Willie Bloomquist scored on Alexi Ogando's wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and Alex Gordon drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 10-9 on Tuesday night.
Wilson Betemit opened the ninth with a double and Bloomquist
pinch-ran for him. Brayan Pena walked with one out. Bloomquist
stole third with one out and scored on Ogando's wild pitch with
Yuniesky Betancourt at the plate.
Jakim Soria (1-2) picked up the victory, allowing one hit in a
scoreless ninth. Rangers left-hander Darren Oliver (1-2), who
started the ninth, took the loss and has allowed 11 earned runs in
10 innings in his past 13 outings.