(AP) -- The Seattle Mariners' offense has been quite a mystery over the last week, piling up runs one game and failing to produce the next.
The biggest unknown for the Mariners' game in Kansas City on Tuesday night, however, is the Royals' stating pitcher.
Seattle (38-53) has split its last six games, combining for 23 runs in the wins while scoring three in the defeats. The Mariners' offense was on from the start Monday, pushing across five runs in the first inning en route to a 9-4 victory over Kansas City.
Casper Wells had a career-best five RBIs on a three-run homer in the first inning and a two-run triple in the second, both coming off Jonathan Sanchez. Justin Smoak also had a two-run homer off Sanchez, while Dustin Ackley hit a solo shot in the sixth inning to cap Seattle's scoring.
The Mariners have won seven of their last 11 games when hitting at least one homer.
"We can't control the end result," manager Eric Wedge said. "We just want to go out there, put together good ...