Alberto Callaspo hit an RBI single for his team leading 22nd hit and Billy Butler was 3-for-5 and had two RBIs, giving 10 on the spring as the Royals rallied for five runs in the 9th inning to beat the Mariners 8-7.
Mike Aviles tripled and is batting .500 (16-for-32). In the five-run ninth-inning rally, Kurt Mertins hit a two-run triple and Kila Ka’aihue walked with the bases loaded to end it. Chad Cordero was charged with all five runs in the ninth although Wes Littleton walked in the winning run.
Edgar Osuna gave up five hits, including three for extra bases, and four runs in his three-inning start for the Royals. He has a 10.00 ERA in four games. Blake Wood gave up two runs in one inning. Minor League prospect Blaine Hardy, threw two perfect innings.