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Rangers Vs. Royals Series Preview: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Texas Rangers continue their road trip with a four-game series against the Kansas City Royals.

Aug 28, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish (11) throws a pitch during the first inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rangers Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE
Aug 28, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish (11) throws a pitch during the first inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rangers Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE

The Texas Rangers started their 10-game road trip on a high note, winning two-of-three in Cleveland thanks to the hot bat of Adrien Beltre and the incredible debut of top-prospect Jurickson Profar. The Rangers now head to Kansas City for a four-game series against the Royals, looking to build upon their American League best 79-54 record.

The Royals have struggled for most of the season and are coming off a four wins in their past six games, losing a double-header against Minnesota on Saturday.

Probable pitchers for the series:

Monday, Sept. 3: RHP Yu Darvish (13-9, 4.31) takes on LHP Bruce Chen (10-10, 5.13) on Monday. First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. CT with coverage on FSSW and ESPN Radio.

Tuesday, Sept. 4: LHP Matt Harrison (15-8, 3.30) faces RHP Jeremy Guthrie (3-3, 3.86).; first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. CT, coverage on FSSW and ESPN Radio.

Wednesday, Sept. 5: RHP Ryan Dempster (4-1, 4.58) goes up against LHP Will Smith (4-7, 5.45); first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m CT with coverage on FSSW and ESPN Radio.

Thursday, Sept. 6: RHP Scott Feldman (6-11, 5.01) looks to rebound against RHP Luke Hochevar (7-13, 5.34); first pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. CT with coverage on FSSW, MLB Network and ESPN Radio.

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