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Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was impressive at the plate, but Texas ultimately lost the dramatic preseason exhibition to the Royals.
Billy Butler hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Texas Rangers 6-1 Sunday in the exhibition opener for both clubs.
Speed isn’t part of Mike Napoli’s game. Still, the Texas Rangers catcher was fast enough to score from first on Elvis Andrus’ ninth-inning single.
Mitch Moreland, Mike Napoli and Endy Chavez hit consecutive homers to match a club record and back Matt Harrison’s five-hit shutout pitching over six innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Saturday night.
Back-to-back home runs by Melky Cabrera and Eric Hosmer opened the floodgates in the 14th inning and pushed the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers, 12-7, in the opener of a three-game set.
Jeff Francoeur’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifted Kansas City to a victory over the Rangers on Thursday night, snapping the Royals’ losing streak.
Adrian Beltre lined a single into center field in the 11th inning of a mistake-filled game, lifting the Rangers to a win over the Royals.
C.J. Wilson struck out 10 in seven innings, Adrian Beltre hit one of Texas’ three home runs and the Rangers completed a three-game weekend sweep over the Kansas City Royals with an 8-7 victory Sunday.
Alexi Ogando allowed only one run pitching into the seventh inning, Michael Young extended his hitting streak to 13 games and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Saturday night.
Mike Napoli, Ian Kinsler and David Murphy were among five Rangers with homers and Texas beat the Kansas City Royals 11-6 on a windy Friday night.
The Kansas City Royals acquired catcher Matt Treanor on Monday from the Rangers for an undisclosed amount of cash.
Colby Lewis threw two shutout innings on Monday, in a 12-11 victory over the Kansas City Royals.