Game 2 features another top flight pitching matchup as the Rangers send Fergie Jenkins (18-8 3.04 Grade 14) to the mound opposite Paul Splittorff (19-13 3.40 Grade 13).
Another quality pitching matchup, another low scoring game? The Royals break a scoreless tie in the 3rd with a 3 spot. RBI hits by Frank White, George Brett, and Amos Otis account for the scoring. The Rangers down 3-0 finally get on the board with a run in the 6th. 2 out RBI single by Al Oliver the big hit. Splittorff and Al Hrabosky again would keep the Rangers quiet the rest of the game and give the Royals a 2-0 series advantage as we head to Arlington Stadium.
Final Score: Royals 3, Rangers 1
WP: Paul Splittorff (1-0)
LP: Fergie Jenkins (0-1)
Save: Al Hrabosky (2)