Hearne Lifts Rangers Past Royals

The Texas Rangers claimed a series win over the Kansas City Royals Thursday night, 3-1 at Globe Life Park.

Left-hander Taylor Hearn was solid on the mound, tossing five shutout innings while striking out five.

With the win, Texas improves to 13-17 overall.

The Rangers will be back home Friday evening to host the Boston Red Sox at 7 p.m.