Posted July 27, 2012 on
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The Seattle Mariners don't have much punch in their lineup following the departure of Ichiro Suzuki, but they could be a little more imposing if just two of their struggling hitters can turn things around.
The Mariners will try to make it five wins in six games against the Kansas City Royals this season Friday night at Safeco Field.
After losing two of three to New York earlier this week and bidding farewell to Suzuki, Seattle (44-57) opened this four-game series with a 4-1 victory Thursday.
Mike Carp had three hits and drove in two runs in his third game off the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The first baseman came in batting .146 in 34 games and was 0 for 6 in his first two games back.
''I've got two months to prove I'm past the injury and prove last year wasn't a fluke,'' said Carp, who hit .286 with 12 home runs and 46 RBIs after the All-Star break last year.
Dustin Ackley also broke out of his slump, going 2 for 3 with a dou...
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Ichiro Suzuki bounced around left field in Yankee Stadium during batting practice, getting a sense of how the ball travels in his new home ballpark and getting a look at the view from what will be his new position.
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