Royals on the mound:
Scott Elarton, who has been named the Royals' Opening Day starter, worked four innings, allowing one run on three hits, while striking out two and walking one. Mike Wood struck out four and allowed three runs, one unearned, in four innings.
Rangers on the mound:
Starter Adam Eaton permitted four runs on six hits in three innings, while striking out two. Rookie left-hander Fabio Castro, a Rule 5
Draft pick the Rangers acquired in a trade with the Royals, had a rough outing, giving up five runs on four hits in just
two-thirds of an inning.
Cactus League records:
Royals 3-3-1; Rangers 4-3-1
Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt will start for the Royals against the Athletics
at 2:05 p.m. CT on Friday at Surprise Stadium. The Rangers will start Vicente
Padilla against the Padres in Friday's game at 12:05 p.m. PT at Peoria Stadium.
Alan Eskew is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.