KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 26 (UPI) -- Michael Young
drove in two runs and Andruw Jones
hit a solo homer for the Texas Rangers Sunday in a 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Young had three hits and Jones added a double in the Rangers' sixth win in seven games.
Dustin Nippert (3-0) got the win, allowing a run in 4 2/3 innings.
Alex Gordon and John Buck singled in the Kansas City runs.
Ron Mahay (1-1) took the loss. Mahay and fellow relievers Jamey Wright and Juan Cruz combined to give up all seven Texas runs after starter Sidney Ponson had thrown six scoreless innings.
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