Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners Tickets
About Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners
Even though the Royals Mariners rivalry is not fierce, the two teams are nonetheless competitive towards each other. It hasn’t been long since the Mariners suffered a big loss 14-3 to the Kansas City Royals in February 2017. The game took place in Peoria, Arizona and was shortened to seven innings due to weather conditions. But soon after this crushing defeat, the tables turned. In the next game, played at the Surprise Stadium on March 16, the Mariners ended up beating the Royals 9-2. With one win each, it was anybody’s guess going into the third game. Held in the Peoria Sports Complex on March 24, 2017, this game cut it close as the Mariners won 4-3. Who’s to say how the Royals will perform against the Mariners in the upcoming games. Let’s take a look at some interesting moments between these two teams.
Notable Moment - Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners
The Shortest Game - The shortest game between the Kansas City Royals and the Seattle Mariners was played on May 16, 1995. The game lasted only 1 hour and 30 minutes at the Kauffman Stadium. Ending with a 2-4 loss for the Seattle Mariners, the game started out strong for the Mariners as they went 2 runs up in the top of the second innings. But things changed in the bottom of the second innings as the Royals ended up scoring twice. The final nail in the coffin for the Mariners came in the bottom of the third as Coleman scored, making the final score 4-2, in favor of the Royals.
Head-to-Head Records - Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners
Let’s take a look at how the Kansas City Royals have performed against the Seattle Mariners over the years.
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Looking at the records, the Kansas City Royals have a slight edge over the Seattle Mariners. As for the postseason games, the two teams have not played against each other yet.
The Stars Behind the Royals and the Mariners
The Royals and the Mariners have had many star players on their rosters. The Mariners have several players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. These include the likes of Alvin Davis, the first baseman inducted in 1997. Randy Johnson, the pitcher inducted in 2012. Edgar Martinez, the designated hitter inducted in 2007. And Jay Buhner, the outfielder inducted in 2004. The team also had several managers inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. On the other hand, the Kansas City Royals also have many players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. George Brett who played with the Royals between 1973 and 1993 was inducted in 1994. Larry Gura the left handed pitcher, who played during 1976 and 1985, was inducted in 1992. Relief pitcher Jeff Montgomery was inducted in 2003. And player, coach and manager, Cookie Rojas (1970 – 1977) was inducted in 1987. In total, 24 players associated with the Kansas City Royals have made it to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners – It’s Happening Again!
The two teams are all energized and prepared to face each other in the upcoming MLB regular season. Their upcoming games will go on through July and August and will see them play at the Peoria Sports Complex, the Kauffman Stadium and the Safeco Field. Seating charts for all these games are readily available – do check them out before you buy Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners tickets. Cheap Kansas City Royals Seattle Mariners tickets are available here.