THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT TEXAS RANGERS
04/25/2025
 
THESHOW
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT TEXAS RANGERS
GAME ID: 819 - FRIDAY, APRIL 25TH, 2025 - GAME LOG
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Kansas City Royals (11-4) 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 6 11 0
Texas Rangers (6-11) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 6 0
Hot Start Continues for Royals
Kansas City right-hander Willie Anderson made an effective start against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington, leading his team to a 6-2 win. Anderson went 7 innings to notch the win. He scattered 5 hits, walked 2, and struck out 12. His record improves to 3-1. The Rangers, now 6-11, continue their poor start.

The Royals got a big at-bat from first baseman Freddie Freeman. For the game, Freeman was 1-4 with a home run and a walk. He drove in 2 runs and scored once. In the top of the first, with a runner on 1st, he stroked a 2-run home run. His 1st home run of the season gave Kansas City a 2-0 lead.

"I just try to see the ball and put a good swing on it," said Freeman.
KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORE TEXAS BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Mejía RF 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 .271 0 1
J. Velens SS 4 1 1 0 1 1 3 .211 1 5
F. Freeman 1B 4 1 1 2 1 3 2 .288 1 4
J. Rivera DH 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .293 2 6
C. Love LF 5 1 1 1 0 2 3 .214 2 5
C. Kelly 3B 4 1 2 0 1 1 1 .275 2 7
D. Grullon C 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .375 0 0
M. Marshall 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .237 0 3
S. Walker CF 4 0 1 2 0 2 3 .157 0 6
Totals 36 6 11 6 6 13 16      
BATTING
Doubles: S. Walker (2, 8th Inning off R. Eades, 3 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: C. Love (2, 4th Inning off K. Miller, 0 on, 2 outs) F. Freeman (1, 1st Inning off K. Miller, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: M. Marshall , C. Love 4 , J. Velens , S. Walker 2 , J. Rivera 2 , D. Grullon 2 , C. Kelly 2 , F. Freeman 4
2-out RBI: C. Love
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: M. Marshall , J. Velens , S. Walker , C. Kelly , F. Freeman
GIDP: C. Love
Team LOB: 8

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Mejía (3)
CS: J. Velens (1)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Freeman-Velens-Freeman)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
B. Marie 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .306 4 7
A. Silva LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .179 3 9
B. Zimmer CF 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 .268 3 7
N. Mazara RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .178 1 1
J. Bell DH 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .167 0 0
R. Villa C 3 0 0 0 1 3 1 .281 2 6
R. Urena SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .220 1 2
R. McGuire 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .254 1 5
R. French 2B 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 .341 1 7
Totals 32 2 6 2 2 15 13      
BATTING
Doubles: R. French (1, 8th Inning off W. Anderson, 2 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: N. Mazara (1, 9th Inning off G. Burland, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: R. French 2 , R. McGuire , R. Urena , N. Mazara 4 , J. Bell , B. Marie
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: B. Zimmer
GIDP: A. Silva
Team LOB: 4

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (McGuire-Urena)
KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORE TEXAS PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
W. Anderson W (3-1) 7.0 5 1 1 2 12 0 119 73 2.10   
G. Burland 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 23 16 5.63   
PITCHING
Game Score: W. Anderson 73
Batters Faced: W. Anderson 27, G. Burland 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: W. Anderson 5-3, G. Burland 1-2
Pitches - Strikes: W. Anderson 119-73, G. Burland 23-16
Inherited Runners - Scored: G. Burland 2-0
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
K. Miller L (3-1) 5.2 5 3 3 2 9 2 110 74 4.13   
K. Herrera 1.1 2 1 1 2 2 0 29 14 5.79   
J. López 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 0 13 8 5.40   
R. Eades 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 36 21 0.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: K. Miller 54
Batters Faced: K. Miller 24, K. Herrera 7, J. López 4, R. Eades 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: K. Miller 7-1, K. Herrera 0-1, J. López 0-1, R. Eades 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: K. Miller 110-74, K. Herrera 29-14, J. López 13-8, R. Eades 36-21
Inherited Runners - Scored: K. Herrera 1-0 , J. López 1-1 , R. Eades 3-2
WP: J. López
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Willie Anderson
Ballpark: Globe Life Park in Arlington
Weather: Clear skies (61 degrees), wind blowing out to right at 11 mph
Start Time: 8:05 PM EST
Time: 3:42
Attendance: 31672
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