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It's Baek and Bloomquist
Mariners 5, Royals 1
Willie Bloomquist watches his two-run double take flight into center field. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty)
Cha Seung Baek was superb, holding the Royals hitless until the sixth inning. But he was out of the game by the time Willie Bloomquist stroked a two-run double in the seventh to break a 1-1 tie and give the Mariners the rubber game.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 29, 2007
CHC
STL
PPD
KC
Kansas City (8-17)
Lost 1
Seattle 5, Kansas City 1   SEA
Seattle (10-10)
Won 1
April 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Kansas City
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 5 2
Seattle
0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 4/29/07  |  Gameday  |  Royals Stats  |  Mariners Stats
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF3000100.311
Grudzielanek, 2B4010001.280
Teahen, RF4000022.250
Sweeney, DH3010011.275
  1-Brown, PR-DH1100000.194
Gload, 1B4010011.250
Sanders, LF4011011.348
Gordon, 3B3010121.169
Pena, SS3000013.200
LaRue, C2000020.105
  a-Buck, PH-C1000012.348
Totals3215121112 

a-Struck out for LaRue in the 7th.
1-Ran for Sweeney in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Sweeney (2, Baek), Gordon (4, Baek).
TB: Grudzielanek; Sweeney 2; Gload; Sanders; Gordon 2.
RBI: Sanders (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney; Buck 2; Gordon.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Pena (7, fielding), DeJesus (2, fielding).
DP: (Gordon-Grudzielanek-Gload).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4011001.305
Beltre, 3B4020000.244
Vidro, DH4000003.318
Ibanez, LF3100100.253
Sexson, 1B3011102.145
Guillen, RF4100002.239
  Ellison, RF0000000.500
Betancourt, SS4210002.239
Burke, C3011002.357
Bloomquist, 2B3112011.154
Totals325752113 

BATTING
2B: Burke (3, Bannister), Betancourt (3, Bannister), Bloomquist (1, Bannister).
TB: Suzuki; Beltre 2; Sexson; Betancourt 2; Burke 2; Bloomquist 2.
RBI: Burke (1), Bloomquist 2 (2), Suzuki (12), Sexson (13).
2-out RBI: Bloomquist 2; Suzuki.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sexson; Suzuki; Vidro.
GIDP: Betancourt.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltre (1, 2nd base off Bannister/LaRue), Betancourt (2, 2nd base off Bannister/LaRue).

 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bannister (L, 0-1)6.24432104.91
Gobble 0.12100002.08
Peralta 1.01000006.59
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Baek 6.14112604.22
Morrow (W, 2-0)1.20000303.48
Putz 1.01000201.64

Gobble pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Bannister, Putz.
Pitches-strikes: Bannister 99-58, Gobble 12-9, Peralta 9-7, Baek 96-62, Morrow 20-15, Putz 23-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bannister 7-12, Gobble 0-1, Peralta 2-1, Baek 6-7, Morrow 2-0, Putz 0-1.
Batters faced: Bannister 27, Gobble 4, Peralta 3, Baek 25, Morrow 5, Putz 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Gobble 1-1, Peralta 1-1, Morrow 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 26,036.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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