Mariners break new HR record to start season

Whit Merrifield extends hitting streak on RBI bunt to break George Brett’s Royals record

Whit Merrifield #15 of the Kansas City Royals bunts in an RBI during the 7th inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium on April 10, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Mike Leake (2-0, 2.92) pitches for Seattle on Thursday opposite Jorge Lopez (0-0, 4.09).

The Milwaukee Brewers of 1987 and the Atlanta Braves of 1982 are two of the only teams ever with hotter starts as they both went 13-0 to begin their respective years.

Second baseman Dee Gordon, who combined for just six home runs over the past two seasons, uncorked a solo home run to right field to give Seattle the new Major League Baseball record for a home run in 15 consecutive games to open up a season.

The Royals finished 32-49 in home games in 2018.

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Don't consider Merrifield's hitting streak the new franchise record because it spans two seasons?

Mitch Haniger hit a tiebreaking home run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners edged the host Kansas City Royals 6-5 Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

Indians starter Shane Bieber tossed seven scoreless innings with six strikeouts in Cleveland's 4-0 win over the Tigers.

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