Major League Baseball: Rangers 3, Royals 2
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Austin Bibens-Dirkx earned his first victory of the season, shutting down a struggling Kansas City Royals squad thats wondering when it will get its next win.
Bibens-Dirkx pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Rougned Odor homered and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.
Bibens-Dirkx (1-1) allowed one run and five hits in 6 2/3 innings for his first win since last Sept. 6 in a relief appearance at Atlanta – and sent the Royals to their ninth straight loss.
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