The Royals wrapped up a 6-game home stand in style yesterday with a 13-1 win over the Padres. Raul Ibanez was 3-3 driving four runs. He also hit his 6th homer of the year. Aaron Guiel and Joe Randa knocked in three apiece. Mike Sweeney was the only batter in the lineup who failed to get a hit, dropping his major league leading average to .361. Pitcher Jeff Suppan upped his mark to 7-6 on the season. Kansas City 5-1 on the home stand. Tonight, Mike Sweeney faces his closest competitor in the batting race, as the Royals travel to Seattle to take on Ichiro Suzuki and the Mariners. Suzuki’s hitting .359…

The Royals have recalled pitcher Kris George and have sent Alexis Gomez to Double A