Royals edge Rangers

Win in 10 innings

Members of the Royals celebrate their win over the Rangers on Sunday in Kansas City.

Members of the Royals celebrate their win over the Rangers on Sunday in Kansas City. Photo by The Associated Press.

KANSAS CITY — Errors by Alberto Gonzalez and Mike Olt in a three-pitch span allowed the tiebreaking run to score in the 10th inning, giving the Kansas City Royals a 7-6 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

With the score 6-6, Michael Kirkman (0-2) walked Billy Butler leading off the 10th. Gonzalez, who entered in the ninth when Elvis Andrus left because of a sore shoulder, booted a routine grounder by Salvador Perez as pinch-runner Eric Hosmer advanced,

Jeff Francoeur took a ball and then grounded to third. Olt, who made his major league debut Thursday, threw the ball into right field as Hosmer came home.

Texas dropped to 13-15 since the start of July.

Greg Holland (4-3) threw 46 pitches in two innings, working around three hits and two walks.

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