Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday.
Matt Chavez went 4-for-4 and drove in four as the Wichita Wingnuts hammered the Joplin Blasters 10-2 Sunday afternoon to salvage the final game of the three-game weekend series.
T.J. Mittelstaedt claimed the second cycle in the last week for the Wichita Wingnuts, but they fell a run short, 13-12, to the Joplin Blasters Saturday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings, Nomar Mazara and Adrian Beltre homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Saturday night.
T.J. Mittelstaedt hit his ninth home run of the season to lead the offense in putting up six runs. However, the pitching was unable to hold a lead.