Top of 7th

Series: Game 1 of 3

Series starts Mon 9/1

Game 1: Monday, September 1
Texas1Top of
7th
Kansas City4
Game 2: Tuesday, September 2
Texas8:10
PM ET
Kansas City
Game 3: Wednesday, September 3
Texas8:10
PM ET
Kansas City

Rangers 1

(53-83, 29-43 away)

Royals 4

(74-61, 35-32 home)

78°
Overcast

8:10 PM ET, September 1, 2014

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri 

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Pitcher vs. Batter

Ventura (KAN): 6.0 IP, 1 ER, 7 K

Telis (TEX): 0-2

Texas at Kansas City - September 01, 2014

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Gameday Matchup

 TexasKansas City
W-L53-8374-61
Night33-6551-40
Grass51-7970-58
Current StreakL2L3
Last 104-64-6

Pitching Matchup

TexasKansas City
C. Lewis
9-11, 5.46 ERA

Last Game:
8/27 at SEA
9.0 IP, 4 ER
Dec = Win
Y. Ventura
10-9, 3.32 ERA

Last Game:
8/22 at TEX
6.0 IP, 1 ER
Dec = Win

Gameday Lineups

NO.TexasKansas City
1. L. Martin, CF J. Dyson, CF
2. E. Andrus, SS O. Infante, 2B
3. A. Rios, RF A. Gordon, LF
4. A. Beltre, 3B S. Perez, C
5. R. Rua, DH E. Hosmer, 1B
6. A. Rosales, 1B R. Ibanez, DH
7. T. Telis, C C. Peguero, RF
8. R. Odor, 2B M. Moustakas, 3B
9. M. Choice, LF A. Escobar, SS

Research Notes

Yordano Ventura averages 96.8 mph with his fastball, the fastest in MLB among qualified starting pitchers. The Texas Rangers are hitting .269 against fastballs of 95-plus mph this season, second in the AL. Leonys Martin leads the AL with a .364 BA on such pitches this season.

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