play to end the 6th inning.
Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Eric Hosmer will start the 7th inning with a ground-rule double. Billy Butler is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Danny Valencia to the plate and he walks. Alex Gordon walks up to the plate and he walks to load the bases. Lorenzo Cain steps into the batter’s box and he hits a sacrifice fly to Jame Jones as Hosmer scores. Johnny Glaavotella walks up and hits a 3-run homer. Alcides Escobar is next flies out to James Jones to end the top of the inning. Aaron Crow will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. James Jones will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Glavotella for an out. Brad Miller is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Hosmer. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he hits a single. Corey Hart will step up to the plate and he grounds out to Escobar to end the 7th. 9-7 Royals.
Joe Beimel will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Brett Hayes will start the 8th with a fly ball to Dustin Ackley. Back to the top the order for Nori Aoki who flies out to Dustin Ackley. That brings Eric Hosmer to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Wade Davis will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. Justin Smoak will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Glavotella for an out. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Dustin Ackley to the plate and he singles. Michael Saunders will step up to the plate, as he pinch hits for Stephen Romero, and he strikes out to end the 8th inning.
Yoervis Medina will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Billy Butler will start the 9th inning jwith a ground ball to Brad Miller for an out. Danny Valenciea is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Alex Gordon to the plate and he has a single and take third on two errors. Lorenzo Cain steps up to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Greg Holland will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. Mike Zunino will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Back to the top of the order for James Jones who grounds out to Escobar. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he grounds out to end the game. 9-7 Royals win.

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