No one the Rangers would rather have on the mound than their ace lefty and he didn’t disappoint. Matlack would go the distance allowing only 5 hits and a lone run in the 9th. The Rangers offense would once again be lead by Al Oliver as his 2 run double in the 6th broke the game open for the Rangers. Rangers for a Game 6 back in Royals Stadium.
Final Score: Rangers 4, Royals 1
WP: John Matlack (1-1)
LP: Dennis Leonard (1-1)