A 5-run 2nd inning sent the Texas Rangers up for good, as they defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-6.
Derek Holland pitched 7 innings for the Rangers, giving up 6 runs on 7 hits. Only 3 of the runs were earned, as Texas committed 3 errors on the day.
Prince Fielder had a 3 hit day for the Rangers, driving in 3 in the process. Texas pounded 14 total hits, 13 of which came off of Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie. Guthrie gave up all 9 runs in only 6 innings of work.