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Mariners v Royals - September 2nd

Smith strong in relief for Royals against Mariners

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    Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Danny Duffy #41 of the Kansas City Royals pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Manager Ned Yost #3 of the Kansas City Royals argues a call with third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Manager Ned Yost #3 of the Kansas City Royals argues a call with third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Manager Ned Yost #3 of the Kansas City Royals argues a call with third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals reacts to a call by third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    David Lough #7 of the Kansas City Royals dives for but misses a fly ball hit by Brad Miller #5 of the Seattle Mariners that resulted in a triple during the 4th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    David Lough #7 of the Kansas City Royals dives for but misses a fly ball hit by Brad Miller #5 of the Seattle Mariners that resulted in a triple during the 4th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals makes a catch during the 4th inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals slides safely into third base on a ground ball by Billy Butler #16 during the 4th inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals slides safely into third base on a ground ball by Billy Butler #16 during the 4th inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Nick Franklin #20 of the Seattle Mariners throws toward first for a double play as Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals slides into second during the 4th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Nick Franklin #20 of the Seattle Mariners throws toward first for a double play as Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals slides into second during the 4th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals reacts to a call by third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals reacts to a call by third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Shortstop Brad Miller #5 of the Seattle Mariners misses a throw from catcher Mike Zunino #3 as Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals steals second during the 7th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Jarrod Dyson #1 of the Kansas City Royals misses a fly ball due to the sun during the 7th inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Jarrod Dyson #1 of the Kansas City Royals misses a fly ball due to the sun during the 7th inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Shortstop Brad Miller #5 of the Seattle Mariners throws toward first during the 7th inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners is tended to during the 7th inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals watches from the dugout during the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Outfielders Alex Gordon #4, Jarrod Dyson #1, and David Lough #7 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate after the Royals defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-1 to win the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Catcher Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals congratulates reliever Greg Holland #56 after the Royals defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-1 to win the game at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Danny Duffy #41 of the Kansas City Royals warms up prior to the start of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners warms up prior to the start of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Manager Ned Yost #3 of the Kansas City Royals argues a call with third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    Manager Ned Yost #3 of the Kansas City Royals argues a call with third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on September 2, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)