The Mariners pull off a royal sweep

22 Jun

The Seattle Mariners have taken the first two games of the series against Kansas City. Today they ar hoping to be able to get the series sweep. To accomplish this the Mariners are sending young Roenis Elias to the mound. Opposing him for the Royal will be Yordano Ventura.

Endy Chavez will start the 1st inning with a fly ball to Lorenzo Cain for an out. James Jones is the next man to the plate and he strikes out. That brings Robinson Cano to the plate and he grounds out to Omar Infante to end the top of the inning. Lorenzo Cain will start the home half of the inning with a walk. Omar Infante is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Endy Chavez. That brings Eric Hosmer to the plate and he flies out to James Jones. Billy Butler will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Endy Chavez to end the 1st inning.

Logan Morrison will start the 2nd inning with a walk. Kyle Seager is the next man to the plate and he has a sacrifice bunt to move Logan Morrison to second. That brings Mike Zunino to the plate and he pops up into foul territory where it is caught by Eric Hosmer. Dustin Ackley will try to keep the inning going as he pops out to Omar Infante. Alex Gordon will start the home half of the inning with a single. Salvador Perez is the next man to the plate and he singles as Alex Gordon takes second. That brings Danny Valencia to the plate and he flies out to James Jones as Gordon moves to third. With runners at the corners Justin Maxwell comes up and he hits a sacrifice fly to James Jones that brings Gordon home. Alcides Escobar will try to keep the inning going as he is hit by a pitch. Back to the top of the order for Lorenzo Cain who strikes out to end the 2nd inning. 1-0 Royals.

Brad Miller will start the 3rd inning with a strike out. Willie Bloomquist is the next man to the plate and he doubles. Back to the top of the order for Endy Chavez who grounds out to Omar Infante as Bloomquist takes third. James Jones will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Omar Infante will start the home half of the inning with a pops up in foul territory where it is caught by Logan Morrison. Eric Hosmer is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Willie Bloomquist. That brings Billy Butler to the plate and he hits a single to right field but Endy Chavez throw him out at second trying to stretch it into a double to end the 3rd inning.

Robinson Cano will start the 4th inning with a strike out. Logan Morrison is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Alex Gordon. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he strikes out to end the top of the inning. Alex Gordon will start the home half of the inning with a fly ball to Jame Jones for an out. Salvador Perez is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Danny Valencia to the plate and he strikes out. Justin Maxwell will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the 4th inning.

Mike Zunino will start the 5th inning with a double. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Lorenzo Cain. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he flies out to Lorenzo Cain. Willie Bloomquist will try to keep the inning going and he doubles as Mike Zunino scores. Back to the top of the order for Endy Chavez who strikes out to end the top of the inning. Alcides Escobar will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Back to the top of the inning for Lorenzo Cain who grounds out to Kyle Seager. That Brings Omar Infante to the plate and he walks. Eric Hosmer will try to keep the inning going as he flies out to Endy Chavez to end the inning. Game tied at 1.

James Jones will start the 6th inning with a ground ball to Alcides Escobar for an out. Robinson Cano is the next man to the plate and he walks. Tht brings Logan Morrison to the plate and he pops up to Alcides Escobar. Kyle Seager will try to keep the inning going as he grounds out to Omar Infante. Billy Butler will start the home half of the inning with a strike out. Alex Gordon is the next man to the plate and he flies out to Dustin Ackley. That brings Salvador Perez to the plate and he hits a chopper back to the pitcher Elias who throws him out to end the 6th inning.

Mike Zunino will start the 7th inning with a homerun. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he singles as Ackley moves to second. With two on Willie Bloomquist comes to the plate and he bunts and it is fielded by Ventura, the pitcher, who throws Ackley out at third. Back to the top of the order for Endy Chavez who flies out to Alex Gordon. With two on and two out James Jones will step up to the plate and he grounds out to Omar Infante to end the top of the inning. Danny Valencia will start the home half of the inning with a ground to Brad Miller for an out. Justin Maxwell is the next man to the plate and he singles. That brings Pedro Ciriaco to pinch hit for Alcides Escobar and he bunts and it is fielded by Roenis Elias who throws to Logan Morrison for an out, after the Mariners win a challenge, and Justin Maxwell goes to second. Yoervis Medina will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Back to the top of order for Lorenzo Cain who flies out to James Jones to end the 7th inning. 2-1 Mariners.

Francisley Bueno will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. Robinson Cano will start the 8th inning with a strike out. Logan Morrison is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Danny Valencia. That brings Kyle Seager to the plate and he flies to Alex Gordon to end the top of the inning. Omar Infante will start the home half of the inning with a single. Charlie Furbush will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Eric Hosmer is the next man to the plate and he lines out to Willie Bloomquist. Danny Farquhar will take over the pitching duties for the Mariners. That brings Billy Butler to the plate, Gordon to second on a balk, and he lines out to Willie Bloomquist. Alex Gordon will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the 8th inning.

Aaron Crow will take over the pitching duties for the Royals. Mike Zunino will start the 9th inning with a strike out. Dustin Ackley is the next man to the plate and he grounds out to Omar Infante. That brings Brad Miller to the plate and he singles. With Willie Bloomquist at bat Brad Miller is picked off at first base to end the top of the inning. Fernando Rodney takes over the pitching duties for the Mariners. Salvador Perez will start the home half of the inning with a ground ball to Kyle Seager for an out. Jerrod Dyson is the next man to the plate, and he will pinch hit for Danny Valencia, and he grounds out to Kyle Seager. That brings Mike Moustakas, who will pinch hit for Justin Maxwell, to the plate and he singles. Pedro Ciriaco will try to keep the inning going as he strikes out to end the game. The Mariner sweep as Roenis Elias gets his 7th win and Fernando Rodney gets his 21st save.

 

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