KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nate Lowe hit a towering, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers figured the way to maintain onto an enormous lead, beating the Kansas Metropolis Royals 7-Three Sunday for his or her first win of the season.
Texas blew a five-run edge on opening day and a four-run lead Saturday. Boosted by Lowe, the Rangers prevented a sweep.
Lowe related within the third for a 3-Zero lead. He has 9 RBIs within the first three video games of the season, a Texas document.
Isiah Kiner-Falefa additionally drove in three runs. He had a two-run single within the fourth as Texas took a 6-Zero lead and a homer within the ninth off Wade Davis.
Jordan Lyles (1-0) gave up two runs in 5 2/Three innings, struck out eight and allowed 5 hits. His eight strikeouts are essentially the most he’s posted in a sport since September 19, 2019.
Texas pitchers mixed for 14 strikeouts.
Salvador Pérez hit a two-run homer within the Royals sixth.
Michael A. Taylor, who homered and drove in three runs in every of Kansas Metropolis’s first two video games, went 1 for 4. He scored a run within the ninth on a single by Hanser Alberto off former Royals pitcher Ian Kennedy.
Brady Singer (0-1) gave up 5 earned run on 5 hits and three walks in Three 1/Three innings. He threw 77 pitches, the fewest in any of his outings in a two-year profession.
Kyle Zimmer got here in for reduction and gave up one hits in three innings.
Rangers: Kiner-Falefa was hit within the left hand by Singer within the third inning. He completed the sport.
Royals: 3B Hunter Dozier didn’t play for the second straight sport as a result of his proper hand is swollen. He left Thursday’s opener after apparently hurting himself on a swing. Supervisor Mike Matheny doesn’t count on Dozier to overlook a lot time.
Rangers: Mike Foltynewicz begins the house opener towards the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday.
Royals: Play at Cleveland on Monday as Danny Duffy begins after going 4-Four with a 4.95 ERA final season.