Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/4/13
The Seattle Mariners haven't had much of a problem getting runners into scoring position. Getting them home has been a disaster. The Mariners had nine more opportunities with runners on second and third Tuesday night against Kansas City and came up empty on each of them. That left an opening for Salvador Perez, who drove in the go-ahead run for the Royals in the eighth inning for a 4-3 victory over Seattle. ''We were able to square some balls up, put a little pressure on them. We got some hits tonight,'' said Seager, who hit a two-run homer to help the Mariners rally from a three-run hole. ''It's just kind of the same thing. They were able to make some good pitches and get out of a couple of jams.'' The Mariners are 1 for 20 with runners in scoring position the first two games of the series. ''We've been playing tight ball games and not scoring a great deal of runs,'' Mariners manager Eric Wedge said. ''It's not because we don't have opportunities. We have had some opportunitie...
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