Gibson 10 Ks, Gallo 2 HRs for Rangers in 8-0 win over Royals

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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Kyle Gibson throws against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Gibson had a season-high 10 strikeouts, Joey Gallo hit two massive home runs and the Texas Rangers have won consecutive games for the first time in more than a month. Gallo matched his career high with five RBIs in the 8-0 win over the Kansas City Royals. He hit a three-run homer 451 feet in the fourth inning, and added a two-run shot in the eighth that went 445 feet. Gibson is 6-0 after allowing only two singles and a walk in his seven innings. The Rangers hadn’t won back-to-back games since a three-game sweep of Houston from May 20-22.