KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nate Lowe hit a towering, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers figured how you can maintain onto an enormous lead, beating the Kansas Metropolis Royals 7-3 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 3-0 lead. He has 9 RBIs within the first three video games of the season, a Texas file.
Isiah Kiner-Falefa additionally drove in three runs. He had a two-run single within the fourth as Texas took a 6-0 lead and a homer within the ninth off Wade Davis.
Jordan Lyles (1-0) gave up two runs in 5 2/3 innings, struck out eight and allowed 5 hits. His eight strikeouts are probably the most he’s posted in a recreation since September 19, 2019.
“We didn’t pitch to our liking the primary two video games so I set the tone and it felt actually good,” Lyles mentioned. “I’m excited the place my stuff is and we executed rather well right now.”
Texas pitchers mixed for 14 strikeouts.
“We executed the sport plan rather well and that was one of the best I’ve seen Jordan pitch in a Texas uniform,” Rangers supervisor Chris Woodward mentioned. “He went proper after these guys and you might see the conviction he had in his pitches.”