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Royals Pile Up 16 Singles In Beating Mariners

Associated Press - May 10, 2014 12:17 am

Wade Miley scattered five hits for his first career shutout and Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run first inning off an ineffective Yordano Venture and pace the Seattle Mariners to a 6-0 victory over Kansas City on Saturday night, the Royals' fifth consecutive loss on their current road trip.

Wade Miley scattered five hits for his first career shutout and Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run first inning off an ineffective Yordano Venture and pace the Seattle Mariners to a 6-0 victory over Kansas City on Saturday night, the Royals' fifth consecutive loss on their current road trip.

SEATTLE (AP) – Jason Vargas allowed three hits over seven innings and the Kansas Royals had 16 hits – all singles – in a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners Friday night.

Vargas (3-1), who pitched for the Mariners for four seasons, struck out six without a walk. He is 3-1 with a 1.59 ERA in four career starts against his former team.

It also was the first road victory for Vargas, who signed a four year free agent deal with the Royals in November.

Salvador Perez, Eric Gordon and Eric Hosmer had three hits each for the Royals while Nori Aoki and Lorenzo Cain had two each.

The Mariners have scored two runs and had 10 hits over the past three games.