KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Even baseballs hottest hitter cant keep pace with the Seattle Mariners right now.
Mitch Haniger hit a tiebreaking homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Mariners over the Royals 6-5 Wednesday night after Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a Kansas City-record 31 games.
Merrifields RBI bunt single in the seventh tied it at 5 and moved him past Hall of Famer George Brett for the Royals mark.
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