Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Kansas City leads 1-0 (as of 9/1)

Game 1: Monday, September 1
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Game 2: Tuesday, September 2
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Game 3: Wednesday, September 3
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Rangers 3

(53-84, 29-44 away)

Royals 4

(75-62, 36-33 home)

    8:10 PM ET, September 1, 2014

    Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri 

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    W: Y. Ventura (11-9)

    L: C. Lewis (9-12)

    S: G. Holland (41)

    Texas at Kansas City - September 01, 2014

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    Gameday Matchup

     TexasKansas City
    W-L67-9589-73
    Night42-7663-48
    Grass65-9185-70
    Current StreakL1W1
    Last 107-36-4

    Pitching Matchup

    TexasKansas City
    C. Lewis
    10-14, 5.18 ERA

    Last Game:
    9/25 vs OAK
    7.0 IP, 1 ER
    Dec = ND
    Y. Ventura
    14-10, 3.20 ERA

    Last Game:
    9/28 at CHW
    4.0 IP, 4 ER
    Dec = ND

    Gameday Lineups

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    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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