Perez hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Royals beat Rangers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3.
Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals' bullpen.
Wade Davis (3-1) picked up the victory, working around Prince Fielder's double in the eighth. Greg Holland pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save in 10 opportunities.