Royals unable to rally vs. Mariners
Butler goes 2-for-2, raises spring average to .520
MARINERS 7, ROYALS 3
at Peoria, Ariz.
Friday, March 16
The Royals return to Surprise Stadium and face the Diamondbacks at 3:05 p.m. CT. Right-hander Gil Meche takes a 2.57 ERA into his third start of the spring.
Jim Street is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.