Rookie Moreland homers again, Texas beats Royals

Rookie Mitch Moreland homered again and
the Texas Rangers kept pulling away in the AL West, beating the
Kansas City Royals 4-3 Wednesday night.
The Rangers increased their division lead to 9½ games over
Oakland, which lost in New York.
Moreland homered for the second straight game, leading off the
sixth inning with a shot that made it 4-2. He has five home runs in
his first 25 big league games.
Tommy Hunter (12-2) allowed two runs on seven hits and four
walks in 5 2-3 innings.