The Royals returned the favor today against the Rangers.  Down 5-4 in the bottom of the 8 th , The Royals scored twice, once on a wild pitch by Frank Francisco and then a sacrifice fly by Jose Guillen that scored Alex Gordon who was 2 for 4 with a home run and double in the 8 th which set up that tying run.  Mike Aviles also homered for the Royals. 

Brian Bannister pitched seven innings giving up four runs.  Ron Mahay got the win and Joakim Soria picked up 15th save.