at Frisco, Texas
Friday, April 3
Rangers at the plate: David Murphy hit a two-run single to highlight the Rangers' four-run fifth inning. Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz both had two-hit nights. Michael Young went 0-for-2 to snap an 11-game hitting streak. Andruw Jones hit a two-run double in the seventh.Royals at the plate: David DeJesus hit a pair of doubles in his first two at-bats. He scored after a first-inning double and drove in a run with a third-inning double. Mike Aviles had two hits in the bottom of the order. Coco Crisp went 0-for-3 after entering the game with a league-leading .500 on-base percentage.
T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.