Posted April 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
Miguel Olivo and Kyle Seager hit consecutive home runs during a six-run sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners rallied past Kansas City 6-4 Sunday in their first game since opening the regular season in Japan. The Mariners split two midweek games against Oakland at Tokyo Dome. Munenori Kawasaki had three hits for the Mariners, who used six projected starters. He had two hits in the sixth inning alone. Olivo's three-run homer tied it at 4. Seager followed with his fourth home run of the spring. Mike Moustakas homered and doubled for the Royals. Starter Bruce Chen struck out six and walked one while allowing just three hits in four innings.

State of the Mariners – weekly notebook | April 1st

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95% off: Miguel Olivo

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