The Rangers dropped their second straight game to the Royals in Kansas City, as Kevin Millwood lasted only 2 2/3 innings and gave up nine hits and six runs while throwing 77 pitches. Nelson Cruz hit two homers in a losing effort, his fourth and fifth of the season.
Kansas City chased Kevin Millwood with a four-run third and pounded 13 hits to support Odalis Perez en route to a victory over the Rangers. The Royals left-hander threw six innings and gave up three runs on seven hits in the win, his sixth of the season.
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