Adrian Sampson struck out a career-high 11 and yielded one run over seven innings to help the Rangers top the Royals 5-1 at Texas. Ronald Guzmán and Nomar Mazara each had two hits and a RBI for the Rangers, who have won three in a row. Brad Keller took the loss, allowing three runs on nine hits over seven innings. Jorge Solerblasted his 15th homer in defeat. The Royals finished this trip with a 1-and-6 record and have the worst road record in the majors at 8-and-23.
Photo: Adrian Sampson #52 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 2, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. (Getty Images)