Surprise, AZ (Sports Network) - Yangervis Solarte hit a two-run homer in the
bottom of the ninth to even the score and the Texas Rangers and Kansas City
Royals ended in a 5-5 tie during the spring training opener for both teams.
Xavier Nady, Elliot Johnson, Eric Hosmer and Adam Moore each had an RBI for
the Royals before David Lough's run scoring single in the top of the ninth put
Kansas City ahead 5-3.
Derek Holland started for Texas, giving up six hits and an earned run over
three innings of work. Nelson Cruz hit a fourth inning two-run homer and Craig
Gentry contributed an RBI single in the seventh.
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