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Royals 5, Mariners 4
Jarrod Washburn allowed one earned run on Saturday night. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Jarrod Washburn recorded his sixth quality start in his last seven starts, but couldn't pick up his fifth win of the season as closer Brandon Morrow blew his second save of the season with two outs in the ninth. Raul Ibanez hit his 11th home run of the season in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (36-58)
Lost 3
Kansas City 5, Seattle 4   KC
Kansas City (43-52)
Won 3
July 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0   4 10 1
Kansas City
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   5 9 0
Standings thru 7/12/08  |  Recap: SEA | KC  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Royals stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF3120101.305
Lopez, 2B4010002.299
Ibanez, LF4112003.273
Vidro, 1B4110001.215
  Cairo, 1B0000000.216
Beltre, 3B4110000.259
Reed, CF4022000.268
Johjima, C4000001.212
Hulett, DH3010011.333
  a-Bloomquist, PH-DH1000000.259
Betancourt, SS4010001.269
Totals3541041110 

a-Grounded out for Hulett in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Reed (5, Meche).
HR: Ibanez (11, 6th inning off Meche, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki 2; Lopez; Ibanez 4; Vidro; Beltre; Reed 3; Hulett; Betancourt.
RBI: Ibanez 2 (55), Reed 2 (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Vidro (1, throw).
DP: (Beltre-Lopez-Vidro).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF5222010.307
Aviles, M, SS3010100.297
Teahen, RF4101004.249
Guillen, DH4010004.273
Grudzielanek, 2B4021011.313
Gordon, 3B4011022.250
Buck, C4010013.251
Gload, 1B4000001.276
German, LF3110010.217
  a-Butler, PH0000100.253
  1-Gathright, PR0100000.251
Totals355952615 

a-Walked for German in the 9th.
1-Ran for Butler in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: DeJesus (10, 9th inning off Morrow, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: DeJesus 5; Aviles, M; Guillen; Grudzielanek 2; Gordon; Buck; German.
RBI: Grudzielanek (20), Gordon (45), Teahen (33), DeJesus 2 (51).
2-out RBI: Grudzielanek; Gordon; DeJesus 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Buck; Guillen.
GIDP: Buck.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Teahen (Betancourt at 1st base).
DP: (Teahen-Gload).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Washburn 6.07311104.83
Green (H, 13)1.21000302.81
Rhodes (H, 10)0.10000103.12
Morrow (BS, 2)(L, 1-2)0.21221111.80
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche 6.210441114.71
Ramirez, H (W, 1-0)2.10000001.50

Pitches-strikes: Washburn 111-70, Green 24-16, Rhodes 5-4, Morrow 12-7, Meche 98-66, Ramirez, H 21-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Washburn 9-8, Green 1-1, Rhodes 0-0, Morrow 1-0, Meche 6-11, Ramirez, H 7-0.
Batters faced: Washburn 26, Green 6, Rhodes 1, Morrow 4, Meche 29, Ramirez, H 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Rhodes 1-0, Ramirez, H 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:31.
Att: 23,792.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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