Cole Hamels and two relievers combined on a four-hitter as the Rangers beat the Royals 4-1 in Kansas City. Hamels struck out seven over seven innings of four-hit, one-run ball for the win. Delino DeShields doubled in two runs and Isiah Kiner-Falefa added a run-scoring double for Texas, which has won four in-a-row. Jason Hammel dropped to 2-and-8 with the loss for Kansas City. Rosell Herrera went 2-for-3 with an RBI double for the Royals, who have lost eight in-a-row and 14 of their last 15 games.
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