Mariners-Royals game postponed by rain, DH set for Sunday

Seattle Mariners first baseman Danny Valencia (26) hands the ball to relief pitcher Edwin Diaz (39) following of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals game against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Sunday.

The teams have split the first two games of the four-game series, with Seattle winning 5-2 Friday night to improve to 13-8 since the All-Star break.

The loss dropped the Royals to 3 1/2 games behind Cleveland in the AL Central.

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