Scott Feldman takes the mound looking to avoid losing his sixth straight start as the Texas Rangers close a four-game series with the Kansas City Royals Thursday night.
Feldman (6-11, 5.06 ERA) returns to the site of his last victory, a 4-2 win over the Royals Aug. 4 in which he pitched 7.2 innings and allowed two runs. Kansas City counters with Luke Hochevar (7-13, 5.34 ERA).
The first-place Rangers (81-55) are looking to take three out of four games in Kansas City and win the season series with the Royals (61-75). The season series is tied at four games apiece.
The game at Kaufman Stadium starts at 7:10 p.m. CT and can be seen locally on Fox Sports Southwest. MLB Network will carry the game regionally and ESPN Radio nationally.
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