PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Kevin Millwood shut out Kansas City for four innings in his most effective start of the spring, and Michael Saunders drove in a pair of runs with a double as part of a four-run sixth inning to lead the Seattle Mariners over the Royals 6-2 Wednesday night.
High-level prospect Vinnie Catricala also knocked in two runs with singles in the fourth and sixth innings as the Mariners improved to 10-3 this spring.
Ichiro Suzuki had two hits for the Mariners and scored a run, and Millwood walked three and allowed a hit in four innings.
Royals starter Aaron Crow, an All-Star reliever last season, went three innings and allowed two runs on two hits, walking two with two strikeouts.
The Mariners led 6-0 before Kansas City scored a pair of unearned runs off Oliver Perez.
Jonathan Broxton struck out two in one inning of work in his spring debut for Kansas City.