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Kansas City Royals (49-51)

Tue. 7/26 Wed. 7/27 Thu. 7/28 Fri. 7/29 Sat. 7/30
vs. LAA
L 0-13
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vs. LAA
W 7-5
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KC 2 - 3 Tex
@ Tex
5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT
@ Tex
5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT

Moreland, Hamels lead Rangers in 3-2 win over Royals

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Mitch Moreland's second home run of the game broke a tie in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels earned his 12th win of the season as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Thursday night.

Hamels (12-2) allowed two runs and six hits in eight innings, matching his longest start of the season. His 123 pitches were 10 more than his previous high for the year. He didn't allow an earned run in his previous two starts, totaling 13 1/3 innings.

Sam Dyson earned his 21st save in 23 opportunities, stranding the tying run at third base.

AVG: E. Hosmer.286
HR: K. Morales16
RBI: E. Hosmer54
SB: A. Escobar14
W: E. Vólquez8
ERA: D. Duffy3.22
Saves: W. Davis21
K: I. Kennedy117
AL Central
Cleveland 5742.576-
Detroit 5448.5294.5
Chi White Sox 5052.4908.5
Kansas City 4952.4859
Minnesota 3863.37620
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .267 (5)
Runs: 395 (26)
Hits: 913 (8)
Home Runs: 85 (28)
Stolen Bases: 56 (12)
OBP: .317 (19)
SLG: .402 (23)
Total Bases: 1372 (23)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.36 (19)
Runs Allowed: 445 (15)
Saves: 23 (21)
Strikeouts: 805 (15)
OpBA: .257 (16)
OBP: .327 (16)
SLG: .426 (17)
Run Support: 4.04 (26)
Date Player Transactions
7/28 L. Hochevar Placed on 15-Day DL (Thoracic outlet syndrome symptoms)
7/28 B. Pounders Called Up from Minors
7/27 L. Cain Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/26 W. Merrifield Sent to Minors
7/26 R. Mondesí Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
7/1 W. Davis off 15-day DL
6/29 L. Cain Strained left hamstring (on 15-day DL)
6/1 B. Eibner off 15-day DL
5/29 S. Pérez Bruised left thigh (day-to-day)
5/23 A. Gordon off 15-day DL
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