Seattle Mariners Can’t Contain Kansas City Royals, Fall 8-4


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Vinnie Pasquantino hit a tiebreaker two-run double during Kansas City’s five-run fifth inning, and the Royals defeated the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Saturday.

Kansas City Royals 8, Seattle Mariners 4: Box score

Kyle Isbel had three RBIs for Kansas City, and Adam Frazier had two hits and scored two runs. The Royals earned their third straight victory.

Kansas City trailed 3-2 before Frazier doubled and scored on Nick Loftin’s single in the fifth. With two outs and runners on the corners, Pasquantino grounded into first base.

JP Crawford and Mitch Garver homered for Seattle, which lost for the third time in four games. Crawford finished with two hits and two RBIs.

Mariners right-hander Luis Castillo (5-7) allowed five runs and six hits in five innings. He struck out four and walked one.

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