Brad Miller, Billy Butler

Royals swept at home by Mariners

The Kansas City Royals lost their 4th in a row on Sunday afternoon after being beaten 2-1 by the Seattle Mariners.

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 1978 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch winds up to throw to the Philadelphia Phillies in a National League playoff game at Philadelphia. Welch, former All-Star pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Oakland Athletics has died.  The two-time All-Star and Cy Young award winner was found dead at his home in Seal Beach, Calif. He was 57.  (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)

Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57

Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has d…