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August 6, 2010 at 6:21 PM

Kansas City Royals at Mariners: Aug. 6, 2010 game thread

IMG00142-1.jpgFinal: Mariners 7, Kansas City 1.
9:24 p.m.: Seattle tacks on a run in the eighth on Casey Kotchman’s RBI single to right field. It’s 7-1 Mariners heading into the ninth and Brandon League is in to pitch the final frame.
8:52 p.m.: Langerhans is having quite a day. He’s 3 for 3 with a homer, double, single and two runs scored. He’s a triple away from the cycle and the M’s now lead 6-1 after six.


8:32 p.m.: After five innings Seattle is still up 4-1. French has thrown 67 pitches (44 strikes) heading into sixth.
8:19 p.m.: The M’s pick up two more runs on Greinke after a sacrifice fly from Jack Wilson and Ichiro’s RBI single. It’s 4-1 heading into the fifth.
8:02 p.m.: Greinke came into tonight’s game with a 4-0 record and a 1.64 ERA against the Mariners. After two hitless innings, Ryan Langerhans, filling in for Michael Saunders, smacked a solo shot to center field.
Then Jack Wilson tripled and was driven home on an RBI single from Chone Figgins.
The M’s are up 2-1 heading into the fourth.
7:36 p.m.: After two innings we’re still scoreless. French looked solid in the second, striking out the first two batters in the inning.
Jose Lopez was the only Mariner to reach base in the second after Mike Aviles tried to backhand a grounder that skipped off his glove for an error.

7:23 p.m.:
No score after one. Luke French gave up a one-out double to Jason Kendall in the top of the inning, while Zack Greinke retired the Mariners in order, striking out Casey Kotchman looking to end the inning.
7:05 p.m.: It’s a sunny, but brisk evening here at Safeco Field. The Mariners are sending Luke French (0-2, 6.27 ERA) to the mound against Zack Greinke (7-10, 3.97 ERA).
Rapper Flo Rida threw out the first pitch before Friday’s game.
The Mariners come into the game having lost two straight and have dropped nine of their last 10 and 25 of the past 32.

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