Mariners 3, Royals 1
SEATTLE — Justin Smoak hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Dustin Ackley a solo homer in the sixth for the Mariners. Chris Young allowed three hits over eight innings for the Mariners. He retired his first seven batters before Mike Moustakas tripled with one out in the third. Alcides Escobar followed with a sacrifice fly to put the Royals ahead 1-0. The only other hits Young allowed were Billy Butler's single in the fourth and Salvador Perez's single in the seventh. Both were stranded at first.