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MLB: Texas 3, Kansas City 2

MLB: Texas 3, Kansas City 2
Texas Rangers' Ian Kinsler watches his pop fly to right field against the Seattle Mariners in the third inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle on July 12, 2009. The Mariners beat the Rangers 5-3 to take three out of four games. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant) | License Photo

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 9 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers nipped Kansas City 3-2 Saturday in the third game of a four-game series.

Ian Kinsler put the Rangers ahead with an RBI single in the eighth and Elvis Andrus had a run and an RBI for the home team. Josh Hamilton had the other RBI.

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Davis DeJesus slammed a homer for the losing team and Mitch Maier drove in the other run.

Reliever Chris Ray (1-0) held the Royals scoreless in the eighth to pick up the win and Neftali Feliz was credited with a save. Rich Harden opened and went five innings for the Rangers, giving up two runs on six hits.

Gil Melche (0-4) went the distance for the Royals, giving up three runs on six hits while walking seven.

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